TE Hernandez misses 3rd game for Patriots
FOXBOROUGH, MASS. (AP)
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 are missing their first game with injuries. Other Patriots
inactive players are tight end Michael Hoomanawanui, offensive lineman
Matt Tennant and defensive end Jake Bequette. Wide receiver Julian Edelman is inactive for the second game with a hand injury
Denver's inactive players are running back Knowshon Moreno, QB Caleb Hanie, safety Duke Ihenacho, linebacker Steven Johnson, offensive
lineman C.J. Davis, TE Julius Thomas and nose tackle Sealver Siliga.