New England Patriots: Several Injured Players See The Field in Practice

August 23, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Tully Banta-Cain, Leigh Bodden, Gary Guyton, and Damione Lewis returned to New England Patriots practice on Monday, as Tweeted by ESPNboston.com's Mike Reiss.
Bill Belichick says that depth is really most important in November and December, but some were beginning to wonder if lack of depth in August may hurt them if they weren't healthy for the season opener.
Good news for Belichick is that he may not have to worry as much as some had thought.
The injury-depleted roster of New England has been the center of discussion surrounding the Patriots this preseason. With a season-ending injury to Ty Warren, the Patriots couldn't afford to lose another defensive linemen or outside linebacker in what had been called a mediocre, at best, pass rush to begin with.
The returns of Tully Banta-Cain and Damione Lewis are huge in those regards.
Getting Leigh Bodden back into the mix at cornerback is big, and the team can now begin to determine whom out of he and McCourty wi...

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