Darius Butler Back in Lineup After Missing Steelers Game, Stephen Neal, Fred Taylor Inactive

FOXBORO, Mass. — Even after practicing for two straight weeks, Patriots running back Fred Taylor will miss his seventh consecutive game with a toe injury on his left foot.

The Patriots announced their inactive list for Sunday's game against the Colts, and it includes Taylor, right guard Stephen Neal (shoulder), safety Jarrad Page (left calf), cornerback Jonathan Wilhite (hip), defensive lineman Myron Pryor (back), offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger (flu), wide receiver Taylor Price and tackle Mark LeVoir. Price and LeVoir were not listed on the injury report this week.

Quarterback Tom Brady (right foot, right shoulder) and wide receiver Brandon Tate (flu) were the only two players on the injury report who will play against the Colts. Also, cornerback Darius Butler returns to the lineup after sitting last week against the Steelers.

Taylor did not work out on the field prior to kickoff, which means the Patriots likely made their decision about Taylor on Saturday or earlier Sunday morning. Neal did work out on the field, although none of the medical staff were present, so it appeared as though he might have been a game-time decision.

Page, who returned to practice Friday for the first time in five weeks, is missing his fifth consecutive game. Neal is missing his second game in a row. Wilhite is missing his first game of the season. Pryor is out for the second straight week. Price is missing his 10th game in a row. LeVoir is out for the sixth consecutive game, and Ohrnberger is out for the seventh straight week.

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