Hernandez has practiced the last two days, but that isn't an indicator of anything. Like I said, you never know what the Pats are going to do with semi-hobbled players. For instance, he participated in every practice last week. Come game time, he was inactive.
However, it should be noted that Hernandez has apparently looked healthy while on the practice field.
re Hernandez: he looked good limited drills we saw him, but I'm leery of making prediction after last week when I thought he'd def play— shalise manza young (@shalisemyoung) November 15, 2012
That's better than nothing, right? I sure hope so.
There's just no way to predict what's going to happen. So what are you, the Aaron Hernandez owner, supposed to do?
Twitter must become your best friend. You're not going to know if he is playing until close to game time because Belichick would never let such secret information out early.
Additionally, holding a vigil might not be a bad idea either.
Hold Onto That Second Tight End
I know you want to drop that second tight end to grab that looks-enticing-but-really-isn't waiver wire player.
Don't do it. Not now, not later.
As talented as Hernandez is, he's just as injury-prone. Dropping that semi-talented backup could become the final nail in your fantasy coffin.
Don't do it.