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Patriots don’t need to act on Aaron Hernandez yet

One question I’ve heard a lot since police began questioning Aaron Hernandez in connection with the death of 27-year-old Odin Lloyd last week: When are the Patriots going to say anything about his involvement or take any action against him?

So far, the Patriots have said little, other than the perfunctory statement, “We’re aware of the reports.” And saying anything beyond that at this point doesn’t make sense.

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