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Broncos vs. Patriots Injury Report: Aaron Hernandez questionable for Week 5

The New England Patriots may be getting tight end Aaron Hernandez back for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos. The young star was listed as questionable after practicing on Thursday for the first time since suffering a high ankle sprain against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 2.

The other tight end in the Patriots' offensive attack, Rob Gronkowski, is also listed as questionable as he battles a hip injury. Gronk was out of practice on Wednesday and was limited on Thursday.

The Broncos and Patriots are both 2-2 ahead of their Week 5 meeting at Gillette Stadium. The Pats are coming off an impressive win, where they blew out the Buffalo Bills in the second half to win by a convincing, 52-28, score. The Broncos also had a strong performance in Week 4, as they dominating the Oakland Raiders en route to a 37-6 win.

The full injury reports for both teams can be found below.



Julian Edelman WR

Steve Gregory S


Brandon Bolden RB

Brandon Deaderick DE

Justin Francis DT

Rob Gronkowski TE

Aaron Hernandez TE

Dont'a Hightower LB

Michael Hoomanawanui TE

Logan Mankins G

Nick McDonald OL

Sterling Moore CB

Shane Vereen RB

Sebastian Vollmer OT


Kyle Love DT



Chris Harris CB

Nate Irving MLB

Chris Kuper G

Tracy Porter CB

Matthew Willis WR