Discussion

Aaron Hernandez commands attention

Patriots 'other' tight end steps out of the shadows with career day against Broncos

Updated: December 18, 2011, 11:26 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

DENVER -- The way Aaron Hernandez sees it, the Broncos absolutely employed the right defense against him Sunday. And, no, he's not saying that because it resulted in the best statistical day of his NFL career.

No, if he were a defensive coordinator, Hernandez said, he'd do exactly what the Broncos did: Load up on fellow tight end Rob Gronkowski and force Hernandez to make plays.

Unfortunately for the Broncos, Hernandez did just that.

While Gronkowski endured one ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

MORE NFL HEADLINES