Found November 16, 2012 on NESN.com:
Patriots-hernandez
Aaron Hernandez has been battling an ankle injury for most of the season, and it looks like it’s going to cost him another game this weekend. NFL Network’s Albert Breer reports via Twitter that Patriots tight end is not expected to play this Sunday when New England welcomes the Indianapolis Colts to Gillette Stadium. Hernandez hasn’t played since Oct. 21 in the second week of his return from a sprained ankle which he suffered in Week 2 against the Arizona Cardinals. Hernandez was listed as having limited participation in practice on Wednesday and Thursday this week. The good news for the Patriots, though, may be that wide receiver Wes Welker (ankle) and offensive lineman Dan Connolly (back) returned to practice Friday after missing practice on Wednesday and Thursday. Guard Logan Mankins did not participate Friday, and he’s missed the entire week of practice with an ailing ankle and calf.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Patriots Injury Report: Wes Welker, Aaron Hernandez, Rob Gronkowski

New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker was among several players not to participate in Wednesday’s practice, while tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski were limited. Welker has been dealing with an ankle injury since early Oct., but it hasn’t received much notice as the speedy slot receiver has continued to play through it. He appeared to reinjure the ankle...

"Former Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib is expected to make his Patriots debut Sunday when New..."

“Former Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib is expected to make his Patriots debut Sunday when...

First test passed for Aqib Talib

So, Talib finally spoke to the media today, after first being technically available yesterday. And his interview went well. So, let's go through here for some of the most interesting quotes, as well as how I would have followed it up (and Aqib's response).Talib, on talk with BB: "He didn't bring up the past, I didn't bring up the past. He didn't bring up...

Patriots Activate Talib Among Series of Roster Moves

The New England Patriots will get some help in the secondary for Sunday's game as they have activated CB Aqib Talib in a series of roster moves that also sees Deion Branch get released for second time this season. Here's the release from the Patriots: FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots activated CB Aqib Talib to the 53-man roster and signed WR Greg Salas...

Vince Wilfork not the same Vince anymore?

PFFPerhaps the most common question we receive here at PFF is: “why is Player X rated so low?”These questions arise especially when a player’s reputation does not match up with his performance level as we’ve graded it and New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork is the latest of the big names to be pulling in a poor grade this season.So why is Wilfork rated as...

Patriots Injury Report: Wes Welker, Deion Branch, Aaron Hernandez

New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker (ankle) missed another practice Thursday, while wide receiver Deion Branch (hamstring) and tight ends Rob Gronkowski (hip) and Aaron Hernandez (ankle) were limited. Branch was not on the Patriots injury report yesterday, but the team has added him due to a hamstring injury. New England has several other wide outs on the report,...

Patriots LB Spikes fined $25,000

New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes was fined $25,000 for his hit on Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick last Sunday, according to ESPN.com. Spikes was penalized on the play, which occured in the fourth quarter of the Patriots' 37-31 victory. Spikes' hit knocked Fitzpatrick's helmet off. Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard was docked $7,875 for unnecessary...

Wes Welker Returns To Practice Friday

New England receiver Wes Welker, who missed the first two practices this week, returned to practice on Friday, according to Adam Ronis of Newsday. He's dealing with an ankle injury.Fantasy Spin:Bill Belichick has a habit of resting his banged up starters during the week so that they can be fresh for Sunday. Welker hasn't produced much of late with less than 75 yards and no...

Patriots having trouble defending the middle of the field

Patriots having trouble defending the middle of the field: In what has become an alarming trend,...

Video: Bill Belichick's rants about not understanding Hall of Fame

Bill Belichick sure doesn't give a **** about the Hall of Fame.

CLNS Staff Predictions: Colts at Patriots Week 11

Week 11 matchup has the Patriots facing the Colts, which coming into this year, most people said would be an easy victory but it’s not the case this time around. The Colts are 6-3 and barely lost last year in New England loosing by only a touchdown. The Patriots will have Aqib Talib to hopefully [...]

Injury worries for the Patriots offense

We could be watching a depleted New England Patriots offense for Sunday's big encounter with the Indianapolis Colts.ESPN reported this after Thursday's practice.The New England Patriots were without wide receiver Wes Welker (ankle) and guards Logan Mankins (ankle/calf) and Dan Connolly (back) for the start of Thursday's practice.  All three players did not practice...

Patriots Gridiron Report: Week 11 Colts

Listen in to Ethan and Lou's i95 weekly Gridiron Reports. PatriotsInsider.com's Jon Scott is back on WRKI 95.1 FM, with the guys to talk about New England Patriots. (Listen Live)

Debate: Rex Ryan as Patriots Defensive Coordinator in 2013?

It seems impossible, but for the sake of fun, let's not rule it out. Would you want Rex Ryan to come to New England to coach the much maligned Patriots defense? Would Rex want to do that? Would Belichick?  These are the questions we at PatriotsLife had some varying opinions on. Here's a recap of our e-mail debate. Be sure to chime in with your thoughts in the comments section...

New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts Game Preview

The New England Patriots (6-3) face off Sunday in Foxboro against the surprising Indianapolis Colts (6-3) and star rookie quarterback Andrew Luck, who is having a sensational rookie season and only seems to improve as the year goes on. “He’s been impressive.”  Coach Belichick said of Luck on WEEI., “certainly he’s an outstanding athlete.  He [...] [[ This is a content...
NFL Forum Discussions
Can't wait SPLASH MESSAGE! 2 days!
4 replies, 2 days ago
1st win 2013!
2 replies, 2 days ago
Thank you kinmosa and watamote!
4 replies, 2 days ago
Rodgers out 3-6 weeks?
4 replies, 2 days ago
Thank you Vikes!
4 replies, 2 days ago
Thank you 5 years!!!!!
2 replies, 2 days ago
Home Sweet Home!
2 replies, 2 days ago
NFL on NHK next week
2 replies, 2 days ago
Pro Bowl draft
2 replies, 2 days ago
We are NFC EAST Champion!!!!!!!!!!
2 replies, 2 days ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.