2 p.m. Pats update: Hernandez a game-time decision

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2 p.m. Pats update: Hernandez a game-time decision

Hello from Gillette Stadium. The stadium's still empty but the parking lots are almost full, as the fans take advantage of the summer-like weather. Some quick notes:

Tom E. Curran reports tight end Aaron Hernandez will be a game-time decision for the Pats today.

Thought the Bruins' time with the Stanley Cup ended Thursday? Think again. They'll be here with the Cup today, and are getting a police escort to Foxboro, to boot.

More to come . . .

Andrew Hawkins celebrates joining Patriots with 'Ballers' spoof

Andrew Hawkins celebrates joining Patriots with 'Ballers' spoof

Andrew Hawkins' situation isn't far off from a character in HBO's "Ballers." And he played into those connections with a video on Twitter.

The slot receiver, who signed with the Patriots on Wednesday, shares some similarities with the fictional football player Rickey Jerret, a veteran receiver who wades through interest from a number of teams, including New England, during free agency. Because of those similarities, Hawkins spoofed on a scene from "Ballers" where Jerret works out with Patriots receivers Julian Edelman and Danny Amendola. Hawkins imposes his face over Jerret's.