MarcSullivaFan said:Whatever. Did they do that to Moss or Denard or Faulk or Ty Law? No. They deserve the benefit doubt. They likely know a lot more than we do, or he was already on his last strike. Please give us one example of your supposed Boy Scout attitude.
And employers have no obligation to act on a presumption of innocence. That's a legal standard, not a business standard.
Yes, they aren't going to find a ton of empty seats if Hernandez is scoring touchdowns.
Just feels very premature. He's been arrested, and perhaps the Pats suspect that his involvement is more serious than the allegations in the media, but it seems like a bullshit, knee-jerk reaction that has been precipitated by the widespread coverage of the murder.
If he's not going to be able to participate in training camp or games, then I'd release him, but not until that was confirmed. Perhaps I'm just not one of those people who feels that professional athletes exist to fill the void that your daddy left after the divorce, but I'd let the guy hang around until formal charges are laid.