NFL: Cincinnati Bengals at New England PatriotsFOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are regaining their health as they prepare for the most difficult matchup on their 2014 schedule.

Offensive linemen Bryan Stork and Dan Connolly (concussions) were removed from the Patriots’ injury report Wednesday after starting Sunday against the Chicago Bears.

Defensive end Chandler Jones (hip) was the lone player who didn’t participate in practice.

Defensive lineman Dominique Easley (knee), safety Nate Ebner (finger), offensive lineman Cameron Fleming (finger) and special teamer Matthew Slater (shoulder) were limited in practice.

Quarterback Tom Brady (ankle), cornerback Brandon Browner (ankle) and linebacker Dont’a Hightower (knee) were full participants despite their ailments.

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