It sure could use them.
Both participated fully in practice for the second straight day Thursday in preparation for Sunday's wild-card playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens. Wilfork, selected to his second Pro Bowl at nose tackle, missed the last three games with a foot injury. Warren, a defensive end, missed two of those games and most of the third.
Without the duo, the Patriots allowed 144 yards rushing last Sunday in a 34-27 win over the Houston Texans, who have one of the NFL's worst rushing attacks.