Patriots minicamp: Brandin Cooks, Stephon Gilmore continue to stand out

FOXBORO — The Patriots have completed their second practice of their three-day minicamp. Here are the Herald’s observations: Attendance notes: Defensive tackle Lawrence Guy and offensive lineman Andrew Jelks (unknown injury) were not present. Guy was a full participant yesterday. Left tackle Nate Solder returned to practice today after missing yesterday’s workout. Linebacker Dont'a Hightower, defensive tackle Alan Branch and wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell watched the walkthrough portion at the start of practice before working out on the lower field. Safety Duron Harmon again participated in positional drills before working out on the lower field during team drills. Linebacker Jonathan Freeny