Patriots Practice Report: Perfect Attendance Before AFC Championship Game

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots are healthy three days out from the AFC Championship Game.

All 62 Patriots players were present and accounted for at practice Thursday. The Patriots practiced in full pads outside after holding a walk-through in the Empower Field House on Wednesday. Wide receiver Matthew Slater (shin) was the lone player who didn’t participate in Wednesday’s session.

The Patriots haven’t had perfect practice attendance since Dec. 11. They currently have an open spot on their 53-man roster and a full practice squad.

The Patriots take on the Broncos on Sunday in Denver at 3:05 p.m. ET. The Patriots lost to the Broncos in Denver 30-24 in Week 12.

Thumbnail photo via Jim O’Connor/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Dec 27, 2015; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New England Patriots outside linebacker Jamie Collins (91) returns recovered fumble for touchdown during the third quarter at MetLife Stadium. New York Jets defeat the New England Patriots 26-20 in OT. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports

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