This year was so packed with gigantic stories that we had to add a whopping 13 honorable mentions. And believe us, those had to be narrowed down, too.
Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is set to be arraigned on a first-degree murder charge. The arraignment is scheduled for Friday afternoon in Fall River Superior Court.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Monday declined to rule out bringing back the popular but underperforming quarterback some time this season, noting that it’s not uncommon for him to re-sign a player he’s already cut.
The Patriots knew the kind of person they were getting when they drafted Aaron Hernandez.
The author of a bombshell Aaron Hernandez profile in Rolling Stone believes the former New England Patriots tight end, charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of semi-pro player Odin Lloyd, will be back in the NFL “within three or four years.”
A Massachusetts grand jury indicts ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez on murder charge in friend’s killing.
In a letter obtained by TMZ, Aaron Hernandez maintains his innocence, claims that God put him in his current situation and asserts that he’ll “prove the haters wrong.”
“Well, it was heartbreaking and sad and we’ve been advised not to comment on an ongoing legal investigation,” Tebow said. “So I’m not going to comment further. But it’s just heartbreaking and sad…”
The photos, taken from Hernandez’s home surveillance system, are the public’s first look at images that appear to show Hernandez holding a gun both before and after the killing.
Belichick says the Patriots will learn from “this terrible experience,” and that it’s time for New England to “move forward.”
Thanks to an influx of inked-up stars, tattoos are becoming commonplace in the NFL. But teams may want to take a closer look at what exactly is branded on their prospects’ bodies.
“I look at Tebow, and he gets bashed because of his faith,” Strawberry said. “Let ‘em laugh. Let ‘em talk. He’s a greater man than anyone who might be greater than him as an athlete.”
Out of nowhere, the Patriots are instantly and eternally regal because they released Hernandez. When did the suddenly pious Patriots become the beacon of justice?
An associate of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez said he was told Hernandez fired the shots that resulted in the death of a semi-pro football player, according to documents filed in Florida.
Aaron Hernandez is apparently no stranger to violence. And one incident report even listed Tebow as a witness.