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Brady limited in Thursday practice

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who missed his first practice of the season Wednesday with a foot injury, was limited in the team's practice Thursday.

The Boston Globe reported that Brady has been slowed by a sprained foot, but he is expected to play Sunday.

Elsewhere, safety Patrick Chung (knee), guard Stephen Neal (shoulder), running back Fred Taylor (toe) and defensive lineman Mike Wright (groin) were also limited, while defensive lineman Myron Pryor (back) and safety Jarrad Page (calf) missed their second straight day of practice.

As for Pittsburgh, five players were missing from practice, including: DE Brett Keisel (hamstring), TE Heath Miller (knee), G Chris Kemoeatu (knee/ankle), S Will Allen (concussion) and DE Aaron Smith (tricep). Kicker Jeff Reed returned after sitting out Wednesday.