According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is still set to play on Thursday night against the Jets, barring any setbacks.
Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez will play Thursday, barring any late setbacks, and despite being limited today. Been out since mid-October.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 21, 2012
This is great news with Rob Gronkowski out for the next 4-8 weeks after breaking his forearm last week.