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Should The Patriots Be Allowed To Void Hernandez’s Guarantees Under NFL Rules

Following up on a recent JetNation article regarding Aaron Hernandez’s contract multiple sources are reporting the New England Patriots were able to void his guaranteed base (season) salaries for 2013 and 14.   Ian Rappoport of NFL.com had written the contract language voiding any future guaranteed salary for Hernandez was omitted: In almost all situations, when [...]

Aaron Hernandez Charged With Murder

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested and charged with the first degree murder of Odin Lloyd today. The difference between first degree murder and other types of murder, such as second degree murder or voluntary manslaughter (sometimes referred to as third degree murder), is that first degree murder is willful and [...]

Q & A – Veteran Football Reporter Chris Pollone Provides His Insight On The Patriots

Sports/freelance journalist and co-host of “Patriots Monday Aftermath” on Spreecast.com Chris Pollone (@ChrisPollone; Facebook.com\Cpollone) gave Jetnation his thoughts on the Patriots before their Thanksgiving Day matchup with the Jets.  Pollone covered Southeastern Conference (SEC) football for over 15 years and hosts an SEC show Saturdays on Spreecast.com, this week’s show title “Tide and Tigers”: JN:  [...]

Jets Lose Heartbreaker in New England, 29-26

The Jets lost an overtime heartbreaker to the New England Patriots 29-26 in Foxborough today, falling to 2-1 in division play and 3-4 overall. This was a team loss like Jets fans can’t believe.  After the defense stopped the Patriots opening drive, and the Jets offense came out and scored a touchdown, the special teams [...]

Video Analysis: The Safeties Role In The Jets Defense

All Jets fans remember the 99 yard touchdown catch made by Giant’s wide receiver Victor Cruz which may have very well sunk the Jets 2011 playoff hopes.  With the safety position being a concern video analysis of the Cruz play helps in understanding specific defensive formations along with the safeties responsibilities and what the Jets will [...]