FOXBOROUGH -- Patriots defensive lineman Mike Wright returned to practice today, his first appearance since Aug. 6.
Mike Wright (99) (John Bohn / Globe Staff / File)
The Patriots practiced in full pads and the media was present for stretching, positional drills, and special teams work. A total of 13 players were missing from the portion of practice observed by media members, not including rookie linebacker Tyrone McKenzie, who has a torn ACL and has not signed with the team yet.
Cornerback Jonathan Wilhite (shoulder) was present, but was clad in a red non-contract jersey.
Here is the full list of missing players:
QB Brian Hoyer
WR Julian Edelman
CB Shawn Springs
RB Kevin Faulk
RB Sammy Morris
LB Paris Lenon
OL George Bussey
OL Billy Yates
TE Benjamin Watson
DL Myron Pryor
LB Shawn Crable
OL Mark LeVoir (physically unable to perform list)
WR Brandon Tate (non-football injury list)