FOXBOROUGH -- The Patriots are holding their afternoon practice on the upper fields behind Gillette Stadium. DL Richard Seymour is present for the second day in a row, as the players are in shorts/sweatpants, shells and helmets.
Players not present for the media-access portion of the workout were the same as Wednesday:
ILB Eric Alexander
S Mel Mitchell
RB Sammy Morris
TE Benjamin Watson
S Eugene Wilson
The media was present for stretching and a few warmup drills.
LB Larry Izzo and QB Matt Gutierrez wore black jerseys, signifying they are the practice players of the week. The practice player of the week award goes to the players who best help prepare the Patriots in the days leading up to a victory.