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Aaron Hernandez's Attorney Makes A Deflategate Joke In Court

It fell a little flat.

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Aaron Hernandez's lawyer made a joke about the New England Patriots' under-inflated football scandal during his client's first-degree murder trial on Thursday. The one-liner came while questioning a state trooper about Odin Lloyd's murder scene:

The witness was asked about tire tracks left at the crime scene, and Hernandez's attorney asked him to confirm that he's an expert in "tire deflation devices."

Lindsey Adler is a sports reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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