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Patriots knew Aaron Hernandez had issues, ex-advisor Floyd Reese says
Patriots knew Aaron Hernandez had issues, ex-advisor Floyd Reese says

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had behavioral issues New England knew about long before the team ever drafted the future murderer. In an interview with MMQB.com, former NFL general manager Floyd Reese, who was a senior advisor for the Patriots from 2009 to 2012, said former Florida coach Urban Meyer helped convince Patriots Coach Bill Belichick to draft Hernandez in 2010. "We knew he had some issues prior," Reese said. "Urban Meyer and Bill [Belichick] were very, very close, and I think Urban convinced Bill that, you know, that these things weren’t going to be an issue." To combat potential problems with Hernandez's conduct,...

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