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A few weeks before Aaron Hernandez life changed forever he spoke with the media at the Patriots facility about his good friend Tim Tebow. It was Hernandez who speculated that Tebow, his former teammate at the University of Florida might give playing tight end a try.George Diaz of the Orlando Sentinel who covered Tebow in college and the Denver Post’sMark Kisla who covered him on the Broncos both feel replacing Hernandez is something Tebow could do. We already know that Tim Tebow is replacing former University of Florida teammate and New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on the trading card and stickers. But now could he be taking his place in the Patriots line – up? Well Tebow told New England coach and master motivator Bill Belichick that he is team player. Tim was clear that playing quarterback was his main focus but he would keep an open mind when talking with coach Belichick.Well let’s take a look at the Hernandez vs. Tebow tale of the tape. Tebow stands 6’”3 weights 236 pounds and runs 4.72 seconds in the 40 yard dash. Meanwhile, Hernandez is 6’1” weighs 245 pounds and he runs the 40 in 4.64. There is a great difference when you compare them physically; however when it comes to football I.Q. that advantage goes to Tebow by a mile. So could Tebow play tight end for the Patriots? The answer is a clear yes if both he and Belichick wantto explore that option. The reason Tebow is with the Pats in the first place is because Belichick loves Tebow's toughness, his dedication and his loyalty. From day one that Tebow came to New England when asked about him playing quarterback, the Pats head man has smiled and said "We will see where he fits best."Remember in the Josh McDaniels, Patriots offense the tight end moves all over the place. Sometimes he is in the backfield, other times he is in the slot and yes at times he is in the traditional tight end formation.A key factor in Tebow the tight end is the return to the lineup of one of the premier tight ends in the business Rob Gronkowski. He has had back surgery and is rehabbing but at this moment the team is expecting to play without at least for the first couple of weeks in the regular season and perhaps longer. At this moment Gronkowski is doing rehab work with team trainers, concentrating primarily on stretching and improving corestrength. He still appears to be headed for the physically unable to perform list (the PUP list) to open training camp later this month.So, soon it might be Tebow, Belichick, and maybe Tom Brady in a room talking about the season. The duo tells Tebow for greater good of the Patriots organization they need him to take Hernandez place at tight end. I think Tebow say’s yes and opening day he is in the starting line-up at tight end as the New England faces the Bills September the 8th. .
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Trading card company Panini announced that it has replaced Aaron Hernandez in over 500,000 sticker books with the image of Tim Tebow.
Aaron Hernandez and his murder charge is a subject that is taboo in the NFL and especially Foxboro, but it’s also the subject that most people want to know about. Well, Rob Gronkowski is haven’t nothing to do with it.
When pressed to speak about his former teammate Gronk emphatically refused and when pressed even threatened to leave the interview.
I understand his reluctance...
When Tim Tebow signed with the New England Patriots there were conflicting reports as to whether he’ll play tight end or not.
While ESPN’s Chris Mortensen continues to believe Tebow won’t play tight end, Mike Freeman of CBS Sports still believes he’ll get some work there.
Love you Mort but disagree: Tebow will play some tight end.
— mike freeman (@realfreemancbs) July 17...
According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, trading card and memorabilia company Panini has pulled all of the Aaron Hernandez sticker cards from their sticker book collections.
A representative with trading card and memorabilia company Panini confirmed to ESPN.com on Thursday morning that the company painstakingly removed Hernandez stickers from 500,000 of its sticker books, which were...
On Wednesday morning, authorities searched an area along Route 95 south in Dedham, Mass. for the second straight day in connection with the Aaron Hernandez murder investigation. According to FOX 25 in Boston, Mass. State Police troopers and seven investigators scoured a specific area along the shoulder of the highway and grass closest to the [...]
BY NICK ST. DENISEveryone knows Tim Tebow's throwing motion is as ugly as it gets.But the last thing the New England Patriots' third string quarterback needs is a mediocre college player reminding him about it. (photo: ArcticWhirlwind, Flickr)LSU signal-caller Zach Mettenberger has been less than spectacular in his non-community college career, but the 22-year-old takes...
The New England Patriots will not release second-year corner back Alfonzo Dennard in wake of his DUI, according to the Boston Globe. The Patriot’s do not plan on releasing Dennard, but they are prepared for him to be suspended by the NFL under the player conduct policy. Dennard could likely be looking at, at least three games, as [...]
The New England Patriots plan on giving Alfonzo Dennard another shot, according to a report from Ben Volin of the Boston Globe. Patriots second-year cornerback Alfonzo Dennard has not had the best offseason, first earning a deferred 30-day jail sentence for assaulting a police officer and then getting arrested last Thursday in Lincoln, Neb., under suspicion of DUI. But despite the...
“Funny or Die” released a hilarious exclusive to their website this week, entitled “NFL Training Video: How Not to Murder People.” The video addresses the recent string of violent crime in the NFL (*cough* *cough* Aaron Hernandez *cough*) and how to prevent it moving forward.
Absolute gold. Well done.
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The Pouncey brothers raised plenty of eyebrows with their decision to wear hats reading “Free Hernandez” to a club recently and one of them quickly apologized for referencing former Florida teammate Aaron Hernandez in that manner.
But Dolphins center Mike Pouncey isn’t joining his brother, Steelers center Maurkice, in a show of contrition. Mike Pouncey was asked about the...
CBS News, our non-sports newsy brothers from the same mother, did an interview with the entire Gronkowski family. Naturally, Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was there. But he almost didn't stay for the whole thing, threatening to walk out when Dan Dahler tried to turn the subject towards Aaron Hernandez.
You can see the clip above (and the full interview here) but it was a...
Dan Klecko knows exactly why Rob Gronkowski stood up and nearly walked out of an interview on CBS This Morning when repeatedly asked about the Aaron Hernandez murder case.
Gronkowski wasn't just agitated or uneasy. He was more than that.
"He was scared," Klecko, a defensive lineman for the New England Patriots from 2003-06 told FOX Sports by phone this week. "...
Probably the worst Patriot season in recent memory.
Even 2008 wasn't as bad. At least in 2008 the team had an excuse for failing to meet expectations. There was no Tom Brady.
After the shock of seeing Brady keeled over on the ground in the first game of that season wore off, it became a pretty entertaining year. Who thought we would be watching Matt Cassel defy the...
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So what is going to happen here? A-Rod is going to play a game or two then be told by MLB that he’s suspended for 150 games for his second PED offense? I’m really not sure I understand what is going on right now. I posted an article yesterday that said I know for a fact A-Rod is going to get popped for his second PED offense...