IMG_0017_2FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots got their starting left tackle back.

Nate Solder returned to practice on Thursday after missing Wednesday’s session with a concussion. The only player absent was wide receiver Aaron Dobson.

Dobson hurt his foot against the Panthers. He has not practiced since and was spotted in a walking boot on Sunday.

Kenbrell Thompkins sat out Sunday’s game against the Browns. He appeared to be moving much better on his injured hip.

The Patriots were in the Dana-Farber Field House. They have been practicing in the practice bubble to simulate the heat in Miami. It was 23 degrees in Foxboro when practice started at 10:45 a.m.

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