Roche: Observations From Patriots Training Camp Day 9

FOXBORO (CBS) — The Patriots enjoyed their final practice of the week on the Gillette Stadium practice fields. The team is off Sunday and will hold the first of two joint practices with the Jaguars Monday at 9:30 a.m. in Foxboro. Here are some of the notes/observations/thoughts from Practice Day 9, a day that the team once again practiced in pads: –Some returning bodies as Nate Solder and Cody Hollister were present at the beginning of practice. Both left for the lower conditioning field after drills and were joined by RB Rex Burkhead, RB Mike Gillislee, OL Andrew Jelks, TE James O’Shaughnessy as well as PUP players LB Dont’a Hightower and DL Alan Branch. –WR/ST Matthew Slater was the lone player