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Lost somewhere in the midst of the whole Aaron Hernandez murder case, is the fact that the New England Patriots lost and were forced to release one of the top tight ends in the game. Hernandez was versatile, and a valuable tool for Tom Brady when healthy. To help replace part of Hernandez’s playmaking abilities, the Pats will utilize running back Shane Vereen at times this coming season. Around The League is reporting that Patriots plan to utilize Vereen’s playmaking ability on the outside, and hopefully come up with results similar to Vereen’s performance against the Texans in last seasons playoffs. Vereen scored three touchdowns, all on the outside lined up as a receiver. Vereen averaged 6.4 yards per reception, and would be able to have and advantage over safeties, linebackers and some corners.
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A.B. A letter Aaron Hernandez wrote to New England Patriots personnel director Nick Caserio was published on Boston.com today.
My favorite part is, “I have set very high goals for myself in the NFL and am focused 100% on achieving those goals.”
Hindsight truly is 20/20. Here is the letter in full:
Dear Mr. Caserio,
I am writing in regards to some of the feedback I am receiving...
Let's go ahead and charge Urban Meyer with accessory to murder, before the fact.
That's a thing, right? If not, it needs to be. The case against Meyer is as follows: New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez allegedly has murdered God only knows how many people.
He went to Florida.
Meyer coached him at Florida.
Meyer's fingerprints therefore are all over this...
Hundreds of one-time fans are trading in their Aaron Hernandez jerseys.
The New England Patriots are letting fans trade in their No. 81 jerseys for a different one on Saturday and Sunday.
The ex-Patriots tight end has been charged with the murder in the death of 27-year-old semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd. He has pleaded not guilty.
The Patriots released Hernandez shortly...
Aaron Hernandez has not yet been convicted of any crime, but that hasn’t stopped endorsers and other companies from cutting ties with him. The latest to scrub Hernandez from existence is video game juggernaut EA Sports. On Monday, an EA Sports spokesperson told CBSSports.com that the former New England Patriots tight end is being removed [...]
Patriots fans are waiting on line to exchange their Aaron Hernandez jerseys at the Patriots Pro Shop today.
Wesley Lowery of the Boston Globe posted the photos above.
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For Patriots’ fans, the jury is in on Aaron Hernandez. From the looks of the photos posted by Boston College sport…
The New England Patriots did their fans a solid by offering them an opportunity to exchange their Aaron Hernandez jerseys for another Patriots player’s jersey this weekend. The program was announced last week, and it is a two-day program available to fans on Saturday and Sunday. It has been popular thus far. The Patriots said [...]
The New England Patriots and their fans, aren’t wasting anytime in expunging anything that reminds them of Aaron Hernandez.
According to Busted Coverage, nearly a 100 fans posted up outside the Patriots Pro Shop at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough today, to take advantage of the organization’s offer to rid themselves of the former tight end’s jersey.
The Patriots have given...
The New England Patriots announced that almost 1,200 Aaron Hernandez were exchanged today., according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Patriots announced that almost 1,200 Aaron Hernandez jerseys have been exchanged at their pro shop today as of about 5 pm.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 6, 2013
You can see some photos and videos from today’s jersey exchange right here.
In the midst of Carlos Ortiz flipping on Aaron Hernandez, and turning state’s evidence, The Boston Herald is reporting that Aaron Hernandez may be paying for Ernest Wallace’s attorney.
The Herald is reporting that the DA is upset about the state’s public defenders office tried to assign a taxpayer-funded lawyer to Hernandez’s alleged co-conspirator, Ernest Wallace, who...
The NFL has come under scrutiny lately with all the players that have been arrested. There have already been calls for the NFL to do something to keep the Aaron Hernandez and Titus Young types out of the game. Banning academically ineligible players from the Combine is being discussed, and there are bound to be more ideas that get floated around in the coming weeks.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft told reporters today that they were “duped” by former tight end Aaron Hernandez.
“If this stuff is true, then I’ve been duped and our whole organization has been duped,” said Kraft, via ESPNBoston.com.
Kraft also said he believed that Hernandez was the “most likeable young man”
He continued by saying the Patriots “made a...
Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.
The elephant in the room.
Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer denies accusations of "enabling" former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez while at Florida. (The Columbus Dispatch)
Kramer vs. Kramer.
Eric Holloway profiles Ohio State offensive lineman Eric Kramer. (Buckeye...
It’s only July, but hope springs eternal; today everybody is undefeated.
The spotlight may be on Aaron Hernandez but that is not the only thing wrong in Patriot Nation. This off season the Patriots have lost Wes Welker and his 672 catches over the last six seasons and dependable running back Danny Woodhead to free agency. Hernandez is cut pending his murder trial (and that...