FOXBOROUGH -- The Patriots were missing 14 players during the media portion of practice this afternoon as the team prepares for Saturday's game against the Detroit Lions. The players were in shorts and shells.
Albert Haynesworth practiced for the third consecutive day. Rookie running back Shane Vereen also was back out at practice today.
Here is the list of players who were missing:
RB Stevan Ridley, CB Leigh Bodden, RB Kevin Faulk, DB Malcolm Williams, RB Eric Kettani, LB Jeff Tarpinian, LB Dane Fletcher, LB Brandon Spikes, OL Marcus Cannon, OL Ryan Wendell, DL Brandon Deaderick, LB Jermaine Cunningham, DL Ron Brace and DL Mike Wright.