Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/18/14

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots runs for yards after the catch against the Baltimore Ravens during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Ravens won 33-14. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com believes Julian Edelman will be the Patriots’ number two receiver heading into the regular season. I think Edelman is the team’s No. 2 receiver on opening day if he is healthy. I also wouldn’t undersell his athleticism and speed. Naturally, losing part of the offseason as he rehabs his foot wasn’t ideal, but I think one of the main things he has going for him is a trust built up with Tom Brady and a knowledge of the offense. If he’s healthy on the opening day of camp, I think he’ll quickly elevate to close to the top of the depth chart. I think by default alone, Edelman is the Patriots second best receiver.  Can’t think of anyone better than him other than Danny Amendola.   Need NFL Tickets? The post Julian Edelman might be the Patriots No. 2 receiver going into the season appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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