The New England Patriots are loaded at the tight end position. There is no sense in wasting time by explaining how valuable Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez are to the 2011 AFC Champions. Bill Belichick has revolutionized the way tight ends can be utilized and the two players have had astonishing success early into their NFL careers. But the Patriots are never content with anything.
A look at key players for each AFC East team who are coming back from injuries: New England Patriots: There is no bigger injury concern in the AFC East this offseason than Rob Gronkowski. The Pro Bowl tight end has had three surgeri... Read Post
The New England Patriots revolutionized the role of the tight end in 2011, fielding Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez in place of traditional wide receivers and confounding opposing defenses game after game as a result. But now, ju... Read Post
In 2011, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski had one of the best seasons that a tight end ever has, catching 90 passes for 1,327 yards and an eye-popping 17 touchdowns. However, that season ended with an ankle injury that ... Read Post