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New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez told reporters that he is fine after undergoing concussion tests during Saturday’s AFC Divisional playoff win over the Denver Broncos.Hernandez was hurt when he absorbed a hard hit near the goal line on a rushing end in the fourth quarter of New England's 45-10 victory over Denver.
He ran the ball five times for 61 yards, including a 43-yarder to set
up New England's first touchdown, and caught a second-half scoring pass
in the Patriots' rout.
The second-year tight end had 79 receptions and seven touchdowns during the regular season. No official word has been given on Hernandez's status for the AFC Championship Game next weekend.
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New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez left Saturday's game against the Denver Broncos with a possible concussion.
Hernandez was hurt when he absorbed a hard hit near the goal line on a rushing end in the fourth quarter.
He ran the ball five times for 61 yards, including a 43-yarder to set up New England's first touchdown, and caught a second-half scoring pass in...
Another excellent night by the Patriots tight ends nearly had a sour ending, as Aaron Hernandez left tonight’s 45-10 win over the Broncos after suffering a head injury on a fourth quarter run. But like everything else tonight, things worked out just fine for the Patriots tight end.
Hernandez said he was feeling “all right” after the game. He was feeling better than that during...
By Tim BrittonFOXBORO, Mass. -- For the first time in weeks, the Patriots got off to a fast start, and they did it by moving tight end Aaron Hernandez all over the field early in the game.
It seems wrong to even classify Hernandez as a tight end following his first-half performance on Saturday. On New England's opening drive alone, Hernandez lined up as a fullback, running back...
Just about everything has gone perfectly for the Patriots Saturday night, at least until the fourth quarter. Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez got his “bell rung” on a carry at the goal line. Ian Rapoport of the Boston Herald reports that Hernandez got concussion tests on the sideline after the hit. The Patriots are officially…
Best turning back of the clock: Aaron Hernandez said he played running back growing up. Those skills were put to...
Champs of the Game:
Tom Brady - Who woulda thunk it? Terrific Tom taking apart the Denver Tebow's defense was almost a foregone conclusion, but no one thought he was gonna blow up like this. 26/34, 363 yards, 6 TD's, and a 137.6 passer rating. He breaks the yards record, passing record, and he punts...all before the 4th quarter! What can this guy not do? Sit on the bench...
Six former Gators were active for the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. Of those six, five started for their respective teams. Aaron Hernandez was the lone former Gator to reach the endzone with a 17-yard catch in the third quarter.
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TE Aaron Hernandez lined up in the backfield and busted out a 43-yard run. Ho hum. That set up QB Tom Brady – in the hurry-up — hitting WR Wes Welker for a 7-yard score. That ’stache was working hard, and the Pats were up with 1 minute...
The Patriots heard it not only all week, but all season: No playoff wins since 2007; Lost two in a row at home. All that talk was silenced tonight in resounding fashion as the Patriots took on Tebowmania and defeated the Denver Broncos 45-10. Tom Brady looked as good as we’ve ever seen him, minus one miscue, en route to throwing for 363 yards and 6 touchdowns. Brady’s biggest...
Patriots teammates have as much trouble describing Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez as opponents have trying...
Tight end Aaron Hernandez ran 43 yards to set up Tom Brady's first touchdown pass, and Tim Tebow's fumble set up another Saturday night as the Patriots opened a 14-0 first-quarter lead over the Broncos in the second round of the NFL playoffs.
How do you cover powerful Rob Gronkowski and versatile Aaron Hernandez and still have a defender left to deal with Wes Welker, the NFL's leading receiver?
Tight end Aaron Hernandez ran 43 yards to set up Tom Brady's first touchdown pass, and Tim Tebow's fumble set up another Saturday night as the Patriots opened a 14-0 first-quarter lead over the Broncos in the second round of the NFL playoffs. The quarter ended with the Broncos on the New England 5 yard-line after Quinton Carter intercepted Brady.