FOXBORO -- Chad Ochocinco was one of three Patriots players absent from the media portion of practice Friday. The wideout was one of 11 members of the Patriots listed on the injury report, being identified as having a hamstring issue. Also not present at the beginning of practice for the Pats were linebackers Brandon Spikes (knee) and Dane Fletcher (thumb), with both ruled out.
Ochocinco joined Deion Branch, cornerback Devin McCourty, and safety Patrick Chung as those listed questionable. Wide receiver Wes Welker and guard Brian Waters were classified as probable.