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Kyle Dugger, Jakobi Meyers don't practice for Patriots on Wednesday

FOXBORO -- The Patriots hit the field behind Gillette Stadium on Wednesday for their first practice of Week 3. They appear to be a fairly healthy bunch heading into Sunday's home opener against the Baltimore Ravens, though there is still some concern regarding safety Kyle Dugger and some new concern on wide receiver Jakobi Meyers.

Dugger, the hard-hitting playmaker, had to leave New England's Week 2 win in Pittsburgh with a knee injury. He was present at practice on Wednesday, sporting a compression sleeve on his leg, but did not participate. 

Meyers was also listed as a non-participant at practice, due to a knee injury of his own.

Dugger has racked up seven total tackles, including two for a loss, over the first two weeks of the season. He's a big part of the New England secondary and defense overall. 

With Dugger sidelined for part of the game against the Steelers, veteran Jabrill Peppers was thrust into action for the Patriots. He made three tackles in the victory.

Meyers leads the teams in receptions (13) and receiving yards (150) through two games this year.

The Patriots listed six players -- Joshuah Bledsoe, Cody Davis, Davon Godchaux, Raekwon McMillan, DaMarcus Mitchell, Adrian Phillips -- as limited participants.

Defensive tackle Daniel Ekuale, who was suspended for the first two games of the season, did practice on Tuesday. He will likely take the roster spot that opens up when the Justin Herron trade becomes official.

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