FOXBORO (CBS) – Linebacker Brandon Spikes was limited at practice on Thursday along with 12 other New England Patriots as they get ready for Sunday’s matchup with the Washington Redskins.

Spikes did not practice on Wednesday, but hit the field Thursday as he tries to come back from an ankle injury suffered in New England’s 24-20 loss to the Giants last month. The linebacker had 44 tackles, 32 solo, for the Patriots before getting hurt.

Read: Wilfork All About Stopping The Run

Rookie running back Stevan Ridley and offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer were the only two Patriots not to participate in practice on Thursday, which was held in shells and shorts.

The following were limited in Thursday practice:

CB Kyle Arrington (foot)

S Patrick Chung (foot)

C Dan Connolly (groin)

WR Julian Edelman (back)

LB Dane Fletcher (thumb)

S Jame Ihedigbo (shoulder)

CB Devin McCourty (shoulder)

WR Matthew Slater (shoulder)

LB Brandon Spikes (knee)

RB Shane Vereen (hamstring)

WR Wes Welker (knee)

C Ryan Wendell (calf)

RB Danny Woodhead (abdomen)

Read: Levan Reid’s Patriots Blog

Tune in to the Patriots-Redskins game Sunday on WBZ-TV and 98.5 The Sports Hub at 4:15pm. Pregame coverage begins on WBZ-TV with Patriots Gameday at 11:30am and at 1pm on The Hub. Stay tuned after the game for all the reaction and analysis on 98.5, and over on MYTV38 with Patriots Fifth Quarter.


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