FOXBOROUGH -- For the second day in a row, the same group of Patriots players were missing from practice.
Wide receiver Danny Amendola, defensive end Jermaine Cunningham, cornerback Brandon Jones were all not spotted at Patriots practice.
Also not practicing were tight end Rob Gronkowski, defensive tackle Armond Armstead, and wide receiver Mark Harrison.
A second group of players worked off to the side with the training staff, including cornerback Ras-I Dowling, cornerback Alfonzo Dennard, tight end Daniel Fells, defensive end Justin Francis, offensive lineman Marcus Cannon, and wide receiver Kamar Aiken.
The Patriots practiced in shells.