It's chilling to listen to Aaron Hernandez's interviews from 2012 training camp and after he signed his $40 million Patriots contract in August 2012, considering he has now been indicted as the trigger man in a double murder that occurred only weeks earlier in Boston.
That indictment on Thursday came as Hernandez, the former Patriots tight end, awaits trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd last June in North Attleboro, Mass.
"How many days did he show up for practice after doing who knows what?" Tony Massarotti asked Michael Felger on 98.5 The Sports Hub's Felger & Mazz show. "This might just be the tip of the iceberg with this guy...It's not the kind of thing that ever enters our mind. But when you look at it logically, what else could he have been doing? That's who he was."
Felger wondered if the charges against Hernandez will continue to have an impact on the Patriots.
I wonder when, or if, or how badly it's going to reach up into the Patriots organization," Felger said. "There are some other shoes to drop here. For every murder charge, comes a wrongful death lawsuit. Odin Lloyd's family has opened one. They two guys [families'] who were murdered in this latest indictment are going to open one on Aaron Hernandez. Are any of them going to hold the Patriots responsible. There are things we do know. He had a flophouse, where was it? in Franklin [Mass.], it came out in one of the stories, where football players hung out..."