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Aaron Hernandez Jersey Swap

Tom Brady NOT Most Requested Replacement

7/8/2013 1:44 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0708_tom_brady_aaron_hernandez_vince_willfork_article_gettyThe New England Patriots swapped out more than 2,500 Aaron Hernandez jerseys for free in Foxboro this weekend ... but TMZ has learned Tom Brady was NOT the most requested replacement. In fact, you'll never guess who was #1.

A rep for the Pats tells us ... the team happily shelled out roughly $250,000 to make sure any fan who had a Hernandez jersey could get a free replacement featuring a Pats player who's not currently facing murder charges.

We're told ... of the 2,500ish people who showed up to the stadium for the swap event, 30% of the fans were kids requesting new youth jerseys.

So, who was the most requested?? The honor goes to 5-time Pro Bowler VINCE WILFORK -- a 325-pound BEAST of a defensive tackle!!

Don't worry, Brady came in 2nd ... and we have a theory as to why -- everyone in Boston already has a Brady jersey.

FYI -- Tim Tebow wasn't in the top 5.

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18 COMMENTS

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Mng0    

This guy is so HOT! I wanna... ;)

287 days ago
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News Flash     

Florida Loves Tebow!

287 days ago
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Kabala    

Who gives a cr@p

287 days ago
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guyguy    

they also didn't offer a tebow jersey as a replacement

287 days ago
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Norma Desomd    

Kudos to the Patriots owners and whoever else made this decision. !

287 days ago
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Steve    

One of the reasons Brady jerseys weren't the most requested trade is that the Hernandez jerseys could only be traded in for a jersey of equal or lesser value. That means that the only way they could trade their Hernandez jersey for a Brady jersey is to trade down to a lower quality jersey.

287 days ago
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Lisa    

I would have gone for Gronkowski

287 days ago
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Eons311    

I would of kept the Hernandez jersey to wear while doing naughty things.

287 days ago
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Trick    

Tim tenor was not in the top 5 because patriots announced he was not eligible for the trade in jersey program. A little facts never hurt tmz

287 days ago
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Mike    

TMZ has to point out that Tim Tebow wasn't in the top five because Tim Tebow represents himself as a Christian and gays absolutely hate Christians.


In fact if you check the news (TMZ is not news, people, it is gossip) you'll find that violent attacks by gays against Christians is epidemic as is black on white crime.


The Nazi's were predominately led by the gays and nothing has changed. Sieg Heil , Harvey! Your Jewish ancestors must be so proud.


Whenever you feel a knife plunged in your back, you can always count on it being wielded by a liberal who's deepest desire it to stomp you in the face with a boot - forever.

287 days ago
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TebowREP    

You need to update this. Tim Tebow was the only jersey that was not offered. Again - TIM TEBOW WAS NOT OFFERED

286 days ago
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melmel    

I am really starting to side with Hernandez just because everyone is being such asshats to him.

286 days ago
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Michele    

Wilfork should be a popular choice. He is amazing!!!

283 days ago

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