FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Tedy Bruschi practiced again Wednesday,
two days after his first practice with contact in more than eight
months since he had a mild stroke.
The New England Patriots linebacker, saying he felt like he
usually does the day after such practices, added coach Bill
Belichick will decide whether he will play Sunday night against the
"I'd like to get out there and see," Bruschi said before
Wednesday's practice, "but it's out of my control now. I'm back.
I'm a player. I'm a member of the team. So I've trusted my coaches
ever since I was in high school.
"Whatever my coach decides to do, I trust that."
Bruschi, who remains on the physically unable to perform list,
returned to practice Oct. 19 after receiving medical clearance from
several doctors. He had been working out and attending team
meetings regularly in training camp and the regular season.
But he said he had no expectations about his upcoming activity.
"I'm not setting any because I'm sort of doing something I've
never done before and that's jump into a season six, seven weeks
in," Bruschi said.