Originally written on FF Locker Room  |  Last updated 11/20/14
A very tumultuous off-season filled with new faces and plenty of injuries continues to become more and more interesting for the New England Patriots with each passing day. The same day (Tuesday) we were anxiously awaiting news about Rob Gronkowski and his impeding surgery, news broke that Aaron Hernandez was embroiled in a homicide case that involved a few cohorts of his. The news continues to get worse by the day for Hernandez, and this story is by no means a finished product. While legal battles and homicide cases are nothing to gloss over, we’re here to talk fantasy impact and how these new developments affect the Patriots’ historically potent offensive scheme. Gronkowski’s news was far more positive, as surgeon Dr. Robert Watkins released a statement saying the surgery went very well and he expects Gronk to make a full recovery. While some very optimistic reports stated that Gronk has a shot at being ready sometime during training camp, I think the more realistic expectation wou...
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