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FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots understand they play a game for a living. That’s probably why they stressed the distraction they have faced this offseason is a real-life situation.
That distraction is, of course, the murder investigation regarding Aaron Hernandez. Tom Brady referred to the arrest as a “real-life situation” once, while Vince Wilfork said the phrase six times. It’s obvious the team felt they needed to address the “real-life situation” before they could fully move on to football.
The team could have ignored it. They could have swept it under the rug or buried it. But Bill Belichick addressed the situation head on with a seven-minute prepared statement. Brady, Wilfork, Devin McCourty and Jerod Mayo avoided some questions with the valid excuse that they can’t talk about ongoing legal proceedings, but didn’t shy away from all questions and that is what is important.
“First and foremost, it’s a sad situation for the victim’s family,” Wilfork said. “You’re not dealin
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The case against former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez just got sticker.
According to Fox Boston, police have released photos of Aaron Hernandez which could directly tie him to the weapon that killed Odin Lloyd.
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A report says Aaron Hernandez could face charges for a July 2012 double murder. A grand jury is hearing the case from prosecutors.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- The Florida Gators are no longer celebrating Aaron Hernandez.
The University Athletic Association, which funds the school's athletic programs, has removed all references to Hernandez in and around the football stadium. The latest and most public one came Thursday when construction workers pulled up a granite plaque commemorating Hernandez as a first team...
A.B. According to Gator Sports, The University of Florida removed a plaque dedicated to Aaron Hernandez’s 2009 All American season. The university said in a statement that “[They] didn’t feel it was appropriate to celebrate Aaron Hernandez.” This isn’t the first time an organization has taken action to distance themselves from the accused murdered, Hernandez, and it probably...
With former Gators tight end Aaron Hernandez facing murder charges in Massachusetts, University of Florida officials have been in the process of removing any trace of his legacy at the school.
On Thursday, a picture of his All-American brick being removed began making the rounds.
Aaron Hernandez All-American brick coming down. pic.twitter.comgCflaDAXjS Ted Spiker (@ProfSpiker) July...
It looks like the authorities are getting closer to nailing a double murder that went down in Boston last year, to former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez.
According to the Boston Globe, prosecutors have started to make their case to a grand jury that Hernandez was the person who killed two men in last year’s double murder in Boston.
“The case against Hernandez appears...
Patriots season ticket holders recently got their 2013 ticket books for the upcoming season, and would you look at who is on the very first ticket in the bunch? Yup, Aaron Hernandez.
That’s the former Patriots tight end located directly in the center of the tickets to the Patriots’ open minicamp event at Gillette Stadium. Maybe the Patriots printed the tickets prior to the murder...
In the midst of Aaron Hernandez’s murder allegations the New England Patriots are still starting training camp this weekend.
Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork says it’s hard to focus on football with something so real going on as well.
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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick addressed the media for the first time since the arrest and subsequent murder charge against his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez.
Belichick, talking from Patriots training camp in Foxborough, Mass., was his typical stone-cold self but addressed the issue at length.
"I am personally disappointed and hurt in a situation like this...
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due to
make another court appearance in the murder case against him.
BY NICK ST. DENISFour of Tom Brady's top-five receivers from last season are off the current roster, and the one who is still around -- Rob Gronkowski -- likely won't be catching passes until the beginning of the regular season.But if there's one quarterback who can adapt to a change of that magnitude, it's Brady."There’s quite a bit of turnover, like we all...
After struggling in his first official practice with the New England Patriots, Tim Tebow reportedly showed more of the same on Saturday. Various Patriots beat writers who watched practice said that Tebow and Tom Brady both struggled in 11-on-11 passing drills and that several balls were batted down. However, Brady is not trying to prove [...]
“I think Hooman and Zach have worked hard, they’ve certainly taken advantage of the reps they’ve gotten. They’ve definitely gotten more.” - Bill Belichick on the tight end position via ESPN Boston
New England coach addressed the media about the Aaron Hernandez issue
Yesterday we heard from the Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the Aaron Hernandez situation. It was the first time someone from the team, other than owner Robert Kraft, had spoken on the topic.
Today, the Patriots team captains are speaking. Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork and Devin McCourty all spoke to the media today. The only topic was Hernandez.
The captains echoed much of what...