Found August 27, 2013 on Patriots Life:
Former Patriot Aaron Hernandez was arrested for the murder of Odin Lloyd back in June. He was released by the Patriots about a half hour later. The arrest was on the heels of a big contract extension the Patriots had just given the star tight end the year before. With the Patriots trying to recoup some money from the investment, the NFLPA is stepping in. ESPN: The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance against the New England Patriots on behalf of Aaron Hernandez, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The NFLPA is seeking to collect $82,000 in workout bonuses from Hernandez's contract, the source said. The tight end's deal was terminated by the team after he was arrested and charged with first-degree murder. Because God forbid the Patriots attempt to not pay $82,000 to a guy who's about to go on trial for first degree murder. The NFLPA has a job to do, but I think it's pretty clear that Hernandez violated the NFL's personal-conduct p...
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