• Hernandez offered to take extra drug tests

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jul 9, 2013
    "In addition, I will tie any guaranteed portion of my 2010 compensation to these drug tests and reimburse the team a pro-rata amount for any failed drug test ... As the appalling stories about Hernandez’s personal life continue, more and more teams are saying that they never would have taken Hernandez, who was involved in some trouble as a college student-athlete at Florida and is now facing a murder charge. Even so, as team owner Robert Kraft recently noted, the team feels "duped" by Hernandez, who is now the focus of a murder investigation into the June shooting death of Odin Lloyd. However, I have instructed them to be creative in finding a contract structure that would work or in the worst case scenario, I would donate the pro-rata portion of my guaranteed money to the team’s choice of charities.
    • Aaron Hernandez sought to alleviate Patriots’ concerns about his alleged drug use in 2010 letter

      Even as he was a prized draft-eligible player coming out of the University of Florida in 2010, Aaron Hernandez (or his advisors) knew that concerns about his alleged off-field issues could complicate his draft prospects. As we now know, that's exactly w…
      Source: yahoo.com
  • Dolphins join list of teams claiming Hernandez was off their board

    The New England Patriots were probably not the only team that liked Aaron Hernandez heading into the 2010 NFL draft. But it’s starting to seem that way. As the appalling stories about Hernandez’s personal life continue, more and more teams are saying th…
    • Hernandez, Gronkowski struggles make Graham look even better

      Sandwiched between tight ends Rob Gronkowski (round two) and Aaron Hernandez (round four) in the 2010 draft was tight end Jimmy Graham. A third-round pick of the Saints, Graham was the last tight end selected before Hernandez. The Saints took Graham wit…

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