Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/4/15

NEW ORLEANS - NOVEMBER 30: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots warms ups against the New Orleans Saints at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots had their starting quarterback on the practice field on Thursday. Tom Brady returned to practice after missing Wednesday’s session with an illness. Brady went through his normal stretching and jogging routine before beginning some passing drills on the Gillette Stadium practice field. Brady will hold a press conference at 12:45 p.m. The Patriots had a full house at practice. Long snapper Danny Aiken also returned after missing practice on Wednesday with an illness. Wide receiver Aaron Dobson practiced for the second straight day after missing two weeks with an injured foot. Punter Ryan Allen also practiced despite hurting his shoulder on Saturday in the divisional round playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts. Have a question for Doug Kyed? Send it to him via Twitter at @DougKyedNESN or send it here.Filed under: Doug Kyed, Headlines, New England Patriots
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