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Gladiator
Aaron Hernandez and Football Inc.
All episodes are available for free, with ad-free episodes available for Wondery+ subscribers.Football star Aaron Hernandez went from the bright lights of the Super Bowl to a convicted murderer in a few years. The Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team, best known for its investigation of the sexual abuse scandal inside the Catholic Church, takes a hard look at the crisis facing football through the lens of Aaron Hernandez’s life and terrible crimes.From Wondery, the podcast team that brought you Dr. Death, Spotlight asks: Did a brain badly damaged by football contribute to...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 15,360 ratings
Podcast blames NFL
No one held Hernández responsible for his actions ever. He got away with way too much. He was put on a pedal stool and everyone enabled him because he was a great football player. Change the culture and take responsibility both coaches and players and everyone involved.
AMAEB262 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/05/22
More from Spotlight team?!
Really well researched & written. I’d love to hear more from this acclaimed Spotlight team.
Smyth042012 via Apple Podcasts · Ireland · 02/15/22
Gripping docu-series!
Well researched, reported, told and educated story, yet a sad one. Aaron battled his own issues and physically espoused trauma from an early age and speculatively didn’t want to nor could’ve break from those things.
mwehrli21 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/17/21
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