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Patriots center Bryan Stork not ready for practice

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- If the New England Patriots held a practice Wednesday, rookie center Bryan Stork wouldn't have participated.

That was the main takeaway from the team's projected participation report, which the club was required to submit per NFL rules. Stork, who started 12 games (including playoffs), injured his knee in the divisional round playoff win over the Ravens and didn't play in the AFC Championship Game. He was spotted walking through the locker room on Monday without the aid of crutches.

Without Stork, the Patriots moved veteran Ryan Wendell from right guard to center, and inserted second-year player Josh Kline at right guard.

Meanwhile, the Patriots listed cornerback Brandon Browner (knee), linebacker Dont'a Hightower (shoulder), defensive tackle Chris Jones (elbow), receiver Brandon LaFell (shoulder/toe) and defensive tackle Sealver Siliga (foot) as projected limited participants.