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Thursday, October 4, 2012
Hernandez returns to practice
By Mike Rodak
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tight end
returned to practice today for the first time since injuring his ankle Sept. 16 against the Cardinals.
Hernandez, whose versatility makes the Patriots a tougher offense to defend, has missed the last two games and has six receptions for 59 yards and one touchdown on the year.
In addition to Hernandez, tight ends
(concussion) returned to practice.
The three players not in attendance were cornerback
The Patriots practiced in light shoulder pads.