Saturday, April 2, 2011

2011 Fantasy Football Scouting Report: Aaron Hernandez, TE, New England Patriots

2010 Stats
  45 rec. / 563 yds.
   6 TDs
2011 Projected
  47 rec. / 595 yds.
   5 TDs

Hernandez quickly became a big part of the Patriots offense in his rookie season. The tight end from Florida finished 2010 with 45 catches for 563 yards and six touchdowns. The season did take a toll on Hernandez, who underwent hip surgery in the offseason. He should be 100% healthy when the season starts and ready to pick-up where he left off last season. While fellow New England tight end Rob Gronkowski is the Pats best redzone threat, Hernandez is more of a yardage guy. Still, Hernandez's ability to flex-out and play like a wide receiver allows him to stay on the field when New England's in the redzone. Look for about the same statistical output from Hernandez in 2011.

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