Given the situation that Aaron Hernandez finds himself in, and some of the stories that have followed him throughout his career, it’s easy to make judgements. However, not everyone is so fact to condemn the Patriots’ tight end.

On Friday, Sports Illustrated NFL writer Greg Bedard called into the Dennis & Callahan show to talk about Hernandez and, as the insider says, Hernandez’s character doesn’t necessarily match up with the allegations. Bedard says that the Patriots all regard Hernandez as a great teammate, and is likewise a pleasure to deal with as a member of the media.

Check out what Bedard had to say in the video above.