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UPDATE: Hernandez To Be Arrested

The heavily inked Aaron Hernandez

As an update to our earlier post by Gidge, WBZ in Boston is reporting New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez will be arrested on charges of obstruction. Read more…

Aaron Hernandez May Be Arrested in Connection With North Attleboro Murder

Aaron Hernandez

It started out to seem like a weird coincidence, Aaron Hernandez of New England’s’ Patriot fame was being questioned about a body found in a warehouse about a mile from his residence.  The initial story was rather random, a question of a rented vehicle didn’t seem to be very relevant – rental cars go through lots of hands, some of them of shady people.

But the conversation didn’t stop.

It came to the attention of authorities that Hernandez had hired a team of house cleaners on Monday and what do you know, the surveillance system that police asked to take a look at, he destroyed it. Ooops!

So who is this dead man, and what tie did he have to Aaron Hernandez? Funny you should ask, it seems he has a bit more of a connection to Aaron Hernandez than just a rented vehicle that is somehow tied to his death – it appears that the deceased, Odin Lloyd, dated Hernadez’s girlfriend’s sister (draw that out on paper if you need to). Apparently, Odin (cool name) and Aaron spent some time at a nightclub this past weekend before Odin turned up dead with no one to sit vigil for him. (One for the literati.) Read more…

It’s What the Patriots Do

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It’s so tempting to point and laugh at the New England Patriots.

Dark Lord Bill Belichick and the Pats signed Tim Tebow on Tuesday, prompting much giggling, especially among Jets fans.

As much fun as it would be to jump in with both feet, I can’t. Because I have this nagging feeling that Tebow is going to work out for the Patriots.

And that’s bad for the rest of us.

When we did our series of video NFL predictions last fall, I found myself telling my fellow Draft Day Suiters the same thing more than once when we discussed the Pats: “It’s what they do.” Come up with big stops against offenses that should be able to score on New England’s geriatric defense? It’s what they do. Put up 40 points on what we previously thought was a good defense? It’s what they do.

Get extra mileage out of players who don’t seem to fit anywhere else? It’s what they do.

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The Weekly Rewind

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Welcome to The Weekly Rewind, our attempt to look back at the week that was in the world of sports. Now with more snark and sass, and less Manti…. Read more…

NFL Roundtable: Week 11

Thomas Jefferson and Sarah

We discuss all manner of things in this edition of the NFL Roundtable. Most notably, which team has the best backup quarterback being pressed into service this week. We are also reminded once again that there is a striking amount of parity in the NFL. Like woah. Read more…