Reports say Aaron Hernandez did not break any bones when he injured his ankle against the Cardinals, but the news appears to be problematic still. The 22-year-old tight end could be out for up to six weeks, leaving a big hole in the Patriots offense.
Fantasy Impact: This news has implications for owners of any player on the Patriots. New England run base two-tight end set, with Hernandez a key component to this scheme. Tom Brady and the offense seemed out of sync after the injury occurred, so it will be worth watching how things play out going forward with Hernandez on the sidelines. His owners should prepare to use a suitable replacement for at least a few weeks. The six-week diagnosis from Mike Florio hasn't been confirmed yet, so be sure to check back on his status in the coming days.
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