Author Archives: Mike Florio

Furtado, Abreu families await justice in second Hernandez trial


Now that a Bristol County, Massachusetts jury has convicted former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez of first-degree murder in connection with the death of Odin Lloyd in June 2013, a Suffolk County, Massachusetts jury can focus on whether Hernandez killed Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu eleven months earlier. Via the Boston Globe, the families…

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League not saying if investigation includes whether Colts deflated ball

At the Scouting Combine, Colts coach Chuck Pagano dismissed the notion that someone from his team took air out of the Patriots football brought to the sideline by linebacker D’Qwell Jackson “ludicrous.” Those investigating the #DeflateGate controversy may not share that view. Officially, the NFL has no comment on whether the Ted Wells investigation includes…

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NFL will review court file as part of Hardy investigation

Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy has avoided criminal penalties for domestic assault, due directly to the failure of his alleged victim to show up and testify before a jury.  He may not be quite as fortunate before the NFL’s in-house judicial system. Via Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, the NFL says that outside investigator…

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Broncos to interview Kubiak


On Sunday night, Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak removed his name from consideration for head-coaching jobs.  On Monday, the Broncos’ head-coaching job became available. And now Kubiak has become available. Per multiple reports (and to no surprise), Kubiak will interview for the job this weekend.  He spent nine years as a backup quarterback behind John…

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