Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 7/17/13
In the wake of the Aaron Hernandez murder case, I have a lot of questions. That need answers. Such as 1.) Why have the New England Patriots continued to sign/draft malcontents and players with character issues? 2.) Why didn’t they do a better job vetting Aaron Hernandez? Or did they see the warning signs and just ignore them? 3.) What does The Patriot Way really mean today? Hasn’t the idea and the team brand been irreparably tarnished? 4.) What about Urban Meyer at Florida- why didn’t he do a better job molding Aaron Hernandez? Why did Meyer unable so much crime at Florida? 5.) Finally, what can the Patriots do moving forward with their players so that this doesn’t happen again? To help sort this all out, I enlisted the help of John Greenburg- Sports Historian and Author of “The Grand Old Man: Amos Alonzo Stagg” Fitting, as I graduated from Amos Alonzo Stagg high school! Here’s a lot of food for thought. John Greenburg answers my questions as follows: The answer to question number...
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