Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski among 4 that didn’t practice

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Tom Brady (left shoulder), Rob Gronkowski (thigh), Eric Rowe (groin) and Nate Solder (not injury related) did not take part in Wednesday's practice.

This is Solder's second absence without injury and raises concerns about his situation is.

Brady said Wednesday that he's playing on Sunday against the Jets.

Limited Patriots: Rex Burkhead (ribs), Marcus Cannon (ankle), Stephon Gilmore (ankle), Dont'a Hightower (knee), Elandon Roberts (ankle) and Matthew Slater (hamstring).

The Jets were missing RB Bilal Powell (calf) and DT Muhammad Wilkerson (shoulder/toe).

Limited Jets: DB Justin Burris (foot), DL Kony Ealy (shoulder), RB Matt Forte (knee/toe) and DB Darryl Roberts (hamstring)