Found July 27, 2012 on Boston's Bettah:
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Aaron Hernandez was seen returning some punts Friday at Patriots training camp The big storyline out of Pats training camp Friday was the addition of Aaron Hernandez on special teams. Hernandez took some punt returns on Friday, showing off another skill this versatile player has. Although Hernandez said he has not fielded punts since high school, he also said he thinks of himself as a tight end amongst other things. Hernandez is extremely gifted athletically, showing that throughout the season, especially in the AFC divisional round against Denver where he played most of the game out of the backfield and rushed five times for 61 yards. He also added 4 receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown. I like the idea of Hernandez fielding some punts this year. Let me say that again, SOME punts. I do not like the idea of Hernandez, one of our most valuable offensive weapons, getting hurt returning a punt five yards. Hopefully Belicheck is two steps ahead of me (which he is), and is planning on having a few players return punts this year, especially if Aaron Hernandez is in the mix.
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