Poor Michael Hoomanawanui. If any family members or fans want to show their support and buy the tight end's jersey from the NFL Pro Shop, it might be a couple letters short of his actual last name. For some reason, the previewed jersey can't fit Hoomanawanui's full last name.

Now, the jersey-makers clearly go all out for Michael on the field, but since he's a third-string tight end on the Patriots right now, maybe the demand for accuracy (or Michael Hoomanawanui jersey) isn't there.

LaRod Stephens-Howling and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie get their total names on their jerseys. Does the hyphen exempt them from surname butchering? Jarrod Saltalamacchia's in the New England area. Maybe the two can arrange a Saltalamacchia-Hoomanawanui empathy summit.

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