<
>

Hernandez targeted 2nd most

When looking at the target percentages of each Patriots' pass-catcher, it is a reminder of how quickly rookie tight end Aaron Hernandez has integrated himself into the mix.

Hernandez was targeted a team-high nine times in Sunday's loss to the Browns. On the season, he's been targeted 46 times, meaning he's seeing an average of 5.75 throws in his direction per game. Only Wes Welker sees more.

The season breakdown:

Fred Taylor -- 2 targets/2 catches (100 percent)

Aaron Hernandez -- 46 targets/34 catches (73.9 percent)

Danny Woodhead -- 22 targets/16 catches (72.7 percent)

Wes Welker -- 62 targets/44 catches (70.9 percent)

Rob Gronkowski -- 21 targets/14 catches (66.6 percent)

BenJarvus Green-Ellis -- 3 targets/2 catches (66 percent)

Deion Branch -- 27 targets/16 catches (59.2 percent)

Julian Edelman -- 7 targets/4 catches (57.1 percent)

Brandon Tate -- 29 targets/16 catches (55.1 percent)

Kevin Faulk -- 10 targets/6 catches (60 percent)

Sammy Morris -- 4 targets/2 catches (50 percent)

Randy Moss -- 22 targets/9 catches (40.9 percent)

Alge Crumpler -- 4 targets/1 catches (25 percent)

Matthew Slater -- 1 target/ 0 catches (0 percent)