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The Patriots have arguably the best tight end tandem in the league, but with Aaron Hernandez being a part of a murder investigation and the fact that Rob Gronkowski is coming off of multiple surgeries this offseason, the team is facing some major question marks at the position.
Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston tossed out a couple of names on Sunday for the Patriots to consider if feel that they’re in need of some additional talent at tight end.
According to Reiss, Dallas Clark and David Thomas are the two free agent options that the Pats are likely to consider.
Clark, 34, actually visited with the Patriots last year before he ultimately signed with the Buccaneers. He was able to more productive than many expected him to be at this point in his career.
With that being said, Clark is really one-dimensional tight end. His abilities as a receiver far outweigh his effectiveness as blocker.
Thomas, 29, spent a few seasons with the Patriots before departing for the New Orleans Saints.
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Call this whatever you want but these kids have the right idea. The growing crowd in front of the home of Aaron Hernandez in light of investigators showing back up in droves gave these two girls a brilliant idea. Tasteless or excellent marketing? Photo courtesy of @WCVBKimberly
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According to Kathyrn Sotnik of NECN, police are searching a body of water near the home of Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez for any evidence that can help them solve the murder of Odin Lloyd.
Developing—MA state police suiting up to enter a body of water near Aaron Hernandez home. @NECN pic.twitter.com/JeHk3oYuWT
— Kathryn Sotnik (@kathrynsotnik) June 24, 2013
The police still...
According to Kevin G. Armstrong of the New York Daily News, police have issued another search warrant for Aaron Hernandez’s home.
Police detectives have entered Aaron Hernandez's house with papers. Two uniformed police at end of driveway.
— Kevin Armstrong (@KevinGArmstrong) June 22, 2013
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Unless you are living under a rock, you've probably heard: the Patriots TE2 is a suspect (the suspect?) in a murder. And more or less the focus of round-the-clock coverage despite not being, well, arrested. Leading me to think...
1) Will the Patiots really regret drafting this guy? Well, um, sure; it's never a good thing when talent auto-aborts their career...
It's been several days now since the investigation began into the death of Odin Lloyd and still there has yet to be an arrest made although the police seem to be zeroing in on New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.
For days we have heard about the invesitgation, and have often thought that an arrest warrant was being issued for Hernandez. So far--nothing.
New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been taken into custody.
Hernandez has been the lynchpin of a murder investigation for the last 9 days in the death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd.
Late last week, reports surfaced that North Attleborough, Mass had prepared and were to set to execute an arrest warrant on an obstruction of justice charge.
The initial report from ESPN...
Less than two hours after Massachusetts State Police arrested Aaron Hernandez at his home in North Attleboro, the New England Patriots announced that they have released the 23-year-old tight end. The New England #Patriots have released Aaron Hernandez. — New England Patriots (@Patriots) June 26, 2013 While the move isn’t exactly shocking given the fact [...]
Aaron Hernandez‘s release will cost the Patriots both on the field and off.
The Patriots decided to release the Pro Bowl tight end on Wednesday soon after North Attleboro police arrested him in connection with the murder investigation of Odin Lloyd. The move deprives the Patriots’ offense of one of their most versatile and dangerous weapons, but it will also hit them hard in...
As if it wasn't bad enough that Aaron Hernandez has been in the spotlight for his possible role in the murder of a friend and finally arrested Wednesday morning. Now there is word that another NFL player has been arrested on charges of attempted murder.
He's not a household name like Hernandez, but people in Virginia at least are well aware of who he is. Former Virginia...
The search continues at the home of Aaron Hernandez, with police deploying scuba divers to search water located near his home. That’s nice and all, but I’d still like a little more information about the palatial doghouse that police raided over the weekend on Hernandez’s property. That thing has more square footage than my condo. Probably less feces on the floor, too. That...
In an offseason full of surprises, perhaps the most shocking news is that there is an NFL team with more tight ends on its roster than the Patriots.
Yes, I know, it seems very hard to believe, but the Rams have eight tight ends, while the Patriots, Packers and Texans are all tied for second most with seven. If there’s one thing we know about Bill Belichick, though, it’s that...