Rob Gronkowski Returns to Practice, Rest of Patriots Injury Report Remains Unchanged

Rob Gronkowski Returns to Practice, Rest of Patriots Injury Report Remains UnchangedINDIANAPOLIS — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski practiced Thursday for the first time since injuring his ankle in the AFC Championship Game.

Gronkowski, who was listed as limited, missed the team's last four practices.

The remainder of the Patriots' injury report was unchanged from Wednesday. Ten other players were limited: tackle Marcus Cannon (ankle), safety Patrick Chung (knee), linebacker Dane Fletcher (thumb), defensive lineman Kyle Love (ankle), left guard Logan Mankins (knee), linebacker Rob Ninkovich (hip), linebacker Brandon Spikes (knee), right tackle Sebastian Vollmer (flu, foot, back), wide receiver Wes Welker (knee) and linebacker Tracy White (abdominal).

Five players were full participants despite their respective ailments: wide receiver Deion Branch (knee), center Dan Connolly (groin), safety James Ihedigbo (shoulder), left tackle Matt Light (flu) and wide receiver Matthew Slater (shoulder).

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