The other half of the New England Patriots' dynamic duo at tight end got his new contract Monday morning.

NFL.com is reporting that the Patriots and Pro Bowl tight end Aaron Hernandez have agreed to a long-term extension through 2018. The deal will be worth $37.5 million.

Related: Patriots Star TE Rob Gronkowski Frustrated With Team's Offense

The 23-year-old caught 79 passes for 910 yards and seven touchdowns last season with New England.

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Glenn Erby is a NFL writer for FootBasket. He also owns the NFL blog, Tha Cover 2. You can read more about him over there. Follow him on Twitter @thacover2.


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