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The New England Patriots have avoided all of the remaining guaranteed money owed to Aaron Hernandez, which totals in at $5.91 million.
According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, the team will be voiding the $3.5 million in future guaranteed base salaries on Hernandez’s contract as well as the final installment on his $12.5 million signing bonus, which slots in at $3.25 million.
Per Volin’s report, a confirmed NFL source indicates that the money wasn’t guaranteed for personal conduct:
It was guaranteed for skill and injury, but it wasn’t guaranteed for personal conduct that cast the club in a negative light, and that’s why we cut him. We know the CBA. We are well within our rights.
The team may run into a problem regarding the $3.25 million, as it is the final installment of his $12.5 million signing bonus—which technically he has already earned.
Regardless of the situation, the Patriots are doing the best that they can to simply erase Hernandez’s existence with the New England ...
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The motive still seems a bit shaky, unless you believe Aaron Hernandez is a sociopath. Now, there is evidence that Hernandez might be a serial killer, so while the motive maybe flimsy to some, it doesn’t take a lot to set a crazy person off.
Here is the working theory the police are going with.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … there are several operating theories, but a prevailing...
In an interview for Extra roughly two months ago former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez claimed to be a “role model” for Hispanic people. In a few short weeks the Aaron Hernandez saga has gone from bad to worse, and the young man is as far from a role model as can be.
Of course, the only reason this video is of any note is because Hernandez and two others were arrested just...
According to Ben Volin of the Boston Globe, the New England Patriots didn’t know that former tight end Aaron Hernandez was going to be charged with murder when they cut him after his arrest earlier this week.
When the Patriots cut Aaron Hernandez 90 minutes after he was arrested on live television Wednesday morning, many people assumed the team knew Hernandez was about to be charged...
It’s no secret that the NFL has recently been battling with concussion and head injury issues — with current and former players alike — as a result of hits on the football field. There’s no shortage of players who have suffered from them, and according to the folks behind the famous Taiwanese animation videos, Aaron Hernandez may be the latest entry to the list.
The Jersey in Question
Well, that didn't take long. And it appears the New England Patriots are trying to distance themselves as far away from arrested former TE Aaron Hernandez as humanly possible.
According to reports today, anyone bringing a Hernandez jersey to the Patriots Pro Shop on July 6th or 7th can swap the jersey for a new one of comparable...
The New England Patriots are offering fans an opportunity to exchange their Aaron Hernandez No. 81 jerseys for a new player's free of charge.
According to Field Yates of ESPNBoston.com, rookie tight end Zach Sudfeld was very impressive this spring showing the Patriots coaching staff that he doesn’t have a problem with catching the ball.
Sudfeld was solid in offseason workouts, showing off impressive pass-catching skills and dependable hands. The 24-year-old was undrafted out of Nevada, and while it’s too soon to make...
From the Bruins' heartbreaking Game 6 loss to the Celtics trading the core of its team to Aaron Hernandez, this has not been a good week for Boston fans.
The New England Patriots seemed set for years with their young, record-breaking tight end combination.
Aaron Hernandez ran around defenders after making catches. Rob Gronkowski ran over them. They were stars before they were 23.
It was one position coach Bill Belichick could rely on, but not anymore.
Hernandez was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder. He was...
Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston Carlos Ortiz, one of the men arrested in connection with the murder of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd, appears to have strong ties to Aaron Hernandez and/or the tight end’s family. Ortiz was arraigned at the Attleboro District Court in Massachusetts on Friday and waived bail, meaning he [...]
The Patriots made the tough decision to part ways with one of their most talented players on Wednesday, and now they need to move forward.
Aaron Hernandez‘s connection to a murder investigation and eventual arrest on first-degree murder charges led the Patriots to cut ties with the Pro Bowl tight end. The move was difficult enough, considering the Patriots believed in him so much...
There's no doubt about it, one team in particular going into the 2013 NFL training camps, will have a lot of problem solving to do. During The New England Patriots' off-season the team had a number of arrivals and departures of key players. So crucial in fact that a few stories have made big news not only around the league, but the nation as well. Aaron Hernandez has...
The third individual arrested in the murder of Odin Lloyd, Ernest Wallace, was denied bond in Florida after his arrest in the town of Miramar. Wallace was being held at Broward County Main Jail and was planning on waiving any hurdle preventing his extradition back to Massachusetts.
Wallace turned himself in and is accused of being an accessory after the...