C Ali Marpet was limited in practice Wednesday with an illness.

LB Lavonte David, who missed two games with an ankle injury, returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday.

LB Kwon Alexander, who has not played since aggravating a hamstring injury in the season opener, returned to practice on a limited basis Wednesday.

DE Robert Ayers has a back injury and was limited in practice Wednesday.

S T.J. Ward, who missed the last two games with a hip injury, returned to practice Wednesday on a limited basis.

S Keith Tandy, who did not play in Thursday's game against the Patriots due to a hip injury, returned to practice on Wednesday.