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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 fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
TE Aaron Hernandez and QB Tom Brady are the best fantasy bets for the Patriots in Week Four.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch heading into Monday night's game between the Patriots and Dolphins:

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Here is a matchup to keep an eye on when the Patriots take on the Bills this Sunday.

Patriots rookie report: Week Two

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 1:54 p.m. ET
Here is an update on the Patriots' rookies through their second week in the NFL.

Rookie Meter: TEs shining in NFL spotlight

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
A couple of tight ends led their teams in receiving in Week Two, and they were both rookies.

Patriots players of the week

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 9:36 p.m. ET
In a game where few Patriots shined, especially in the second half, here are the players of the week for Week Two.

Patriots likely to attack Jets' Wilson, Cromartie

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Bill Belichick certainly noticed this morning, when he saw the Jets coaching tape from Monday night, that the Ravens were able to pick on CBs Antonio Cromartie and Kyle Wilson.

Tight ends coming to forefront for Patriots

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots' TE trio of Alge Crumpler, Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski have exceeded expectations and become a bright spot in the preseason.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Aug. 25, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice examines two offenses going in opposite directions — the Cardinals' and the Redskins' — and provides other observations directed at fantasy football owners.

Patriots sign fourth-round TE Hernandez

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 5 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed fourth-round TE Aaron Hernandez, though terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Browns' Harrison will face competition for carries

Posted May 09, 2010 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
Although he finished the 2009 season on a tear, Browns RB Jerome Harrison will face a challenge, according to AFC Whispers, from rookie Montario Hardesty.

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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