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Hernandez, Spikes key to Patriots’ title hopes again

The Patriots find themselves in a position all too familiar to last season. Not just because the Super Bowl is one win away or because they’ll have to beat the Ravens to get there. Tight end Rob Gronkowski once again suffered an injury, this one even more serious as he’ll officially miss the rest of the playoffs after breaking his left forearm in the team’s 41-28 win over the Texans on Sunday. That means more work for fellow tight end… Read More »

With Gronk out, Hernandez must recapture form

Regardless of the fact that tight end Rob Gronkowski broke his forearm on Sunday, everything still seems peachy for the Patriots, right? They’re 7-3, and they’ve pretty much wrapped up the AFC East division title already. But the Patriots and their fans aren’t exactly going to shoot their muskets off for a 10th division title in 12 years while a decade-long Super Bowl drought continues for the perennial contenders. Gronkowski — who had surgery on Monday — is only expected… Read More »