Jan 31, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez during media day in preparation for Super Bowl XLVI against the New York Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE

Report: Aaron Hernandez Will Play In New England Patriots Thanksgiving Game


The New England Patriots received some good news on Tuesday night. All reports are indicating that the team will see the return of tight end Aaron Hernandez for their Thanksgiving match up against the division rival New York Jets. NFL Network reporter Albert Breer passed along the news today via Twitter:

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It will be a very happy Thanksgiving for the Patriots who will see the return of Hernandez less than one week after losing Rob Gronkowski for an extended period of time after the Gronk suffered a broken arm in the team’s blowout win over the Indianapolis Colts.

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