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Tim Wright will wear Aaron Hernandez’s No. 81

Recently acquired tight end Tim Wright will wear the number 81 for the Patriots. Newly acquired TE Tim Wright will be wearing #81 tonight – #NEvsNYG #Patriots #wbz — Dan Roche (@RochieWBZ) August 28, 2014 This is kind of ironic since it sounds like the Patriots plan on using Wright the way they used Hernnadez. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060&...
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Tim Wright is the Patriots new Aaron Hernandez

It sounds like the Patriots traded for tight end Tim Wright to be what Aaron Hernandez was for them before he ended up in jail. Their new Hernandez RT @ChrisWesseling: One takeaway from @RapSheet's Total Access hit on the Mankins trade: the Pats really like Tim Wright — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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Can Tim Wright be the New England Patriots next Aaron Hernandez?

Undrafted last year out of Rutgers, Tim Wright is simply an upside play. While most casual fans may have no idea who Wright is—that is unless you happened to pick him up on your fantasy team last season—he was one of the best rookie tight ends in the league last year, ending the season with more receptions (54) and receiving yards (571) than any other. A converted wide receiver...
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Aaron Hernandez’s attorney’s score a major victory in the court room

A Bristol Superior Court judge Tuesday threw out evidence taken from several electronic devices seized by state troopers last year from the North Attleborough home of Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end charged with three murders. In a 28-page ruling, Judge E. Susan Garsh did not specify what evidence from the devices […] The post Aaron Hernandez’s attorney’s...
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Judge grants Aaron Hernandez's bid to suppress evidence

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez won a potentially significant legal victory Tuesday when a judge barred prosecutors from using evidence taken from two cell phones and three tablet computers that had been seized from the player’s home in the early days of a 2013 murder investigation. It’s not clear what evidence may have been on the devices – or whether...
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Judge Rules Some Evidence in Aaron Hernandez Case Can Be Suppressed

The judge in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial ruled on Tuesday that some of the evidence that authorities seized during their raid of Hernandez’s North Attleboro home prior to indicting the former NFL tight end was acquired illegally (via  During an Aug. 11 hearing, defense lawyers for Hernandez said the seizure of cellphones, electronic tablets, a video recorder...
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Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancee Wants Her Charges Dismissed

Shayanna Jenkins is being charged with perjury for lying to the grand jury, but her lawyers have an explanation of why that happened. A lawyer for the fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez asked a judge Friday to throw out perjury charges, saying Shayanna Jenkins did not willfully lie as she was bombarded with 1,630 questions over two days before a grand jury...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez fiancee to ask judge to drop perjury charges

FALL RIVER, Mass. -- The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is set to ask a judge to throw out allegations that she lied to a grand jury. Shayanna Jenkins is scheduled to appear before a Fall River Superior Court judge on Friday to seek dismissal of perjury charges against her. Prosecutors say she lied to a grand jury nearly 30 times during the investigation...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez wants to move jails because of safety

Accused murderer and former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez wants to be moved to another jail because he fears for his safety. TMZ reports that Hernandez requested a transfer to another jail closer to Boston. That’s because he’s worried that jail staff at his current living quarters, the Bristol County House Of Correction and Jail in North Dartmouth, Mass., might...
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hernandez seeking dismissal of Odin Lloyd murder charge

(BRIAN SNYDER/REUTERS) The biggest story to rock the NFL in quite some time started last year when former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested and booked on charges in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd. Since then he’s picked up more charges from attacking an inmate, threatening a guard and his family, and two more murder charges stemming from a 2012 double-murder that...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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