Tight end Aaron Hernandez is active for the Patriots in today’s game against the Seahawks. He has not played since getting an ankle injury in New England’s Week 2 loss to the Cardinals.
But the Patriots will be down two starters on defense – linebacker Dont’a Hightower and safety Steve Gregory. The Patriots have not announced who will replace them.
Also inactive for the Patriots:
WR Julian Edelman
TE Michael Hoomanawanui
LB Tracy White
OL Matt Tennant
DE Jake Bequette