Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Hernandez posting up in Cali to work out with Brady


Watch out, Jets West. The New England Patriots are coming to town.

Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, the most versatile player in New England's offense, will be headed to the left coast this offseason to work out with quarterback Tom Brady. (photo: Jack Newton, Flickr)

NFL Network's Albert Breer reported Tuesday that Hernandez rented a place in Manhattan Beach, Calif. to get some extra work with his signal-caller while the Patriots are off from official organized team activities.

Breer also said Hernandez will use the services of Brady's trainer, Alex Guerrero.

With fellow Patriot Rob Gronkowski, considered by many (myself included) as the best tight end in football, having a knack for getting hurt the past two seasons, Hernandez is in prime position to be Brady's go-to guy for the remainder of the Hall of Fame quarterback's career.

That's especially true if New England opts not to bring back impending free agent receiver Wes Welker.

The Patriots inked Hernandez, who has averaged 11.18 yards a reception the last three seasons, to a five-year extension last year.

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