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News Roundup – Aaron Hernandez, Edward Snowden, The Voting Rights Act

I wish I were able to find something intelligent and thoughtful to say about Aaron Hernandez. To those of who you don’t follow football, or even sports for that matter, Aaron Hernandez is the All-Star tight end for the New England Patriots. Two years ago, it could be argued that Aaron Hernandez, along with his partner, fellow tight end Rob Gronkowski, revolutionized the NFL. Most of the time, when a team comes out with two tight ends, they’re showing you their running formation. Both Aaron Hernandez and Rob Gronkowski are relatively fast. They run good routes and they have good hands.

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NFL: Super Bowl (Update)

There are plenty of people talking about the Super Bowl today. I won’t spend much time on it. Congratulations to New York Giants. Once again, they proved that it doesn’t really matter how you start the season. Instead, it matters how you play at the end of the season and through the playoffs. Several weeks ago, the Giants’ season was basically over in Dallas. Dallas had a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter and Tony Romo was able to hook up with Miles Austin, so the game looked over. They survived, though, which is probably a testament to this team and

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NFL: Divisional Playoffs

Okay, let’s try this again. After a disastrous weekend of football predictions last week, I have to bounce back and do better this week. Let’s start with the Denver Broncos versus New England Patriots. I just re-watched their first game from three weeks ago. It took the Patriots a little time to hit their stride. Tom Brady won the game not by throwing to Wes Welker or Rob Gronkowski but instead by connecting nine times to Aaron Hernandez. He was a key to the game. Also, the Patriots changed their offensive protections in order to slow down the Bronco pass rush.

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