New England Patriots: 5 Reasons Aaron Hernandez Is Primed for a Breakout Season

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New England Patriots: 5 Reasons Aaron Hernandez Is Primed for a Breakout Season
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Aaron Hernandez is about to blow up. He had a great rookie campaign in 2010, but he lost some of the spotlight to fellow tight end Rob Gronkowski as the year progressed. 

This year, Gronkowski should still be a big part of the offense, but I expect him to have to share that spotlight with the new No. 81 (I still think Hernandez made it too easy for Chad Ochocinco to take his No. 85).

Hernandez has all the tools to be great, and if these pieces fall into place this year, you'll be hearing his name mentioned all season long.

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