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Quick hits from Patriots media session

Super Bowl XLVI - Media Day

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 31: Televisa reporter Marisol Gonzalez interviews Kyle Hix (L) #69 and Christian Cox #47 of the New England Patriots during Media Day ahead of Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 31, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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We’ve reached hump day during Super Bowl week. Teams return to the practice field Wednesday.

Before that happens, both squads meet with the media this morning for an hour. Here are a few highlights from the Patriots session:

1. Matt Light is feeling better. Sick the last two days, Light met with the media for the first time Wednesday. He’s feeling better and will be at practice. The Patriots will have Light, Nate Solder, and Sebastian Vollmer to man the tackle spots Sunday. Vollmer is fully expected to return to the lineup.

2. Rob Gronkowski may wear a special cleat. He wasn’t wearing a walking boot Wednesday. He said he’ll talk to the Patriots training staff about the cleat tonight. The team and Gronkowski didn’t sound overly optimistic about Gronk being able to practice on Wednesday.

3. Light sums up Gronkowski. This is how Light described Gronk having to answer the same question over and and over. “He’s a . . . well-trained animal.”

4. Chad arrives late, entertains. The Super Bowl’s most famous reserve showed up late, but came into the session with guns blazing. “Being here, man, it’s like watching porn. There’s nothing bad about it at all,” Ochocinco said via Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times. Asked if he had any regrets this season, Ocho replied, “F--- no.”

5. Belichick on the lack of competitiveness at the Pro Bowl. “What I’ll say, I shouldn’t say.” We also thought his comments on his ’05 and ’06 teams were interesting, saying it’s a young man’s game and good teams can’t last forever.