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New England Patriots


Aaron Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez - #81 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 245 lbs.
Birthday 11/06/1989
Birthplace Bristol, CT
College Florida
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 4th round, 15th pick by Patriots

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
51 483 5

Patriots players of the week

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
The Patriots' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week from their 34-14 Week Nine loss to the Browns:

Patriots-Browns matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Nine game between the Patriots and Browns.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
Despite a quiet game against the Vikings, TE Aaron Hernandez could return to form this week against the Browns.

Three and out with Vikings LB Chad Greenway

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
This week, PFW goes three and out with Vikings LB Chad Greenway, who gives his take on the big game against the Patriots on Sunday.

Patriots rookie report: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Here's a look at how the Patriots' first-year players are faring through six games:

Patriots MVP Meter: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers, namely San Diego SS Paul Oliver vs. New England TE Aaron Hernandez.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady may not be the safe bet to start for fantasy purposes that he usually is going against the Chargers this week.

Patriots MVP Meter: Week Six

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's game between the Patriots and Ravens:

Patriots by the numbers: short-range passing game

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
How will the Patriots' offense survive without Randy Moss? It will keep doing what it's best at: excelling at the short-range passing game.

Rookie tight ends making their mark

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
It makes perfect sense. They are big, strong and fast with great hands. They have the versatility to block and, if they decide to run a route, a smaller safety or a slower linebacker likely will cover them. Why not ...

Patriots need deep threat to emerge now

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
What the Patriots' offense must do to thrive without Randy Moss and how his departure will impact them after 2010.

Patriots rookie report: Week Four

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
Here's a look at how the Patriots' first-year players are faring through four games.

Patriots MVP Meter: Week Four

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates through their most recent game.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 11, 2012
Hernandez hauled in eight receptions for 58 yards and two touchdowns in Monday night's 42-14 rout of Houston.||||||| Hernandez's eight catches matched a season high set the previous week against Miami. While he's greatly benefited from Rob Gronkowski's absence, Hernandez should continue to see plenty of balls thrown his way even when Gronkowski returns.
Posted Nov. 22, 2012
Hernandez is active for the Patriots' game against the New York Jets.||||||| Hernandez missed the last three because of a sprained right ankle.
Posted Oct. 26, 2012
Hernandez is missing his sixth game on Sunday, and third straight, with an injured right ankle.||||||| The Pats likely won't skip a beat with Rob Gronkowski and Wes Welker still on the field, but Hernandez's injury is becoming more concerning as the season moves on.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
Although he was held out of practice Thursday, Hernandez says his ankle is healed after missing nearly four full games with a sprain.||||||| Hernandez caught six passes for 30 yards and a touchdown in the Patriots' 24-23 loss to the Seahawks on Sunday. He should be good to go moving forward.
Posted Sept. 17, 2012
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he doesn't know how long tight end Aaron Hernandez will be sidelined with a right ankle injury. Asked Monday if Hernandez broke any bones, Belichick said, "I don't really have any update on his status. I think they're still looking at him."||||||| ESPN.com reported that Hernandez would not play Sunday night at the Baltimore Ravens and that, while there is no exact timetable, he likely will not return until October at the earliest. Hernandez was injured in the first quarter of Sunday's 20-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals while blocking for Julian Edelman, who had just caught a pass. As he was being tackled, Edelman fell on Hernandez's right leg. Hernandez left Gillette Stadium with crutches and a walking boot.

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