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McCourty, Spikes not at walkthrough

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots cornerback Devin McCourty was among three players not present for a walkthrough practice on Wednesday, held inside the team's fieldhouse.

McCourty left Sunday's game in New York with a shoulder injury, which was later reported by WBZ-TV to be a separated shoulder.

Linebackers Brandon Spikes (knee) and Dane Fletcher (thumb) were also not present for the walkthrough; neither player traveled with the team for Sunday's game against the Jets.

Running back Kevin Faulk was present in the fieldhouse but did not wear a uniform, a sign that Faulk would not be participating in the session. The veteran had a strong return from the physically-unable-to-perform list in Pittsburgh, but was inactive against the Giants and played only nine snaps against the Jets, after being listed as questionable on the injury report with a knee injury.

Since the Patriots play on Monday night against the Chiefs, the team does not have to release an injury report on Wednesday.