The Patriots held a light walk-thru Friday morning at Bryant College. The one-hour session last from approximately 10:45 to 11:45 and briefly covered offense, defense and special teams.
Dressed in shorts and jerseys in the slightly cooler temperatures the practice focused on the mental side of the game. The players and coaches worked through different formations and adjustments at a quick pace.
Following the light practice, Head Coach Bill Belichick called his team together and addressed it for about five minutes. In the address he revealed to the players that he had cancelled the day's afternoon session, an added bonus to Saturday's previously scheduled day off. The players now have nearly two whole days off until they must report back to camp Sunday morning for meetings, lunch and a 3:00 p.m. practice.
Injured offensive linemen Joe Andruzzi and Grey Ruegamer did some light running following practice. Andruzzi wore a neoprene brace on his knee and jogged with a slight limp. … Numerous players including Andruzzi, J.R. Redmond, Daniel Benetka and many more spent an extended time period signing autographs for fans. … Offensive coordinator Charlie Weis did not attend the walk thru. … The team will practice Monday night Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. at CMGI Field in Foxborough. The practice is closed to the general public. It is open to Fidelity Investment Clubhouse Seat holders and Luxury suite owners only, who have already been issued their tickets.