The Boston Globe | Wondery

The Patriot Way | 4

The Patriot Way | 4

Aaron Hernandez was enjoying success on the field, but in his third season with the Patriots, the fragile balance of his life tipped. There were people who cared for him trying to intercede, from an old girlfriend to his teammates. But no one could successfully help him escape from violence, drugs, and extortion attempts.For more information on issues raised by this series, including suicide prevention, mental health, LGBTQ+ support, and concussion and sports safety, here is a list of support groups and educational organizationsSubscribe to American Scandal today: us by supporting our sponsors!Zip Recruiter - Get a free trial and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them at - Get $20 and free shipping when you use promo code gladiator at

Duration: 44 min

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