Prior to the Super Bowl, the NFL pays tribute to ex-palyers who passed away in the past year with an “In Memoriam” video at the site of the Super Bowl and this year, the NFL might have stirred some controversy.
According to multiple reporters, who are at U.S. Bank Stadium, Aaron Hernandez was included in the video:
The In Memoriam tribute just now, showing the NFL players who died this past year, included Aaron Hernandez.
— mike freeman (@mikefreemanNFL) February 4, 2018
NFL honors the deceased up on the video board, including one Aaron Hernandez.
— Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) February 4, 2018
Hernandez committed suicide in prison while serving a life sentence for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd