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On the surface, the prospects of Aaron Hernandez ever playing again in the NFL don’t look particularly good. He is, after all, being charged with first-degree murder. However, is there actually a chance the former Patriots tight end could once again play football?
Paul Solotaroff, who wrote a detailed feature of Hernandez for Rolling Stone, thinks that there’s a chance that not Hernandez is not only acquitted of murder charges, but he could also play in the NFL again someday.
“I think [the case] is not only beatable, I think he will be back in the NFL within three or four years,” Solotaroff said on CBS Sports Radio’s Doug Gottlieb Show via Yahoo’s Shutdown Corner blog. “I think they’ve grossly overcharged him based on the case they’re building — no direct eyewitness, no murder weapon, no plausible motive.”
It’s unlikely that Hernandez beats the gun charges he also faces, but Solotaroff says the murder charge is beatable. Even if he was to beat that charge, would any NFL team really tak
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With more details beginning to emerge regarding the troubled past of, once Patriot star, Aaron Hernandez it seems as if we can all erase another one out of our minds. Rolling Stone’s upcoming issue will tell about a talent, who’s life was derailed by “gangster” friends, PCP usage and constant paranoia, leaving football fans with only one question,...
After Aaron Hernandez reportedly told Bill Belichick that gang members were trying to kill him, the Patriots head coach allegedly suggested he rent a "safe house."
It only seems fair that the Patriots should pay Aaron Hernandez the money they owe him whether or not he’s in jail for murder or not.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft doesn’t see things that way, per USA TODAY Sports.
The Patriots cut Hernandez after he was arrested on June 26 and before he was charged with murder later that day. He pleaded not guilty and is being held without bail...
It appears Aaron Hernandez may have been on his way out of New England regardless.
The former Patriots tight end was “one misstep from being cut” by Bill Belichick, according to Rolling Stone. The magazine’s website posted six highlights from an investigation into Hernandez’s life. Among them was that Belichick was “infuriated” with Hernandez for missing practice and...
The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance to help former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez collect an $82,000 workout bonus.
The union says it has a responsibility to protect the rights in the collective bargaining agreement for all players. Hernandez's contract provides for him to receive that amount if he participated in the team's workouts from...
These guys either have nothing better to do or are obsessed with Aaron Hernandez.
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Aaron Hernandez remains behind bars at the Bristol County House of Corrections awaiting trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd. Given all the circumstantial evidence we have heard to this point, most people feel that a conviction is merely a formality. Paul Solotaroff of Rolling Stone magazine does not see it that way at all. […]
At some point you just know that there will be an Aaron Hernandez movie. Rolling Stone put together an in-depth investigation on Hernandez and has uncovered “five shocking facts” about the former New England patriots tight end that include drug use, cover ups and almost being cut from the Pats:
• Hernandez was a heavy user of angel dust, and had become so paranoid over the...
The New England Patriots front office is dealing with the latest wave of the Aaron Hernandez firestorm.
The new issue of Rolling Stone Magazine fires a slew of allegations that paints a picture of the team’s relationship with Hernandez in bold and obnoxious strokes.
Patriots executive Jonathan Kraft stated in comments that were posted on ESPN that there is no truth in the...
Prosecutors pursuing a murder case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez have good reason to want to talk to his now-jailed cousin - according to court documents, she may have been provided a first-hand account of the killing by a man believed to have been there.
So far, Tanya Singleton has chosen a jail cell over telling a grand jury what she knows.
Paul Solotaroff is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone. He wrote a story this week tracing Hernandez's path from troubled youth to (alleged) triple murderer. It seems as though most of his problems were not his fault. They were caused by his mother, his step-father, Urban Meyer, and Bill Belichick.
Solotaroff went on the Doug Gottleib show to talk about Hernandez. He...
Rolling Stone contributing editor Paul Solotaroff who wrote the magazine's investigative story on Aaron Hernandez with Herald columnist Ron Borges paints a rather unflattering picture of the Patriots brass.
While the most explosive details in the piece are Hernandez's use of angel dust his increasing paranoia and threats that the Patriots would cut the star tight end well...