Aaron Hernandez jersey exchange starts this weekend
Evidence collected in Lloyd's death investigation led to two additional murder charges against Hernandez in a separate case in Boston. In that nfl jerseys wholesale case, Hernandez is accused of shooting Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado, allegedly over a spilled drink at a nightclub. The double shooting took place in July 2012, almost a year before Lloyd was killed. Hernandez, who pleaded not guilty, will be tried in that case after the Lloyd trial.
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The New England Patriots have cut Aaron Hernandez over murder charges. Now they're offering fans a chance to get rid of his cheap authentic jerseys jersey in an unusual trade in that starts Saturday morning.
A week after the former tight end was charged with murder, the Patriots are encouraging parents to swap his No. 81 jersey for that of any other player on the team.
"We know that children love wearing their Patriots jerseys, but may not understand why parents don't want them wearing their Hernandez jerseys anymore," New England Patriots spokesman Stacey James said in a statement. Jersey owners must go to the ProShop in Foxborough, Massachusetts, during store hours Saturday and Sunday to exchange.
While the Patriots try to scrub Hernandez's jerseys from the public eye, it's a different story on eBay, where they are fetching big bucks.
Official Hernandez jerseys are selling for as much as $1,500 online as former fans try to cash in on the athlete's fall from grace and others try to snatch a bizarre collectible.
Hernandez was arrested June 26. Prosecutors said he had a falling out with his friend Odin Lloyd at a nightclub last month and planned his execution style killing in the following days. Surveillance cameras captured their car at an industrial park near Hernandez's home in North cheap nfl authentic jerseys Attleborough, Massachusetts.
Hernandez, 23, is being held without bail at the Dartmouth House of Corrections in a 7 by 10 foot jail cell.
He is allowed outside of his cell for three hours a day, but has no access to television, the Internet or a weight room, Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson said. He also won't be able to marry his fiancee nfl jerseys cheap while in jail.