The Patriots practiced today, a session closed to the public and the media, but news of many star players returning was all the rage today.
Players Who Return: Defensive Ends Trey Flowers and Rufus Johnson, WR Julian Edelman and Aaron Dobson, TE Scott Chandler, OL Ryan Wendell and Caylin Hauptmann and RB Travaris Cadet all returned to practice today.
Did Not Practice: WR Brandon LaFell, CB Darryl Roberts, LB Dekoda Watson and Dane Fletcher, OL Marcus Cannon, Chris Barker and Bryan Stork, DL Chris Jones and Joe Vellano, and TE Jake Bequette.
Edelman and Cadet left during positional drills to rehab and condition in a different field.
The Patriots released FB Eric Kettani to free up a roster spot for WR Reggie Wayne.
WR Zach D’Orazio will now wear number 83, so Reggie Wayne can wear number 15.