Aaron Hernandez’s likeness was removed from Electronic Arts Inc.’s “Madden NFL 25” video game after the former New England Patriots tight end was charged with murdering a friend last month in Massachusetts.
Even if you’re not a football fan, you’re probably aware of the sudden image problem confronting the most popular sport in the U.S. Arrests of National Football League players are up a startling 75 percent this off-season. Most notably, Aaron Hernandez of the New England Patriots faces charges of murder, while Ausar Walcott of the Cleveland Browns faces charges of attempted murder.
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is charged with murder for allegedly orchestrating the execution of a friend, was denied bail at a hearing in Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts.
Tom Brady has overcome a depleted receiving corps in leading the New England Patriots to a 2-0 start. His next challenge comes from a defense featuring Darrelle Revis, the best cornerback the two-time National Football League Most Valuable Player says he’s ever faced.