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Adviser: Patriots structured Aaron Hernandez's contract around troubled past

yahoo.com Updated Apr 17 (yesterday)
When the New England Patriots drafted Aaron Hernandez in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL draft, they knew they were taking a gamble. Hernandez's troubled past wasn't a complete mystery. He'd failed a drug test (or tests) at the University of Florida, a…
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  • Blind Patriots season-ticket holder gets the game better than a…

    Blind Patriots season-ticket holder gets the game better than anyone

    yahoo.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    Randy Pierce is not able to see the New England Patriots play right in front of him, even though he has a front row seat and season tickets. Pierce is totally blind, the result of a debilitating neurological disease. Yet, ironically, he may have a bette…
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  • Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis to join Patriots’ White House pa…

    Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis to join Patriots’ White House party

    profootballtalk.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    If Barack Obama can pull this one off without incident, he might want to try circling back to that Iran deal. Via Seth Walder of the New York Daily News, Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis will join his old Patriots teammates next week at the White House, b…
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Apr 17 (yesterday)
    WR Percy Harvin thinks he can “show the world I can be an every down receiver” with the Bills. The Dolphins have to continue investing in their offensive line. Cameron Fleming’s versatility is useful to the Patriots offensive line. Jets CB Darrelle Revi…
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  • Willie McGinest, Raymond Clayborn and Leon Gray Named Finalists…

    Willie McGinest, Raymond Clayborn and Leon Gray Named Finalists for Patriots Hall of Fame

    boston.com Apr 16 (2 days ago)
    Former Patriots linebacker Willie McGinest is a finalist for the Patriots Hall of Fame for the first time this year.
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  • Love Letters – Brady Style – Tom Gushes Over Gisele in Facebook…

    Love Letters – Brady Style – Tom Gushes Over Gisele in Facebook Tribute

    boston.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    Valentine's Day may have come and gone, but Tom Brady's still winning points in the romance department.
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  • Rex Ryan Rips Tom Brady for That Terrible First Pitch at Fenway

    Rex Ryan Rips Tom Brady for That Terrible First Pitch at Fenway

    boston.com profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    Rex Ryan wasted no time in chiming in on Brady's bounced ball during his press conference in Orchard Park on Wednesday.
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  • Furtado, Abreu families await justice in second Hernandez trial

    Furtado, Abreu families await justice in second Hernandez trial

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    Now that a Bristol County, Massachusetts jury has convicted former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Odin Lloyd in June 2013, a Suffolk County, Massachusetts jury can focus on whether Hernandez kil…
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  • Dont’a Hightower “right on track” in rehab from shoulder surger…

    Dont’a Hightower “right on track” in rehab from shoulder surgery

    profootballtalk.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)
    The Patriots benefitted greatly from linebacker Dont’a Hightower’s decision to keep playing after he tore the labrum in his shoulder last season. Hightower was a consistently strong performer at linebacker for a defense that had already lost Jerod Mayo …
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  • Aaron Hernandez Shed Tackles, but Not His Past

    Aaron Hernandez Shed Tackles, but Not His Past

    Mr. Hernandez, the former N.F.L. star who was convicted of first-degree murder on Wednesday, was thought to have the golden ticket out of a rough-and-tumble upbringing in Bristol, Conn.
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  • Jurors were shocked by concession that Hernandez witnessed the …

    Jurors were shocked by concession that Hernandez witnessed the murder

    profootballtalk.com deadspin.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    The jurors who determined that former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez killed Odin Lloyd conducted a joint press conference on Wednesday, making plenty of interesting observations about the process that ended with Hernandez being convicted. Most signi…
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  • NFL figures on Twitter have varying reactions to Aaron Hernande…

    NFL figures on Twitter have varying reactions to Aaron Hernandez verdict

    yahoo.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    When the news came down that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder, there was plenty of reaction from the NFL world. Cleveland Browns cornerback Joe Haden, a college teammate of Hernandez at Univer…
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  • After throwing away his life, Aaron Hernandez will spend time i…

    After throwing away his life, Aaron Hernandez will spend time in a jail cell just miles from Patriots’ Gillette Stadium 

    nydailynews.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)
    Aaron Hernandez will never see the inside of Gillette Stadium again but will be wearing a different uniform less than five minutes away.
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  • PFT Live: Chris Canty, Patriots talk with Tom Curran

    PFT Live: Chris Canty, Patriots talk with Tom Curran

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    The Aaron Hernandez verdict is in and the former Patriots tight end has been found guilty of murdering Odin Lloyd. On Wednesday’s PFT Live, Tom Curran of CSN New England will join Mike Florio to discuss the verdict and responses from Hernandez’s former …
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  • Tom Brady takes playful jab at himself over pitch in the dirt

    Tom Brady takes playful jab at himself over pitch in the dirt

    ESPN.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    Tom Brady takes playful jab at himself over pitch in the dirt
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  • Wednesday morning one-liners

    Wednesday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)
    Said Bills defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman, “We’ve never been afraid of the Patriots, and we’re not afraid of them now.” The Dolphins plan to re-sign WR LaRon Byrd. Bill Belichick’s decision to take a flyer on Julian Edelman was one of the few thin…
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  • John Mara “not convinced” fixed cameras on goal lines provide c…

    John Mara “not convinced” fixed cameras on goal lines provide clearer answers

    profootballtalk.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)
    In the latest round of discussion about rule changes, the Patriots reissued their proposal for fixed cameras on the goal lines at every NFL stadium to assist in replay reviews. The proposal didn’t pass with Giants co-owner and Competition Committee John…
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  • Video - Revis to join Patriots for White House trip 02:40

    Revis to join Patriots for White House trip

    Apr 16
    ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini discusses Darrelle Revis' decision to join the Patriots on their trip to the White House.
  • Video - Who helped the other more: New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick or quarterback Tom Brady? 02:15

    Who helped the other more: New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick or quarterback Tom Brady?

    Apr 16
    Heath Evans and Willie McGinest tell you if they think New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady helped coach Bill Belichick more, or vice versa.
  • Video - Ryan makes fun of Brady's first pitch 00:44

    Ryan makes fun of Brady's first pitch

    Apr 15
    Bills coach Rex Ryan used his offseason news conference to poke fun at Patriots QB Tom Brady's first pitch at Fenway Park earlier this week.
  • Video - Spears assesses Hernandez case 04:16

    Spears assesses Hernandez case

    Apr 15
    Paul Finebaum and ESPN's Marcus Spears discuss the tragedy of the Aaron Hernandez case.

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