You can't prepare for injuries, but you certainly have to adjust on the fly when they happen.
The Patriots had to do that on Sunday when Aaron Hernandez went down early in the game with an ankle injury.
CSNNE.com Patriots Insider Tom E. Curran says that the injury "sputtered" the Patriots offense going forward, and judging by what we saw out there . . . he's right.
He and CSNNE's Mike Giardi have more.