Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 10/21/14
The Patriots showed that even though one of their star players didn't have the highest morals, they certainly do. Almost as soon as Aaron Hernandes was arrested in a case involving the murder of Odin Lloyd, the Patriots released him from their team. In their statement about the release, they conveyed that they were doing it because "it was the right thing to do". Out of respect for the Lloyd family dealing with the loss of their loved one, I have to say I agree 100%. This all comes just one year after the Patriots gave Hernandez a lucrative contract extension. So what happens to that money? By releasing Aaron Hernandez today, Patriots have waived all rights to recoup bonus money or salary through the CBA. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 26, 2013 Aaron Hernandez's new salary-cap charge in 2013 is $5.092 million, an increase of $1.019 million. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 26, 2013 Aaron Hernandez's 2014 salary-cap charge will be $7.5 million, wh...
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