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FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker missed his first practice of the regular season Wednesday due to a neck injury that he likely suffered from a hit by Steelers safety Troy Polamalu. However, Welker spoke with the New York media on a conference call Wednesday, which is typically an indication that his injury shouldn't be serious enough to keep him out of Sunday's game against the Giants. Wide receiver Julian Edelman attended practice a day after appearing court to face an indecent assault and battery charge for allegedly groping a woman at a nightclub. Edelman was also a...
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