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A.B. Aaron Hernandez is in the news again. But this time it isn’t for (allegedly) murdering someone else or for his jerseys reaching obnoxious prices on Ebay. This time, its his video game likeness that is making headlines.
According to SI.com “an EA Sports spokesperson said that Hernandez will be removed from both the NCAA game as well as Madden NFL 25.”
Although some reports indicate that EA Sports was already planning to remove Hernandez from the games, in reality, twitter user @LiterallyLowe may have brought the issue to the video game maker’s attention:
This might be fake, but if it’s real, talk about bad timing… RT @LiterallyLowe: Oh. Oh dear #NCAAFootball.. http://t.co/ME985fyMgI
— Ben Volin (@BenVolin) July 8, 2013
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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...
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Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – We have heard multiple media outlets commenting in regards to formerNew England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez’ involvement in the case of the death of27-year-old Odin LIoyd. Now, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is speaking out. For the first time, he shared his thoughts on this matter to the media Monday afternoon according to...
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 [...]
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 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.
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...
In the fallout from the arrest of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on murder charges, Patriots owner R0bert Kraft said the team and he was "duped" by Hernandez and bought into the belief he was a changed man. It's been well documented Hernandez had his share of troubles as a teenager and then during his playing days at the University of Florida...
A lot of evidence had been revealed to the press late yesterday and gives some troubling insights into the case against Aaron Hernandez. It appears that the former Patriots tight end was indeed the man who pulled the trigger, killing his "friend" Odin Lloyd. The murder was apparently because Lloyd had been associating with some of Hernandez's enemies. Some of the evidence...
Even the most heartfelt letter won’t get Aaron Hernandez back on the Patriots’ roster anytime soon, but a letter might have been what convinced the Patriots to draft him back in 2010.
Coming out of Florida in 2010, Hernandez was viewed as a risk by many NFL teams because of a history with marijuana use during his three years at the University. Some teams took the 2009 Mackey...
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.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft has called drafting Aaron Hernandez a “mistake” by his organization. In the face of a mistake, Kraft also defends his decision by saying he never expected to encounter this situation. According to reports from ESPNBoston.com, Kraft has said he was “duped” by Hernandez. Kraft explained Hernandez as a likable human being, and was always very respectful...
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It's Urban Meyer's 49th birthday! What better way to embarrass celebrate the Ohio State head football coach's birthday than with a photo of Meyer back in his college football playing days at Cincinnati. He didn't get much playing time as a defensive back, but it lead him to where he is today - being accused of enabling Aaron Hernandez while...