FOXBORO -- After straining his left hamstring in the first half against the Bills and missing the second half, rookie inside linebacker Dont'a Hightower returned to practice on Thursday and Friday and proclaimed himself a "game-time" decision for Sunday against the Broncos.
"Right now, it's going to be a day-to-day thing," Hightower said. "It's going to be up to [trainer Jim Whalen] and coach Belichick. But, each day, I'm getting better, feeling better and moving around great. So, it's going to be a game-time decision. It's going to be up to them.
"No pain. I'm out there, I'm running around and doing everything I can but again, each day it's a day-by-day thing and we're going to have to see about that."
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