Aaron Hernandez Asserts His Innocence In Letter From Jail

Aaron Hernandez Asserts His Innocence In Letter From JailFormer New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has been arrested and charged with the first-degree murder of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. Hernandez has been denied bail following the announcement of the charges.

‘Not guilty’

TMZ’s latest update on Hernandez shows readers a letter the former Patriots tight end allegedly wrote from jail. TMZ claims that this letter is real, but it’s worth noting that this is just a Report:

Aaron Hernandez wrote a pen pal a letter from inside his jail cell, declaring his innocence, saying his murder charges are God’s plan, and vowing to return to the NFL … and TMZ has a copy.

We have verified with law enforcement the letter is the real deal.  You can read it yourself … among the highlights:

— “The world just makes things out of false accusations … and it will all die down, especially when they say NOT GUILTY”


‘Prove all the haters wrong’

– “All the people who turned on me will feel like crap.”

— “God put me in this situation for a reason.”

— “Can’t wait to sign [autographs] again when I’m playing again an [sic] prove all the haters WRONG.”

Do you think Aaron Hernandez is guilty or not of the charges against him? Would he be able to return to his NFL career?

 

Source: Mike Chiari | Bleacher Report

Image: SB Nation

Cleveland Browns Rookie Ausar Walcott Arrested For Attempted Murder

Cleveland Browns Rookie Ausar Walcott Arrested For Attempted MurderCleveland Browns rookie linebacker Ausar Walcott was charged with attempted murder after allegedly punching a man outside of a New Jersey bar early Sunday morning, Abbott Koloff of The Record reports:

‘Turned himself in’

Walcott, who told police he has been living with a friend in Maywood, was charged with first-degree attempted murder, second-degree aggravated assault and third degree endangering an injured victim, White said. He was arrested Tuesday morning after he turned himself in to police, and his bail was set at $500,000 cash, White said. He was scheduled to be sent to the Passaic County Jail in Paterson on Tuesday evening.

The Browns have released Walcott, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.


‘Critical condition’

The report states the supposed incident took place at The Palace Gentlemen’s Club in Passaic. The charges stem from Walcott allegedly punching a 24-year-old man identified as Derrick Jones in the head just after 3 a.m. on Sunday.

Walcott signed with the Browns last month after attending the team’s rookie minicamp. The New Jersey native played college football at Virginia, appearing in 45 games and making 128 tackles in four years with the Cavaliers.

Based on the latest information provided by The Record, the victim remains in critical condition at a local hospital.

How will this incident affect Ausar Walcott’s football career? Feel free to share your speculations with us!

Source: Tim Daniels | Bleacher Report

Image: International Business Times