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Christopher L. Gasper

Patriots guilty only of being duped by Hernandez

Aaron Hernandez was always a matchup problem for opponents. It turned out he was also a matchup problem for the Patriots. The team struggled to match up what it was seeing inside the walls of Gillette Stadium with the person the former Patriots tight end appears to truly be.

That person is behind bars in the Bristol County jail, charged with the murder of Dorchester’s Odin Lloyd and five gun-related violations of the law.

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