BOSTON (CBS) – Patriots tight ends Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski are among 11 players “questionable” for Sunday’s match-up with the New York Jets.
Hernandez returned to practice on Friday after missing Thursday’s session. He returned from his Week 2 ankle injury last week against the Seattle Seahawks, catching six passes for 30 yards and a touchdown in the New England loss.
10 other players are listed as questionable for New England: Gronkowski (hip), defensive lineman Ron Brace (back), safety Patrick Chung (shoudler), wide receiver Julian Edelman (hand), linebacker Dont’a Hightower (hamstring), guard Logan Mankins (calf/hip), offensive lineman Nick McDonald (shoulder), corner Sterling Moore (knee), offensive tackle Sebastian Vollmer (back), and wide receiver Wes Welker (ankle).
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All 11 players listed as questionable had limited participation in Friday’s practice. The Patriots will hold one final walk-through on Saturday before playing the Jets at Gillette Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
The Patriots ruled three players out on their Friday practice report; running back Brandon Bolden (knee), safety Steve Gregory (hip) and linebacker Tracy White (foot).
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