Patriots Young Guns: Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez Impress

August 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Its only the preseason, but Gronk and Hernan have been quite impressive for the Patriots.
You don’t know who Gronk and Hernan are?  If don’t know already, you will.
Rookie tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez may be New England’s next offensive dynamic duo since Moss and Welker.
When the Patriots selected Gronkowski in the second round and Hernandez in the fourth round in this year’s draft, fans may have been scratching their heads. Okay, maybe one tight end, but two?
New England hasn’t utilized the tight end position in their offense since the retirement of Ben Coates for the most part.
Since 2000, Ben Watson (48 catches in ’06) and Daniel Graham (38 catches in ’03) have been the Patriots biggest “threats” at the tight end position.
After the release of Watson and the failed experiment of Chris Baker, the Patriots had a gaping hole at the end of the line.
Besides the addition of Gron...

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