• Source: Pats, TE Hernandez agree to extension

    Summary of 12 articles · Updated Aug 28, 2012
    Hernandez has Pro Bowl potential for many years. The Patriots had already locked Gronk up with a long-term contract extension; and on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the team agreed to terms on a contract extension with Hernandez as well. Upon agreeing to the extension, Hernandez made a charitable gesture that Patriots owner Robert Kraft appreciated. The numbers on this one will be interesting, because it had already been suggested that the higher wide receiver-level tag might have been in play if he was franchised. The New England Patriots have locked up both their young tight ends to long-term extensions after reaching agreement with Aaron Hernandez on a deal through 2018, sources told ESPN.com on Monday. "That made me feel good because part of the thing that we learned early on is that we have a lot of young men who come into this business, and they come from humble financial homes, and part of what we try to do is make them understand is that there is a psychic income involved in giving back both your time and your financial resources, if you can do that."
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Aaron Hernandez on Robert Kraft: ‘He changed my life’

      When writing about the five-year, $40 million contract extension given to New England Patriots tight end Adrian Hernandez, we briefly touched on the $50,000 donation Hernandez made to the Myra Kraft Foundation, the charity named after the late wife of P…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Hernandez leaves in third inning with injury

      It was immediately clear that something was wrong with Indians starter Roberto Hernandez after he fired a changeup to Oakland's Seth Smith in the third inning on Monday night.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Aaron Hernandez says Belichick and “the Patriot way” changed him

      When Aaron Hernandez left Florida to enter the 2010 NFL draft, he was viewed by some as a character risk because of positive drug tests and his admission that he had used marijuana in college. And if Hernandez was a character risk, then it seemed out of…
    • Hernandez gets $16 million guaranteed from Pats

      The Patriots have now rewarded both halves of their tight-end holy-s-h-dash-t combination, signing Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez to ultra-long-term deals. Each got their new contracts after only two NFL seasons, as members of the last draft class (…
    • Patriots lock up Hernandez to five-year extension

      FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots gave Pro Bowl tight end Aaron Hernandez a new, five-year contract on Monday.
    • Aaron Hernandez and New England Patriots Reach Agreement on Contract Extension

      The New England Patriots and Aaron Hernandez have reached an agreement on a long-term extension, according to ESPN Insider Adam Schefter. There have been no reports on the finical part of the deal but Hernandez will be locked up with the Patriots throug…
    • Sources: Patriots extend TE Hernandez's deal

      The New England Patriots have locked up both their young tight ends to long-term extensions after reaching agreement with Aaron Hernandez, a league source said Monday.
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Wes Welker: I’m definitely happy for Aaron Hernandez

    Wide receiver Wes Welker spent the offseason trying to get a long-term deal from the Patriots, only to watch them hand contract extensions to tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez instead. If that bothers Welker, he’s doing a good job of hiding

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