FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots return to the practice field Tuesday after a day off. The first four practices of training camp had been at 9:15 a.m. ET, but the club pushes things back this week starting with Tuesday's 1:45 p.m. session.
Bill Belichick is scheduled to answer questions from reporters at 1:15 p.m.
Recapping Monday's developments: Although it was a day off, the Patriots were busy churning the back end of their roster by waiving injured offensive tackle Kevin Hughes (he could revert to IR) and rookie defensive tackle Vince Taylor (failed physical). Meanwhile, the agent for second-year linebacker Cameron Gordon said that Gordon had agreed to terms with the club. ... No. 3 quarterback Matt Flynn is close to being ready for practice, Bill Belichick told Sirius XM NFL Radio. ... Did NFL Executive Vice President Troy Vincent and NFL Vice President of Game Operations Mike Kensil violate the league's constitution by entering officials' locker room at halftime of AFC Championship Game? ... Tom Brady plans to appear in court Aug. 12 for the first meeting with U.S. District Court judge Richard Berman, per ESPN's Dan Graziano. ... Brady celebrated his 38th birthday and received a public birthday wishes from his wife, Gisele Bunchden. ... Picking some momentum builders through the first four practices of Patriots camp.
Players on physically unable to perform list: DT Chris Jones, LB Dane Fletcher, LB Chris White, WR Brandon LaFell, WR Matthew Slater, G Ryan Wendell
Players on non-football injury list: DT Alan Branch, G Caylin Hauptmann, QB Matt Flynn
Players in red non-contact jerseys (not cleared for full contact): LB Dont'a Hightower, DE/OLB Xzavier Dickson
Players not spotted at most recent practice: TE AJ Derby, RB Tyler Gaffney