Aaron Hernandez jerseys can be exchanged in light of murder charge

Posted: 1:12 PM, Jul 01, 2013
Updated: 2013-07-01 13:31:32-04

The New England Patriots are offering fans exchanges on some Aaron Hernandez jerseys.

Next weekend only, the team says it will exchange a Hernandez number 81 jersey for one of similar value.

The jersey must have been purchased from the Pro Shop at Gillette Stadium or the team’s official website.

aaronjerseyOne of Hernandez’s former Florida Gators teammates, and former Jet, Tim Tebow ,is now on the Patriots and his jersey is expected to sell well.

So far, fans seem receptive to the jersey swap idea.

The team released Hernandez after authorities charged him in the murder of a semi-pro football player.

Hernandez has entered  a not guilty plea.