Free Aaron Hernandez Jersey Swap

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Photo Credit: Jeffrey Beall via Flickr, Photo Date: December 18th, 2011

FOXBOROUGH, MA — The New England Patriots gave fans an opportunity to swap out their Aaron Hernandez jerseys for free, according to WFSB.

The announcement was made days after Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder.

The Patriots drafted Hernandez in 2010 and signed him last summer to a 5-year contract worth $40 million. He was cut after his arrest.

The New England Patriots’ website said fans were encouraged to exchange their No. 81 Hernandez jerseys purchased from the team shop for any other jersey in the store for free Friday.

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