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Julian Edelman
Julian Edelman
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Julian Edelman

WR

Date of birth
May 22, 1986
College
Kent State
Height
5-10
Weight
198 Lbs

Bio

Julian Edelman, now entering his sixth NFL season, has played his entire career with the New England Patriots. Edelman, a versatile wide receiver and return man, has seen his playing time ebb and flow in head coach Bill Belichick’s system, but he’s coming off a banner 2013 campaign that saw him rack up career highs in receptions (105), yards (1,056) and touchdowns (6).

Early Years & College

Edelman was born in Redwood City, Calif., on May 22, 1986. Edelman played quarterback at Woodside High School and led his team to a 13-0 record as a senior. After graduating, he played quarterback at Kent State, leading them in passing yards (1,820) and rushing yards (1,370). Despite the gaudy numbers, he wasn’t invited to the 2009 NFL Combine.

New England Patriots

Edelman, who was drafted in the seventh round of the NFL draft (232nd overall), started training camp as a wide receiver and possible Wildcat toy for head coach Bill Belichick. In his rookie year, he saw significant playing time in the slot role when Wes Welker went down and concluded his campaign with two postseason touchdowns. He’s been Mr. Everything for the Patriots over the years, spending time returning punts, spread out at wide receiver and even in the defensive secondary. In a 2012 rout of the Indianapolis Colts, Edelman racked up a career-best 222 all-purpose yards, with two scores. He inked a four-year, $17 million deal on March 25, 2014.

Statistics

Stats REC TAR YDS Y/R TD LONG 20+ 40+ FUM RZ TAR 1DN YDS/G
2013 Regular Season 105 151 1056 10.1 6 44 5 2 0 23 54 66.00

Game Log

Date Opponent Result REC TAR YDS Y/R LONG RZ TAR TD ATT YDS Y/A RZ ATT TD
1-19-2014 @ Denver Broncos Denver Broncos 26-16 10 15 89 8.9 18 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
1-11-2014 @ Indianapolis Colts Indianapolis Colts 43-22 6 9 84 14.0 27 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-29-2013 @ Buffalo Bills Buffalo Bills 34-20 9 11 65 7.2 14 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-22-2013 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 7-41 7 11 77 11.0 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2013 @ Miami Dolphins Miami Dolphins 24-20 13 19 139 10.7 24 3 1 0 0 0 0 0

News

Patriots Sign Julian Edelman To 4-Year Deal

Patriots Sign Julian Edelman To 4-Year Deal

by Allen Kim

The New England Patriots have signed WR Julian Edelman to a four-year, $17 million deal with $8 million guaranteed, reports Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports. With incentives, the deal can max out at $19 million. “It’s a good day,” Edelman said... Read more

New England Re-Signs Edelman

New England Re-Signs Edelman

by Kate Lemasters

At 3:01 p.m. on March 15, Julian Edeman posted on his twitter: “Foxboro is home. Excited to be back. #grind.” Several media outlets had been predicting his departure for weeks. Sports fans pleaded over social media for him to stay... Read more

What Free Agents Should The Bengals Fight, Scratch And Claw Over?

What Free Agents Should The Bengals Fight, Scratch And Claw Over?

by Carter Sokolowski

With the success they had last year and a developing youthful roster, the Cincinnati Bengals are a few moves away from making a deep playoff run in 2014. Luckily for them, this year’s free-agent crop is bursting at the seams with talent... Read more