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09/16/2012 - 2:13pm
Report: X-rays on Hernandez negative

FOXBORO -- X-rays on the injured right ankle of Aaron Hernandez were negative, according to a report from the Boston Globe's Shalise Young. Hernandez was injured midway through the first quarter when Julian Edelman, filling in for Wes Welker at the start of the game, was tackled from behind by Arizona's William Gay. The two rolled up on the right ankle of Hernandez. 

The report indicated that further assessment of potential injury to the ankle was not immediately available. 

Hernandez had to be helped off the field and eventually needed assistance getting down the steps on his way to the Patriots locker room. He was listed as questionable to return. 

For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots


09/16/2012 - 1:23pm
Welker sets Pats receptions mark

Wes Welker caught a 25-yard pass from Tom Brady in the second quarter of Sunday's Patriots-Cardinals game, a reception that moved the wideout into sole possession of first place in franchise history with 558 catches. 

Welker, who didn't start in the game on Sunday, was previously tied with Troy Brown, who played 192 games over 15 seasons with the Patriots. Welker broke the record in his 79th game with New England. 

Welker, who has led the NFL in catches in three of his first five seasons with the Patriots, was a teammate of Brown's in 2007 and called the recently inducted Patriots Hall of Famer "the best receiver to ever play with the Patriots."

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09/16/2012 - 12:39pm
Valentine clarifies 'weakest roster' remark

Two days after Bobby Valentine said that his team features "the weakest roster we've ever had in September in the history of baseball," the Red Sox manager revisited those comments, telling reporters in Toronto that he was simply discussing the limited depth in the big leagues, at a time when the Sox still have numerous injuries and when other potential call-ups continue to play for Triple-A Pawtucket. 

"The other day when I made a comment about a September roster, that wasn’t meant to be a criticism of any players or anything in the organization. It was just a statement of fact because of the injuries and our Triple-A team in the playoffs," Valentine told reporters. "This is different. We have less people than most September rosters. We have less positions filled than any September roster I've ever seen. If you thought that to be anything other than a statement of what it was, stand corrected on that.

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09/16/2012 - 12:36pm
Hernandez leaves with right ankle injury

FOXBORO -- Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez left Sunday's game early with an injured right ankle. 

Hernandez was the lead blocker near the Patriots sideline on a pass completion to Julian Edelman, who was starting in place of Wes Welker. William Gay tackled Edelman and the two rolled up on the right leg of Hernandez. The Patriots tight end immediately grabbed his right ankle and was down for several minutes. 

He was then helped slowly to the sideline and down the steps to the Patriots locker room. Later in the first quarter, the Patriots listed him as questionable to return. 

For more, visit the the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots


09/16/2012 - 10:43am
Connolly active, Skelton out today

FOXBORO -- Patriots starting right guard Dan Connolly is active for the Patriots home opener against the Cardinals after being limited this week with a head injury. The Patriots list RB Shane Vereen (foot), WR Greg Salas, CB Alfonzo Dennard (hamstring), TE Daniel Fells (shin), DE Jake Bequette and defensive linemen Justin Francis and Marcus Forston.

The Cardinals have made quarterback John Skelton (ankle) inactive. Ryan Lindley will serve as Kevin Kolb's backup. Patrick Peterson, who was nursing a groin injury this week, will play and start for Arizona. In addition to Skelton, the Cardinals list WR LaRon Byrd, RB William Powell, LB Jamaal Westerman, G Senio Kelemete, T Pat McQuistan and TE Jim Dray inactive for today's game.

For more, visit the Patriots team page at weei.com/patriots and the blog It Is What It Is.


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