Rookie rusher among those not spotted

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Patriots have taken the field for pre-game warmups and the following players have not been spotted:

WR Matthew Slater

CB Leigh Bodden

S Bret Lockett

CB Terrence Johnson

OLB Derrick Burgess

LB Gary Guyton

G Logan Mankins

G/T Nick Kaczur

WR Wes Welker

WR Torry Holt

DE Ty Warren

OLB Jermaine Cunningham

DL Ron Brace

Cunningham, one of the team's second-round draft choices and a player who was being counted on to boost the team's pass rush, was shaken up in Wednesday's practice with the Saints.