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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 Award winner (nation’s best tight end) off their board entirely, but the Patriots ultimately gave into the temptation of his talents, selecting him in the fourth round. Now, we might know the reason why.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft met with some reporters to discuss Hernandez and the organization as a whole on Monday. During that meeting, Kraft handed over copies of a letter that Hernandez wrote, with the help of his agents at Athletes First, to the Patriots just six days before the 2010 NFL draft.
The letter was very forthcoming and honest about his past, offering up details that might have helped put the Patri...
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Aaron Hernandez admitted to a two-way police mirror that he shot Odin Lloyd, according to court documents obtained Tuesday by the Associated Press.
“That’s right, I shot him. Right in the face. Saw the last breath leave his body then we dumped him out back,” Hernandez bragged to a two-way mirror with four officers behind it taking notes. “Ain’t no one gonna find out, either...
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...
Below are three photos from the surveillance system at Aaron Hernandez’s home that shows all three men the night of Odin Lloyd’s murder.
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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...
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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 [...]
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...
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.
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...
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...
Big Tentacles - The Big Ten and its influence over college football.
The elephant in the room.
Ohio State head football coach Urban Meyer denies accusations of "enabling" former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez while at Florida. (The Columbus Dispatch)
Kramer vs. Kramer.
Eric Holloway profiles Ohio State offensive lineman Eric Kramer. (Buckeye...
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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...