Julian Edelman gets a shave from Ellen

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Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman arrived at The Ellen Show with a beard and a mustache. He left with neither.

Host Ellen DeGeneres put Edelman in a barber chair, grabbed clippers, and shaved off the cluster of facial fur that he’d taken nine months to grow.

She contributed $10,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of America for the honor. Edelman matched it.

Edelman’s consolation prize? His Super Bowl MVP trophy was delivered to him during the segment.

The 10-catch, 141-yard performance made Edelman that only statistical standout for the Patriots, sparking an argument that he also should eventually have a bronze bust — presumably without a beard.

16 responses to “Julian Edelman gets a shave from Ellen

  1. The physicality of the NFL is why few fans care about PEDs. Plus Edelman stated he used it to heal quicker form his injury. That doesn’t make it right, but it is more understandable.

  2. Used PEDs… become a super bowl MVP. It’s amazing how different MLB and the NFL fans perceive the use of PEDs.
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    Sure but I bet you didn’t say that about Von Miller when he got the Superbowl MVP. He didn’t just use them, he got a testing agent to submit a clean sample for him and went down for 6 games.

  3. JJ412 says:
    February 8, 2019 at 12:04 pm
    Used PEDs… become a super bowl MVP. It’s amazing how different MLB and the NFL fans perceive the use of PEDs.
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    Sure but I bet you didn’t say that about Von Miller when he got the Superbowl MVP. He didn’t just use them, he got a testing agent to submit a clean sample for him and went down for 6 games.
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    Things only bother fans when Patriots players do them. As for Von Miller, he’s a Hall of Famer, first ballot. He is downright dominant.

    Edelman needs to put in four years of the same kind of football he’s been playing. He is uncoverable by any single player, but the Patriots desperately need help on the other side. They will need even more if Gronk retires.

  4. They should be allowed as part of medical treatment to recover from injuries. As soon as the player passes a physical then the HGH treatments, or whatever was being used, ceases. This way the use is regulated by medical professionals and the player heals quicker which helps the player, the team, and the NFL in general.

  5. Regards the above accompanying “SB superlatives” video, the difference between this year’s Patriots D and last year’s was NOT Flores – it was injuries. The Pats D started last year heavily banged up (plus Ninkovich a late preseason injury retirement), several guys were IR before wk1 and soon joined by Hightower, and later some 2nd stringers went IR too. And half of those still playing were walking wounded. This year they were more or less all healthy.

  6. If the NFL really wanted to stop PED use, the hall of fame should pass a new rule. Starting on a (set date), anyone caught using PEDs after that date will be ineligible for the HOF.

  7. Broncos fans are the best.

    Ignore Peyton and Von Miller ped use, ignore getting busted violating the salary cap to allow Elway and Terrell Davis on the same roster and win 2 SBs with them, then whine incessantly that the Patriots cheated.

    Honestly, they deserve the Elway GM-induced purgatory they are living through now.

  8. Plus Edelman stated he used it to heal quicker form his injury. That doesn’t make it right, but it is more understandable.
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    That’s not correct. To this day, the NFL has failed to identify what was in Edelman’s system that triggered a positive test. Therefore, he has never stated he took anything for any reason. He did take responsibility for the mistake, but still doesn’t know what he tested positive for.

  9. blessedunliketherest says:
    February 8, 2019 at 2:07 pm
    Plus Edelman stated he used it to heal quicker form his injury. That doesn’t make it right, but it is more understandable.
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    That’s not correct. To this day, the NFL has failed to identify what was in Edelman’s system that triggered a positive test. Therefore, he has never stated he took anything for any reason. He did take responsibility for the mistake, but still doesn’t know what he tested positive for.

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    I agree they never got proof of anything. But I do think he found something that would help with his recovery while not being something they knew how to catch. His injury was a pretty bad thing for a guy with his play style to have at his age. So I think his choice was either use something that helped him heal fully and in enough time to be able to resume his career, but with a risk of having to sit his first four, or be looking at his career never resuming at the level it had. Given a choice like that Im not sure any of us would have chose differently

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