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LeSean McCoy: I’ve got a good shot at the Hall of Fame, Julian Edelman does not

Count free agent running back LeSean McCoy as one player who does not think Julian Edelman is heading to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Asked by Yahoo Sports if Edelman is a Hall of Famer, McCoy scoffed. “Hall of Famer? No, come on, man,” McCoy said. McCoy said Edelman’s strong postseason performances don’t change [more]

Report: Jets, Broncos will attend Justin Fields’ second Pro Day

Prospects were not allowed to have private workouts with teams, but several quarterbacks have had more than one Pro Day. Ohio State’s Justin Fields will have his second Pro Day on Wednesday, and it sounds as if he will have more than a few interested pro scouts. The 49ers, Patriots and Falcons previously were reported [more]

Report: Falcons will attend Justin Fields’ second Pro Day workout

The Falcons have done their best this offseason to portray an open mind about taking a quarterback with the fourth overall pick in the draft and they’ll reportedly be checking out the workout of a potential choice with that pick on Wednesday. Former Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields will be holding his second Pro Day [more]

Rob Gronkowski pegs chances of Julian Edelman joining Buccaneers at (what else?) “69 percent”

We’re not the only ones not buying the Julian Edelman retirement. Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski estimated for on Monday night the chances that Edelman will land in Tampa Bay, despite his retirement from the NFL. “69 percent chance,” Gronkowski said when asked if there’s a chance Edelman signs with the Bucs. “He’ll be [more]

Is Julian Edelman truly retired?

In the aftermath of Super Bowl LIII, the talk began of receiver Julian Edelman as a candidate for Canton. Our take at the time was that he still has more work to do to get there. Two years later, he added a 1,117-yard season in 2019 (the third of his career), a three-catch, 30-yard postseason [more]

Tom Brady to Julian Edelman: You shined the most on biggest stage, in biggest moments

Julian Edelman was Tom Brady‘s favorite receiver, with the most targets (1,036) and most catches (689) of anyone who has caught passes from the quarterback. Edelman had 7,674 receiving yards and 41 touchdowns on passes from Brady in the regular season and postseason combined. Who would have guessed that Edelman (34) would retire before Brady [more]

Bill Belichick: It was a privilege to coach “ultimate competitor” Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman officially announced he’s retiring as a Patriot, and shortly after head coach Bill Belichick and team owner Robert Kraft issued statements praising the wide receiver’s accomplishments. “By any measure of what constitutes an elite NFL career — wins, championships, production — Julian has it all,” Belichick said. “Few players can match Julian’s achievements, [more]

Julian Edelman: I am retiring a Patriot

Julian Edelman is hanging up his cleats. Shortly after news broke that the Patriots had released Edelman after he failed a physical related to last year’s knee injury, Edelman announced that he has played the last game of his career. “Nothing in my career has ever come easy,” Edelman said. “This isn’t going to be [more]

Patriots waive Michael Barnett

The Patriots announced that they dropped a player on Monday afternoon, but it wasn’t wide receiver Julian Edelman. News of Edelman’s release is only on the league’s transaction report for the day and hasn’t been acknowledged by the team at this point. They did announced that Michael Barnett has been waived, however. Barnett signed with [more]

Julian Edelman cut after failed physical, may retire

After 12 years with the Patriots, wide receiver Julian Edelman has been released. The Patriots officially terminated Edelman’s contract today, with a “failed physical” designation on the NFL’s transaction wire. ESPN reported that Edelman’s next step may be retirement. The failed physical is not a big surprise, given last week’s news that Edelman wasn’t expecting [more]

Stephon Gilmore on future with Patriots: It’s out of my control

A report emerged late last month that Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore would be “very open” to an extension that would lower his cap number for the 2021 season. But Gilmore realizes that is not entirely up to him. The cornerback is about to enter the last year of his five-year contract, but turns 31 in [more]

Report: 49ers, Patriots have committed to attend Justin Fields’ second Pro Day

49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan was the first person to mention that Justin Fields would hold a second Pro Day workout for NFL teams, so it doesn’t come as much surprise that Shanahan and General Manager John Lynch are set to be in Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday. Shanahan and Lynch weren’t at Fields’ first workout [more]

Jonathan Kraft makes case for full capacity at 2021 games

The 2021 NFL season begins in five months. When it comes to the pandemic, a lot can and will happen between now and then. And there continues to be a belief that, by September, NFL teams will be able to host full stadiums of fans. “Once vaccines have been available in a community for a [more]

How long will Bill Belichick coach?

At one point, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said that, unlike Hall of Famer Marv Levy, Belichick won’t be coaching into his 70s. As Belichick inches closer and closer to 70, his stance may have changed. To start the week that will see Belichick turn 69, Mike Reiss of published recent quotes from Levy regarding [more]

No decision yet on reversal of one-helmet rule

Last year, the NFL acknowledged that the one-helmet rule could change in 2021. It still could. Per a league spokesperson, there has been no resolution yet regarding the possibility that teams could be permitted to allow players to use more than one helmet during the course of a given season. That would give teams the [more]

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