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NFL rookie symposium doesn’t focus on Hernandez

The timing couldn’t have been more perfect.

The NFL brought its 254 newly drafted players to Ohio last week for the Rookie Symposium, a de facto employee orientation, and there was Aaron Hernandez, arrested and charged with murder on live national television on Wednesday, serving as a glaring example of how a bad decision can ruin a promising NFL career in an instant.

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