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Wednesday, December 2, 2009
Eighteen limited in practice

By Chris Forsberg

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- A whopping 18 players, including four linebackers and five offensive linemen, engaged in limited participation during the Patriots' walkthrough Wednesday inside the Dana Farber Fieldhouse.

Running back Fred Taylor (ankle) was the only player not to participate, according to the team's injury / participation report.

Those who experienced limited activity included: running back Sammy Morris (knee); wide receivers Sam Aiken (hip) and Julian Edelman (forearm); linebackers Eric Alexander (groin), Tully Banta-Cain (shoulder), Rob Ninkovich (knee) and Pierre Woods (groin); tight end Chris Baker (shoulder); defensive linemen Ron Brace (ankle), Ty Warren (ankle) and Jarvis Green (knee); safeties Pat Chung (head) and Bret Lockett (groin); and offensive linemen Nick Kaczur (ankle), Dan Koppen (knee), Stephen Neal (ankle), Sebastian Vollmer (head) and Matt Light (knee).

For the Miami Dolphins, center Jake Grove (ankle) did not participate in Wednesday's session, while defensive end Lionel Dotson (ankle) was limited. Both safety Yeremiah Bell (thumb) and running back Ricky Williams (chest) fully participated.