New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) crosses the goal line after a reception for a touchdown in front of Houston Texans inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton (51) and free safety Danieal Manning (38) during the second quarter of an NFL game in Foxborough, Mass., Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

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New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez (81) crosses the goal line after a reception for a touchdown in front of Houston Texans inside linebacker Darryl Sharpton (51) and free safety Danieal Manning (38) during the second quarter of an NFL game in Foxborough, Mass., Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)