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The NFL World Reacts To The Aaron Hernandez Verdict

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday afternoon for the murder of Odin Lloyd. A jury of his peers returned a guilty verdict after deliberating for 36 hours. Hernandez is not eligible for parole.

The NFL reacted immediately to the verdict, voicing their opinions on Twitter. Several players, including former Florida Gators Brandon Spikes and Janoris Jenkins, expressed outrage at the justice system.

Brandon Spikes

Darnell Dockett, San Francisco 49ers

Janoris Jenkins, St. Louis Rams

Tom Crabtree, Green Bay Packers

Chris Baker, Washington Redskins

Jonathan Cooper, Arizona Cardinals

Matt Hasselbeck, Indianapolis Colts

ESPN blowhard Darren Rovell

Clarence Hill, Jr., Cowboys beat writer

Cobi Hamilton, Cincinnati Bengals

Ryan Clark, Pittsburgh Steelers (retired)

Cornelius Lucas, Detroit Lions

Mike Wallace, Minnesota Vikings

Chris McCain, Miami Dolphins

Matt Overton, Indianapolis Colts

Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati Bengals

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