Friday, October 19, 2012
Hernandez, Mankins back at practice
By Mike Rodak
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots held their second and final practice of the week on Friday (Wednesday's session was a walkthrough), with tight end Aaron Hernandez (ankle) and guard Logan Mankins (calf/hip) returning to the field after missing Thursday's session.
Meanwhile, safety Steve Gregory (hip), running back Brandon Bolden (knee), and linebacker Tracy White (foot) all were not spotted. None have practiced this week, and will likely be declared out for Sunday's game on Friday's injury report.
Gregory has been spotted in the locker room on Friday, and of the three injured players, he would seem to be closest to returning.
The Patriots practiced in their indoor facility for the first time this season. Players were in light shoulder pads.