Found October 05, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

According to Shalise Manza Young of the Boston Globe, the New England Patriots have listed tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Broncos.

Logan Mankins and Dont’a Hightower are also questionable.

Julian Edelman and Steeve Gregory have been ruled out.



Report: Rob Gronkowski May Be in Worse Shape From Injuries Than Aaron Hernandez

Patriots fans were encouraged this week by the sight of tight end Aaron Hernandez returning to the practice field, stirring speculation that the versatile playmaker could be suiting up for games within weeks. But, just as New England gains one of its elite tight ends, the team may also be dealing with serious injury complications to its other standout. Rob Gronkowski, who has been...

Aaron Hernandez's Return to Practice Could Signal Sooner Than Expected Boost for Patriots' Offense

FOXBORO, Mass. -- As Aaron Hernandez walked through the Patriots' locker room once again on Thursday morning, there was no sign of any lingering effects from the low-ankle sprain he suffered in a Week 2 loss to the Cardinals. While Hernandez's appearance in the locker room was nothing new, as he'd been spotted for a few days now, it was his return to the practice field...

Patriots Injury Report: Aaron Hernandez Questionable Vs. Broncos

The New England Patriots are listing tight end Aaron Hernandez as questionable for their Week 5 matchup against the Denver Broncos, reports Marc Sessler of Bill Belichick is notoriously covert with injury scenarios. Comcast SportsNet reported this week that Hernandez is “very close” to playing in a game, but that doesn't give us a definitive answer...

TE Hernandez misses 3rd game for Patriots

Tight end Aaron Hernandez is one of three starters sidelined for the New England Patriots against the Denver Broncos. Hernandez is out Sunday for the third straight game after practicing last week for the first time since being hurt in the Patriots other home game, a 20-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Two other starters, safety Steve Gregory and linebacker Don't'a Hightower...

Aaron Hernandez Listed as Questionable Week 5

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is officially listed as questionable ahead of Sunday's game versus the Broncos.Fantasy Spin:Hernandez scored a touchdown in each of his two games against Denver last season but we still think he's a longshot to suit up in Week 5, considering he's only seen the practice field twice since injuring his ankle back in Week 2.

Injury Updates Week 5: Aaron Hernandez, Pierre Garcon, Lance Moore

There are a few key fantasy contributors that have had a number of injury question marks surrounding their playing status leading up to Week 5 of...

Aaron Hernandez back at practice

Earlier today, Albert Breer made the claim that Aaron Hernandez would not be returning this week. Hernandez made the first step towards possibly proving that wrong as he unexpectedly returned to practice.Boston Herald:Big news on the Patriots injury front today. Tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski returned to practice.Hernandez had missed the last seven practices with an...

Aaron Hernandez, Rob Gronkowski practice for the Patriots

According to the Boston Herald, Patriots tight end’s Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez returned to practice on Thursday. Hernandez is still expected to miss this Sunday’s game against the Broncos and is expected to return in week six.  

NFL Week 5 Injuries: Patriots Expect Rob Gronkowski To Play While Aaron Hernandez Unlikely To Suit Up

The New England Patriots may be playing just one of their top two tight ends once again this week, although there is still much uncertainty as to which one is actually more healthy. Rob Gronkowski is expected to start this afternoon against the Denver Broncos, as Aaron Hernandez is once again not expected to play. Yet it is actually unknown as to whether or not Gronkowski is really...

Aaron Hernandez could see snaps against Broncos?

While initially expected to miss Week5 there now appears to be a chance that New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez could play Sunday against the Denver Broncos. CSN New England said earlier thsi week that Hernandez was close to returning to game action and Ed Werder of ESPN says that there is “really a minimal chance” of Hernandez playing. Expectations were that Hernandez...

Aaron Hernandez Not Expected To Play

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (ankle) is not expected to play Sunday against the Broncos while Rob Gronkowski (hip) is likely to start, ESPN's Sal Paolantonio reports.Fantasy Spin:Both players are listed as questionable but Hernandez is probably closer to doubtful than Gronkowski. Play Gronk as you normally would and hold out Hernandez for at least one more game.

Broncos at Patriots Game Notes

DENVER BRONCOS (2-2) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (2-2) DENVER BRONCOS: Have won 5 of past 7 at New England. QB PEYTON MANNING has 4 TDs in each of past 2 vs. NE. Registered 65th career game with 300+ passing yards (338) last week, most in NFL history. In past 2, Manning has 668 passing yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 103.4 rating. RB WILLIS MCGAHEE averages 90.7 rush yards per game...
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