Found August 28, 2013 on NESN.com:
The Aaron Hernandez situation, which has long been deep and messy, continues to reel people in. Rolling Stone published a new story about the unraveling circumstances surrounding the former Patriots tight end on Wednesday. The article adds a lot of details, from the exchanges the night of Odin Lloyd‘s murder to more information about Hernandez’s past and drug use. It also reveals that the Patriots knew somewhat that Hernandez was getting out of control. The magazine published a peek at the content Tuesday, reporting that Hernandez had used angel dust, was in danger of being cut by Patriots coach Bill Belichick and was possibly shielded from punishment by Florida coach Urban Meyer. The complete article, published Wednesday, traces Hernandez’s past, including his troublesome ties in Bristol, Conn., the altercations he was involved in — but never faced charges for — in Gainesville, Fla., and the issues he was having with gang ties in recent days in Boston. It was those problems that we...
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