Originally posted on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 8/1/13
Despite the best efforts of the New England Patriots to distance themselves from former tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is currently in jail facing a murder charge, there will certainly be unexpected references to Hernandez that will come up during the season that will undoubtedly make things pretty awkward. Case in point: Aaron Hernandez is the featured player for the month of August in the Patriots team calendar. Photo via @AMahn7 / Twitter. Obviously at the time the Patriots were putting together this year's calendar, they would never have been able to forecast what was going to happen with Hernandez. However, that doesn't make this any less uncomfortable. No word yet if the Patriots will be doing a calendar exchange, as they did with the Hernandez jerseys. H/T BI. Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
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