It's certain Aaron Hernandez won't be with the Patriots this year, and there are still questions pertaining to the health of Rob Gronkowski and Jake Ballard.
FOXBORO -- When Rob Gronkowski strolled to the sidelines of the Patriots practice fields about halfway through Saturday's training camp session wearing shorts and a t-shirt, he was a 6-foot-6, 265
Last year, Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski were two of Tom Brady's go-to targets, even though they were tight ends. This year will be different at the tight end position.
The Patriots are gearing up for the start of training camp, but there are a handful of players that just aren't ready to take part in it yet.