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Julian Edelman had a big 72-yard punt return for a touchdown.The New England Patriots started off slow on offense and were down 3-0 in the first quarter. After the first quarter, it was all Patriots as they scored 34 unanswered points, the majority coming after halftime. The offense showed balance but tipped towards the running game, running 33 called run plays (subtracting two Brady scrambles) and 29 called pass plays (adding two Brady scrambles that were supposed to be passes). BenJarvus Green-Ellis had the bulk of the carries, running 20 times for 81 yards. Danny Woodhead and rookie Shane Vereen, seeing his first NFL carries, also chipped in. TE Rob Gronkowski was the star of the show, catching 4 passes for 96 yards and 2 touchdowns, including one where he was upended and landed awkwardly on his neck. He got up slowly before making his signature ball spike TD celebration. He didn’t miss any time due to the fall.As the score suggests, the defense also had its hand in the victory. ...
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FOXBORO, Mass. -- It hasn't exactly been a great season for Julian Edelman, but the Patriots' newest jack of all trades had his best game during Monday's 34-3 victory against the Chiefs. Edelman returned a punt for a touchdown, recorded a tackle on defense and lined up at wide receiver, among other things, against the Chiefs. The former Kent State quarterback transitioned...
One of the biggest plays of the Patriots 34-3 win over the Chiefs was Julian Edelman’s 72-yard punt return. His winding, darting, dodging return made up for an uneven offensive performance and put the game out of reach.
And the fact that Edelman made it happen himself at the start was even more impressive. And he’s just been honored for it.
The Patriots announced that Edelman...
By Paul KenyonFOXBORO _ Julian Edelman had to make a position change to play in the NFL. Now, he has made still another one to give his career a boost.
Edelman, a quarterback in college and wide receiver for the Patriots, was one of the stars of his team's 34-3 victory over Kansas City Monday night. He played two roles.
Edelman returned a punt 72-yard for a touchdown. That...
The Patriots’ Julian Edelman took a Chiefs punt back from whence it came on Monday Night Football. Check out the run below:
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The Patriots got a big play from their special teams, finally, yesterday, as Julian Edelman took a punt back for a 72-yard touchdown. It was impressive, as colleague Karen Guregian noted.
Edelman summed it up pretty nicely by saying, “You have to make someone miss and then get back to your return side so we executed the play really well.”
But how did it break down?
Just as you’d...
Last night, the New England Patriots were able to make quick work of the Kansas City Chiefs and one of the plays that helped salt the game away was this punt return touchdown from Julian Edelman:
Julian Edelman's been everywhere on the field for the Patriots tonight—making tackles on coverage teams and now returning a punt 72 yards to paydirt. It made for 24 (and counting) unanswered points against the Chiefs, and you probably forgot that he's done this before. More »
By Mike McDermott
AP photo / Elise Amendola
The Patriots' Julian Edelman has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week, following a week in which he returned a punt 72 yards for a touchdown in a victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.
It was the second punt returned for a touchdown in Edelman's career. He is the fourth Patriots player to do it more than once, joining...
Julian Edelman has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week by the National Football League for his performance in the Patriots' 34-3 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night.
FOXBOROUGH - A few weeks ago, Julian Edelman was a distraction. The Patriots wide receiver and return specialist made headlines when he was arrested and charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a woman at a Boston nightclub on Halloween night.
If there's one thing Bill Belichick likes in his non-superstar players more than anything else, it's the ability to more than one thing at a reasonably high level. That's why he used to flex linebacker Mike Vrabel out as a red zone tight end, and why he had receiver Troy Brown playing cornerback on a Super Bowl team. The latest subject of Belichick's football experiments...
Julian Edelman returns to old form. The Patriots defense starts to find itself. It’s all inside today’s edition of the Patriots.com News Blitz.
Tom Brady threw two touchdowns passes to Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman returned a punt 72 yards for another score, helping the Patriots take a 27-3 lead against the Kansas City Chiefs through three quarters on Monday night.
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes to Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman returned a punt 72 yards for another score to help the New England Patriots beat the Kansas City Chiefs 34-3 in an NFL game Monday.