I’m engaged now, and I have a baby. So, it’s just gonna make me think of life a lot differently and doing things the right way,” Hernandez added. “Now, another one is looking up to me. I can’t just be young and reckless Aaron no more. I’m gonna try to do the right things, become a good father and [her] be raised like I was raised. —
Hey, remember 8 months ago?
Aaron Hernandez Says Baby Daughter Changed His Life, Knows He Can’t Be ‘Reckless’ Anymore | New England Patriots | NESN.com
NFL.com’s Albert Breer first reported late last month that Gronkowski would be having the surgery at some point in mid-June. Breer said it was unlikely Gronkowski would be back for training camp, but a source tells Rapoport that the All-Pro “could be ready for the season.” The Patriots are holding out hope on that front, adds Rapoport. —
Rob Gronkowski could be ready for regular season - NFL.com
It’s been a parade of bad news on the offensive side of the ball this offseason. Maybe this tiny bit of positive speculation can help turn the tide…
I think as an offense we felt like we slipped up, especially at the end of the season, the way the season ended. Going into OTAs, that was our focus,” Vereen said, referring to the AFC Championship Game when the Patriots were held scoreless in the second half. “There is still a lot we need to work on, there are a lot of new faces, it’s still a younger offense, and so we have a lot of jelling to do. But I think we’re on the right track. — Vereen: ‘O’ motivated by ‘12 ending - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston
Rounding Up the Latest Offseason Buzz Surrounding Patriots -
Here’s our latest B/R piece, not quite the Hoodie epic, but taking inventory of the latest developments as we start the long, cold period of the offseason.
First, like Jackson and Madden, Belichick trusts his men to be men, and treats them as such, and they respond with loyalty in kind. Second, he’s smart enough to appoint an elite sub-team within his bigger team who report the temperature of the locker room to him. Third, he strives to simplify, right down to the binary if need be — as in, “Look at the other team’s formation, wherein they’re going to either do this, or they’re going to do that.” Even if you’re only slightly smarter than a bag of hammers, you’ll be right more than half the time. — The rebel sports fan should love Bill Belichick. | SportsonEarth.com : Peter Richmond Article