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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, imagine how great Hernandez could have been? There were few players who gave me as much hope on the Patriots roster as Aaron Hernandez. While Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski always left me confident in the Patriots offense, Aaron Hernandez gave me the chills. He had an incredible combination of size and speed coupled with the hands of great tight ends like Shannon Sharpe and Tony Gonzalez. He could line up in the slot or on the outside, as the single back behind Brady, or create the most unstoppable package across from Gronk. He was a proverbial athlete by NFL standards. After the Patriots dropped the 2012-receivin
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A shocking report from Rolling Stone reveals that we may have known less about the former Patriots tight end than we had initially thought.
According to the Rolling Stone article on Aaron Hernandez, if he somehow gets out of prison in a few years, there are some teams that would be interested in signing him.
“His principle nemesis at this point is likely to be the five gun charges levied against him; I think they got him dead to right on most of those,” Solotaroff said. “But as crazy as it sounds, this is a guy...
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."
Tuesday afternoon, Rolling Stone announced a lengthy feature on Aaron Hernandez set to run in its next issue. To prepare us all, the editors were nice enough to drop some teasers for the piece, titled “The Gangster in the Huddle”:
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...
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...
The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance against the New England Patriots on behalf of Aaron Hernandez a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The NFLPA is seeking to collect $82000 in workout bonuses from Hernandez's contract the source said. The tight end's deal was terminated by the team after he was arrested on murder charges.
A team can recover...
Looks like the folks at Rolling Stone are ready to stir the pot a bit when it comes to the Aaron Hernandez story. While the story has yet to be released they have teased some talking points behind the story.
One of the biggest talking points is that the troubled tight end was already on a short leash with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick; it was at the point where if Hernandez...
A new feature expose from Rolling Stone magazine uncovers the troubled, drug-addled life of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.
Why’d you do it, Rolling Stone?
After already angering much of Boston last month with the cover story on Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the magazine this time ruins an otherwise sterling feature on Aaron Hernandez by allowing plagiarist Ron Borges to sully the work of writer Paul Solotaroff.
While Joe Sullivan was having his Boston Globe writers out talking to private investigators and handwriting...
Urban Meyer may be the most polarizing college football coach in America. Winning national titles will do that to you.
Winning while having a boatload of your players getting arrested (25 at Florida, 8 at Ohio State thus far) (here’s the complete list) will do that to you even faster. Urban Meyer certainly has his detractors. But he has his vocal supporters too. Given what we heard...
Rolling Stone‘s investigative piece about the months leading up to Aaron Hernandez‘s arrest on murder charges revealed a few interesting nuggets of information this week. But it may not all be true, at least so says Patriots president Jonathan Kraft.
Kraft joined 98.5 The Sports Hub for the Patriots’ pregame show at Gillette Stadium on Thursday night, during which he refuted...