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Dave Zirin: The NFL's Worst Idea Ever

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Aaron Hernandez, the star tight end for the New England Patriots, is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of Odin Lloyd. In response to Hernandez’s arrest, the NFL may consider checking its players’ tattoos for signs of gang affiliation.

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Nation contributor Dave Zirin joins MSNBC’s NewsNation to discuss the hypocrisy of the NFL and the discriminatory racial assumptions that buttress this policy.

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