Found August 28, 2013 on Patriots Life:
Wow... just wow. It really is crazy how Aaron Hernandez was actually a role model to his family, friends, and millions of Patriots fans all across the globe. The story of a troubled kid who actually made it out, and made it BIG TIME could inspire anybody. Hernandez came into the NFL as a serious offensive weapon and before we knew it, he was an All Star and fan-favorite. Maybe his skill and talent was on the field, but apparently his mind was elsewhere. The Rolling Stone released their article titled. "The Gangster in the Huddle" regarding the side of Aaron Hernandez that we never saw. This includes drug use, issues with teammates and even head coach Bill Belichick, his upbringing and family life. Here's a quick list: • Hernandez was a heavy user of angel dust, and had become so paranoid over the last year that he carried a gun wherever he went.• He surrounded himself with a cohort of gangsters, and cut himself off from his family and teammates.• Hernandez had so ...
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