FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots were missing a rookie during Thursday’s practice.
Michael Buchanan was back at practice on Thursday, according to multiple reports. His absence from Wednesday’s practice was not injury related. Jamie Collins was the missing rookie on Thursday. He was spotted in the locker room on Wednesday and did not appear to be bothered by an injury.
Tommy Kelly and Leon Washington were missing from practice for the second straight day. Both players were hurt during Sunday’s game. Kelly has a knee injury and Washington hurt his ankle.
Shane Vereen and Armond Armstead were also spotted away from the practice fields. Vereen had a cast on his right wrist.