FOXBORO -- Logan Mankins (ankle) and Chandler Jones (ankle) returned to practice on Thursday and were among 12 Patriots limited in sweats and shells practice outside Gillette Stadium.
Rob Gronkowski (forearm) and Nick McDonald (shoulder) were the only ones to miss practice among those eligible to participate. Brandon Bolden also returned and was not listed on the injury report after missing two weeks prior to his four-week PED suspension with a knee injury.
Both Jones and Mankins are reportedly set to return to action this Monday night against the Texans barring setbacks.
Here is Thursday's complete report:
Did Not Practice
TE Rob Gronkowski (forearm/hip)
OL Nick McDonald (shoulder)
DT Ron Brace (elbow)
DE Chandler Jones (ankle)
G Logan Mankins (ankle/calf)
OT Sebastian Vollmer (back/knee)
G Dan Connolly (back)
S Patrick Chung (shoulder/hamstring)
TE Aaron Hernandez (ankle)
LB Dont'a Hightower (hamstring)
WR Brandon Lloyd (knee)
DT Kyle Love (knee)
LB Brandon Spikes (knee/ankle)
WR Wes Welker (ankle)
LB Jerod Mayo (elbow)
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