Attorney and SI.com legal analyst Michael McCann joined the Dennis & Callahan show on Monday morning to discuss both the Aaron Hernandez and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trials as they come to a close.

For fans holding out hope running back Stevan Ridley might return to the Patriots, don’t hold your breath.

One day after the prosecution wrapped up its case in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial, the defense team requested Friday morning that the case be dismissed. The request was denied by Judge Susan Garsh.

After calling 131 witnesses, including Patriots owner Robert Kraft, to the stand in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial for Odin Lloyd, the prosecution rested its case on Thursday.

The defense team is expected to begin calling witnesses on Monday, and reportedly they will only be calling one to the stand.

Indianapolis Star columnist Gregg Doyel checked in with Dennis & Callahan on Thursday morning to talk about the latest with Deflategate. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

Veteran offensive lineman Stefan Wisniewski has made a free-agent visit to the Patriots, according to Albert Breer of NFL Media.

Running back Stevan Ridley is taking a free-agent visit with the Jets on Wednesday, according to ESPN’s Adam Scheffer.

Alexander Bradley, a former friend of Aaron Hernandez who claims the ex-Patriots receiver shot him in the face, took the stand in Hernandez’s murder trial Wednesday to bolster the prosecution’s case.

Linebacker Rolando McClain has apparently opted to stick with the Cowboys, as he’s agreed to a one-year deal with a base salary of $3 million, according to Ed Werder of ESPN.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft was called to the stand in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial Tuesday morning. Kraft took to the stand for roughly 30 minutes.