Podcast: Aaron Hernandez’s Defense Strategy Backfired; Jon Lester’s Yips


Aaron Hernandez is heading to prison, and his own defense team might be to blame.

After handing down a guilty verdict Wednesday in Bristol County Superior Court, jurors in the Hernandez murder trial said some of the former New England Patriots tight end’s own attorneys made some curious moves that ultimately helped the jury come to its decision. Whatever the team’s strategy was, it clearly backfired.

NESN.com’s Mike Cole and Ben Watanabe sat down to discuss the intriguing outcome of the trial in this week’s podcast. They also talked Jon Lester’s troubles throwing to first base and what to get birthday boy Bill Belichick as a gift.

Listen to the podcast or download it in the player below.

Thumbnail photo via The Sun Chronicle (Pool)/USA TODAY Sports Images

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