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Patriots offering free Hernandez jersey exchange

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04:21 PM ET 06.28 | The New England Patriots ProShop will offer a free jersey exchange of any #81 Hernandez jersey purchased at the Patriots ProShop or online at PatriotsProShop.com for a new Patriots jersey of comparable value. The free jersey exchange will be available exclusively at the Patriots ProShop the weekend of Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7. ???We know that children love wearing their Patriots jerseys, but may not understand why parents don???t want them wearing their Hernandez jerseys anymore,??? said New England Patriots spokesperson Stacey James. ???We hope this opportunity to exchange those jerseys at the Patriots ProShop for another player???s jersey will be well received by parents.???

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Hernandez runs with the ball against the Jets, Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports Hernandez runs with the ball against the Jets, Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports
June 28, 2013  04:37 PM ET

Wow. Now, if the Pats could just reverse the draft or, rather, their evaluation of it.

June 28, 2013  04:45 PM ET

I'm turning mine in and getting a Wes Welker jersey.

June 28, 2013  04:45 PM ET

Or maybe an orange jumpsuit.

June 28, 2013  05:05 PM ET

Unheard of.

The Bills are probably still selling #32.

June 28, 2013  05:08 PM ET

The Pats just upped the value of this collectible item. File this in the "Sad but True" folder.

June 28, 2013  05:12 PM ET

Lame. Completely lame gesture.

June 28, 2013  05:33 PM ET

Jerry Jones should do the same for Josh Brent jerseys.

June 28, 2013  05:34 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Lame. Completely lame gesture.

I wouldn't want my kid wearing a Hernandez jersey, so for parents who plunked down that kind of money, it's kind of nice to be able to replace it.

I wouldn't wear one myself.

June 28, 2013  05:35 PM ET
QUOTE(#7):

Jerry Jones should do the same for Josh Brent jerseys.

You mean, like, both of them that they sold?

June 28, 2013  05:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

You mean, like, both of them that they sold?

He sold two?

June 28, 2013  05:47 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

He sold two?

That's what I heard. His momma and, uh, his momma.

She's big, and had to stitch two of them together.

June 28, 2013  07:25 PM ET
QUOTE(#6):

Lame. Completely lame gesture.

What's lame is your post, and pretty much everything you ever say. Do everyone a favor and be quiet.

June 28, 2013  08:27 PM ET

It's a collectors' item!

In my neighborhood, they collect on Wednesdays.

June 28, 2013  09:20 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

It's a collectors' item!In my neighborhood, they collect on Wednesdays.

Good one.

As for being a real collectors item... maybe if you have "blood" tattooed on you.

June 29, 2013  12:30 AM ET

Hernandez is about to go somewhere where he is going to learn about the REAL thug life. A place where you don't live in a million dollar home and sleep in a nice bed every night.

He wants it, well, he gets it.

 
June 29, 2013  10:10 AM ET

Will they give me an Eli Jersey in return?

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