Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 6/27/13
The NFL and the New England Patriots organization are doing their best to distance themselves from Aaron Hernandez while he faces allegations and charges of murder. His jersey is no longer available, and his career stats have been essentially removed by the NFL. But they cannot control what other players may say or do in regards to it. Most have remained quiet, while one former teammate and NFL player has spoken. Now we have Mario Williams of the Buffalo Bills releasing a tasteless graphic on his Instagram from the the popular video game “Grand Theft Auto”, photoshopped with Aaron Hernandez in it: While some may chuckle, I find this to be ‘too soon,” as it is put on the internet. This was a very poor choice by Williams. This is essentially mocking the death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd, who may or may not have been killed by Hernandez. The Bills and/or the NFL should not only take action with speaking to Williams, but fine him for his actions. This should not be tolerated by the league, and the murder of someone should not become a running joke. Williams should not be making fun of anyone, especially after his offseason, which [...]
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