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Julian Edelman

28-Year-Old Wide Receiver – New England Patriots

2014 Receiving Stats

Rec

92

Yds

972

TD

4

Avg

10.6

Tar

134

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

With Wes Welker gone and Danny Amendola and Rob Gronkowski often hurt, it was Edelman who did his best Welker impression and became Tom Bradyís most reliable target. The pedestrian per-play numbers (1...

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2014 ADP:  64.76

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

STATUS:  Inactive     INJURY:  Concussion      FRI PRACTICE:   Limited
HT: 5' 10"   WT: 198   DOB: 5/22/1986
College: Kent State  DRAFTED: 7th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Julian Edelman Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $17 million deal with the Patriots in March of 2014.

December 20, 2014  –  Julian Edelman News

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Edelman (concussion) has officially been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets.

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Julian Edelman NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2009 23 11 37 359 1 59 9.7 6.1 3 0 - - - 2 5 2.5 0 - - - - - -
2010 24 NE 15 7 86 0 14 12.3 6.1 2 1 0 0 0 2 14 7.0 0 0 0 321 1 1 0
2011 25 NE 13 4 34 0 8 8.5 4.3 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 2.0 0 284 0 296 1 3 1
2012 26 NE 9 21 235 3 32 11.2 7.3 1 1 0 0 0 4 45 11.3 0 38 0 263 1 1 1
2013 27 NE 16 105 1056 6 151 10.1 7.0 9 2 4 0 0 2 11 5.5 0 0 0 374 0 6 0
2014 28 NE 14 92 972 4 134 10.6 7.3 7 3 1 0 0 10 94 9.4 0 0 0 294 1 3 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Julian Edelman Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2009 23 11 3.9 7.2 5.5 3 33 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 24 NE 15 0.7 1.1 0.9 0 6 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0
2011 25 NE 13 0.3 0.6 0.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2012 26 NE 9 5.1 7.4 6.3 2 26 6 3 1 0 5 0 0 0
2013 27 NE 16 8.9 15.5 12.2 7 66 21 6 2 0 1 0 0 0
2014 28 NE 14 9.3 15.9 12.6 7 69 21 9 4 1 7 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Julian Edelman – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #1 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

805

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Julian Edelman was on the field for 805 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

48

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Julian Edelman was on the field for 48 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 297 74
2013 952 92
2014 805 48
Julian Edelman 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Mia 83 2 6 95 0 8 15.8 2 1 2 21 10.5 0 1 0 0 0 15 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Min 50 5 6 81 1 7 13.5 1 1 1 9 9.0 0 1 0 0 0 66 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
3 Oak 70 5 10 84 0 13 8.4 0 0 1 5 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
4 @KC 47 4 4 23 0 8 5.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Cin 68 4 5 35 0 8 7.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 2 2 1 0 0 0
6 @Buf 60 6 9 91 0 12 10.1 1 0 1 10 10.0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 NYJ 54 4 4 44 0 9 11.0 0 0 1 8 8.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Chi 44 3 1 14 0 4 14.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Den 76 1 9 89 1 10 9.9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 84 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Ind 35 0 5 50 0 8 10.0 0 0 2 31 15.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
12 Det 64 3 11 89 0 15 8.1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
13 @GB 40 0 7 48 0 10 6.9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
14 @SD 57 7 8 141 1 12 17.6 1 1 1 4 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
15 Mia 57 4 7 88 1 10 12.6 1 0 1 6 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 17 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
16 @NYJ
17 Buf

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Julian Edelman  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   5' 10"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   198 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.52 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   3.92 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.62 sec
ELITE
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   37 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   123 in
GOOD
Bench Press:   14 reps
WEAK
New England Patriots Team Injury Report
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Dan Connolly  Inact
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Alfonzo Dennard  Inact
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Jordan Devey  Inact
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Jerod Mayo  IR
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Greg Orton  IR
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Julian Edelman: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Edelman (concussion/thigh) is expected to sit out Sunday's game against the Jets, the Boston Herald reports. According to the Herald, Edelman did not travel with the team to New York.

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The Herald cites two sources who say Edelman likely won't play, and the paper's report that Edelman didn't travel makes it a near certainty, if true. If Edelman ends up sitting as the Herald expects, it would solidify the already significant fantasy value of Rob Gronkowski and Brandon LaFell. LaFell is technically questionable with a shoulder issue, but the Herald expects him to play.
Edelman (concussion, thigh) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets after practicing in a limited fashion this week.

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Edelman (concussion, thigh) was present for Thursday's practice, the Boston Herald reports.

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Edelman (concussion, thigh) was limited at practice Wednesday, the Boston Herald reports.

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Edelman's thigh injury is something that he has been playing through, but the concussion is a new issue that makes the wideout's Week 16 status worth monitoring, given that Edelman must pass through the NFL's concussion protocol before he is cleared for Sunday's game against the Jets.
Edelman (thigh) caught seven passes on 10 targets for 88 yards with a TD in Sunday's win over the Dolphins.

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Edelman (thigh) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. †

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Edelman (thigh) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins, the Patriots' official site reports.

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Edelman (thigh) was listed as a limited practice participant Thursday, the Patriots' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

The Patriots have retooled their wideout corps in 2013, adding Danny Amendola, Michael Jenkins and rookies Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce. At minimum, Edelman provides the Pats with good insurance in the slot behind Danny Amendola, similar to Edelman's role when Wes Welker was in town. If he can stay, healthy this coming season, Edelman has the playmaking ability to make an impact in the team's transitioning offense.

2012

Edelman made his mark as a jack-of-all trades last season, returning punts and kickoffs and seeing part-time work as a defensive back. His role in the New England offense has been limited, however, by the good health of Wes Welker, who he essentially backs up. The team brought in reinforcements at wideout this past offseason, so Edelman must fight to retain his spot on the team, with his versatility his best defense for sticking.

2011

With Wes Welker staying healthy, Edelman was limited to seven catches for 86 yards overall during the regular season in 2010. When given touches, as he was as a rookie when he caught 37 passes for 359 yards in 11 games, Edelman can make plays, but heading into 2011, his fantasy value will clearly be dependent upon the health of those ahead of him on the Patriots' wideout depth chart. His best bet for fantasy relevance would be another Welker injury, as Edelman demonstrated in 2009 that he can do many of the things his veteran counterpart does, albeit in a less polished fashion.

2010

After Wes Welker tore his knee in Week 17, Edelman stepped in and performed like his clone with 10 catches for 103 yards and a touchdown. Edelman also had an eight-catch game in Week 2 when Welker was out. All told, in the three games of which Welker missed substantial parts, Edelman had 21 catches for 221 yards and two scores. At 6-0, 198, the former quarterback isnít quite as quick as Welker, but heís more stout, able to break tackles and run through defenders who donít square up on him. Edelman also showed an excellent rapport with quarterback Tom Brady and is likely to line up again as the teamís slot man this year ó at least until Welkerís able to return. The signing of Torry Holt complicates things as itís unclear to what extent the 34-year-old ex Pro Bowler will cut into Edelmanís targets. But the slot receiver gets a lot of work in New Englandís offense, and so long as Edelman has the role to himself, he should be a factor.

2009

The Patriots like Edelman's athletic ability (think Wild Cat formation potential) and if they can keep him away from other teams, he's an intriguing project who they can develop on the practice squad if he doesn't make the cut.