NFL notebook: Patriots tight end Hernandez reportedly questioned by police
By Wire Reports
Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
SI.com reported that Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was questioned by police as part of a homicide investigation, and they were interested in seaching his home.
Hernandez, 23, isn't thought to be a suspect, but a vehicle registered in his name is a key piece of evidence. A body was found about one mile from his Massachusetts home.
Hernandez, 23, caught 51 passes for 483 yards and five touchdowns last season.
More surgery for Gronk
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (Woodland Hills) underwent back surgery.
The operation was performed Tuesday by Dr. Robert Watkins and was successful, said Drew Rosenhaus, Gronkowski's agent.
On May 20, Gronkowski had his fourth surgery on the left forearm that he broke Nov. 18 while blocking for an extra point in a 59-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts. He broke it again in the Patriots' first playoff game, a 41-28 win over the Houston Texans. Rosenhaus said the fourth surgery was expected to be the last on his forearm.
Gonzalez a ‘Good Guy'
Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez won the 2013 Good Guy Award from the Professional Football Writers of America.
Gonzalez, who recently announced he will play one more season after originally planning to retire, has been honored for his professionalism in helping pro football writers do their jobs.
Gonzalez had one of his best seasons at age 36, as the Falcons went 13-3 and won the NFC South.
One of the NFL's most popular players, Gonzalez caught a team-high 93 passes for 930 yards and eight touchdowns, earning his 13th Pro Bowl appearance.
Vikings mum about LB
The Minnesota Vikings are playing coy about their interest in linebacker Desmond Bishop.
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier declined after minicamp practice Tuesday to confirm that Bishop was visiting with the team. After Bishop was released by the rival Green Bay Packers on Monday, the seventh-year veteran told several Wisconsin media outlets he planned to speak with the Vikings in Minnesota.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Gateway grads hope to be in mix at pro level
- 49ers QB Kaepernick, 2 others investigated
- NFL notebook: Seahawks acquire QB Pryor from Raiders