New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was among 14
players, including tight end Rob Gronkowski and wide receivers Wes Welker and
Brandon Lloyd, that were listed as limited at practice Thursday. While the
others are expected to play, Hernandez told reporters, including Phil Perry of
CSNNE.com, that he is likely to once again be a game-time decision for this
weekend’s matchup against the Buffalo Bills.
Hernandez was limited in
practice on Wednesday and was back to work with his teammates in the Patriots practice
bubble on Thursday. Asked if he would be ready for Sunday's game against the
Bills, he was non-committal.
said, implying that he would be a game-time decision. "That's it."
Hernandez continues to recover from an ankle injury that kept
him out of the Patriots last game against the St. Louis Rams. Linebackers Dont’a
Hightower and Brandon Spikes and safety Patrick Chung were also limited
yesterday, while running back Brandon Bolden, defensive lineman Trevor Scott
and linebacker Tracy White all missed practice.
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