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Pats won't pay workout bonus

Updated: July 25, 2013, 11:55 AM ET
By Adam Schefter | ESPN

The New England Patriots do not intend to pay Aaron Hernandez an $82,000 offseason workout bonus due Aug. 1 for work the tight end performed this spring before being charged with murder, according to league sources who have spoken to the team.

The Patriots declined comment.

Withholding this offseason workout bonus is expected to be a harbinger of the $3.25 million bonus due to Hernandez in March, which league sources said the Patriots also will not pay.

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