HOWARD ULMAN
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June 26, 2013
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Hernandez charged with murder, cut by Patriots

The New England Patriots didn’t wait for Aaron Hernandez’s legal troubles to play themselves out. Two hours after police arrested Hernandez but before he was charged with murder in court on Wednesday afternoon, the Patriots cut the tight end who had signed a five-year deal with New England just last summer. “Words cannot express the disappointment we feel knowing that one of our players was arrested as a result of this investigation. We realize that law enforcement investigations into this matter are ongoing,” the team said in a statement. “We support their efforts and respect the process. At this time, …

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