As you might be aware, poultry and professional athletes is a taboo subject in New England these days. According to a post-mortem exposé by The Boston Globe, prominent Red Sox pitchers were known to sit in the clubhouse during the team's doomed season, eating fried chicken and guzzling beer during games.
Hernandez didn't make any allusion to the Saux collapse, and he also went with a far more healthy choice of grilled chicken with a General Tso's glaze.
Asked (for some bizarre reason) if he planned to play while holding a piece of chicken, a straight-faced Hernandez answered genuinely.
"Um, probably not because I don't want to drop any more touchdown catches," he said, alluding to an end-zone drop against the Jets last Sunday.