New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick could be called to testify in the Aaron Hernandez double murder trial, according to documents released Wednesday. Belichick is listed among the possible defense witnesses who could be called to the stand. Hernandez, the former Patriots tight end, is already serving a life sentence for the fatal shooting of Odin Lloyd in 2013. Belichick was listed on the witness list for that trial but was not called to testify. However team owner Robert Kraft was called to the stand. Hernandez is again standing trial after pleading not guilty to the early morning shootings of two men in Boston in 2012. The defense lawyers also may call Hernandez’s former teammate at the
The Eagles sure could use a wide receiver, and DeSean Jackson is a free agent. Jackson even said it himself in an interview that ran on Tuesday: a reunion with the Eagles would be a good story. Or perhaps a story that's almost too good to be true. Don't get me wrong, Jackson could very well wind up back in an Eagles uniform once everything is said and done. He can become a free agent in March. There's an obvious need at wide receiver. Jackson never wanted to leave Philadelphia in the first place, and the person responsible for that — Chip Kelly — is long gone. It makes perfect sense. So much sense, Jackson can use what is considered common knowledge around the NFL for leverage in contract negotiations
When a football player dips a toe into the culinary world, the results are sometimes surprising. You already know Peyton Manning is a pitchman for this ubiquitous purveyor of cheap pizza. “Pizza business is pretty good out here, believe it or not, due to some recent law changes,” he told Sports Illustrated in 2014.