Patriots, NFL players react to Hernandez arrest on Twitter
UNDATED (WHDH) -- News quickly spread about the arrest of Aaron Hernandez Wednesday morning, and then - the first degree murder charge against him.
Some of his former Patriots teammates took to Twitter with their reactions.
Former Patriots defensive end, André Carter, tweeted out, “Prayers go on both sides. It’s so unfortunate."
He also later re-tweeted something from free agent Rock Cartwright, "Choices, Decision and Consequences = Life."
Carter played with Hernandez back in 2011.
Former Patriots defensive tackle, Kyle Love, tweeted, “Prayers go up for both sides."
Love also tweeted, "Hate this happened."
Love played with the patriots for the last three seasons - all of them, alongside Aaron Hernandez.
Jesse Holley, who last played for the Patriots in 2012 wrote, “Mannnnnn I feel extremely bad for Aaron Hernandez....... I personally know him and I’m just going to pray for him and his family.”
Many other NFL players also reacted to the news across Twitter.
James Ihedigbo, safety for the Baltimore Ravens, tweeted, “Let’s all be praying for the murder victims family!! Also be praying for @AaronHernandez that thru all this he can give his life to Christ!”
Ben Tate, running back for the Houston Texans, tweeted, “Hope Aaron Hernandez saved up the money from that new contract - them lawyer fees about to be mean.” He followed up a minute later with, “But more importantly, thoughts n prayers go out to the family of the Odin Lloyd.”
Thomas Morstead, a player for the New Orleans Saints, “Very sad situation for all involved.”
Torrey Smith of the Baltimore Ravens, “Prayers up for the victim's family as well as AH...very unfortunate situation.”
Chris Baker, Washington Redskins defensive end, “Sad day for Aaron Hernandez. We work our whole life's for an opportunity to make it big #thinkbeforeyouact people, 40mil down the drain.”