Patriots to offer free Hernandez jersey exchange

Dee DeQuattro

The New England Patriots Pro-Shop will offer a free exchange of any Aaron Hernandez jersey.

Fans will be able to turn in the #81 Hernandez jersey in exchange for a free jersey of any other player on the team.

“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.”

The exchange will take place on July 6 and 7th only at the pro-store or

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