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BY NICK ST. DENISJulian Edelman wasn't a lock to return to the New England Patriots' roster when he hit free agency in March. But after re-signing with the team in mid-April, Edelman is already projected to be a big part of the team's offense.We wrote about Edelman's importance last month, and according to Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston, that importance just might mean a starting gig in what has been one of the league's most high-powered offenses of the past decade."I think Edelman is the team's No. 2 receiver on opening day if he is healthy," Reiss wrote Tuesday in his "Mailbag. (photo: Beth Hart, Flickr)"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...
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