Poll No. 1: Gronk and Hernandez nicknames

The people have spoken and the response was overwhelming.

We received thousands of nicknames for the New England Patriots’ stud tight-end duo of Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. The suggestions poured in via the AFC East blog, Twitter and our division inbox.

There were so many great suggestions that we needed to make two polls to determine a winner. Here is the first pool of quality nicknames for Gronkowski and Hernandez. It includes "Boston TE Party," "Gronk Ink" (Hernandez has plenty of tattoos), "Clash of the Tight-ends," "Flight8781" and "Shock and Awesome."

We will have the second pool of candidates coming up next. The winner of each poll will face off later this week in the final ballot.

But for now vote on the best nickname for Gronkowski and Hernandez from Group 1. You can also share your thoughts in the comments section below.