Court allows Aaron Hernandez’s family to see alleged suicide notes, including the one he left for fianc��e Shayanna Jenkins.
Massachusetts judge vacates Aaron Hernandez’s conviction in the 2013 murder of Odin L. Lloyd, following the state’s legal precedent that erases convictions if a defendant dies before all appeal possibilities are exhausted.
Boston University’s center for the study of chronic traumatic encephalopathy announces that a study of Hernandez’s brain indicated he had Stage 3 CTE, one step short of the most severe level.
Brissett went 20 of 37 for 216 yards and an interception. Palmer was just 19 of 36, but hit on some big plays to finish the game with 332 yards and a 45-yard touchdown strike to J.J. Nelson.
The 49ers also got a subpar performance by Brian Hoyer, who was 15 of 27 for only 99 yards in a 12-9 loss to the Seahawks. Hoyer’s disappointing output spoiled a stellar day by Carlos Hyde, who ran for 124 yards on just 15 carries in a losing effort.
While several quarterbacks struggled, Patriots signal-caller Tom Brady outplayed New Orleans’ Drew Brees in a 36-20 Patriots victory. Brady shook off a 16-for-36 performance last week against the Chiefs to go 30 of 39 for 447 yards and three touchdowns as Brees passed for 356 yards and two scores.
Dozens of more players protested before the Raiders-Redskins game, the final one of the day and not far from the White House in Landover, Maryland. All but a handful of Raiders sat on their bench, and seven Redskins took a knee while their teammates stood arm-in-arm along with owner Dan Snyder and president Bruce Allen.
Raiders coach Jack Del Rio said the team wanted to stay in the locker room during the anthem, but because of the timing of prime-time games, they could not because they would have missed the coin toss and would have been penalized.