Posted: 2/26/2021 8:25 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman would like to play next season but does not know if he will be healthy enough to play, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. He is recovering from a knee injury he suffered during the season.
Huddle Up: Edelman was limited to six games in 2020 and finished with 315 yards. Fantasy players can monitor the situation this offseason, but Edelman probably will not be as much of a factor in the passing game as he was in previous seasons. He will be a risky fantasy option if he plays in 2021.
Posted: 1/23/2021 2:29 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman indicated in a recent interview that he is planning to play in 2021.
Huddle Up: Edelman missed most of the 2020 season because of an injury and may see a smaller role in the passing game if he returns next season. Fantasy players can monitor his situation during training camp, but he may only be a late-round option in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 12/28/2020 9:35 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) is not expected to be activated in time to play in Week 16 against the Buffalo Bills, according to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport, who also reports Edelman is unlikely to suit up for the regular-season finale versus the New York Jets.
Huddle Up: Edelman hasn't played since Week 7 and there's no reason for him to return now with the Patriots' playoff hopes already dashed. The long-time slot receiver's contract will turn 35 in May, meaning the outlook for his NFL future is cloudy at the moment as well.
Posted: 12/27/2020 6:31 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) did not participate in practice this week after being cleared to start practicing last week.
Huddle Up: It looks like Edelman will not play again this season, so fantasy players can drop him if they need roster space.
Posted: 12/24/2020 5:54 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 24.
Huddle Up: Edelman was designated to return from the Reserve/Injured list a week ago but will need to show he's ready on the practice field before he's activated off IR. He'll have a few more chances with the Pats not playing until Monday night, but we see or hear otherwise, plan on Edelman remaining out of the fantasy picture.
Posted: 12/16/2020 8:33 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) has been designated to return from the Reserve/Injured list and is participating in practice Wednesday, Dec. 16.
Huddle Up: Edelman appears to have a good chance to play again this season, but it is not known if he will be ready for Week 15. He likely will be a main option in the passing game if he plays again and could be a starting option in some fantasy leagues.
Posted: 12/16/2020 3:31 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) is day to day, according to head coach Bill Belichick.
Huddle Up: Edelman was a few weeks away in a report about 10 days ago. He's unlikely to impact the fantasy playoffs this season, but he could be back if the Pats make the playoffs.
Posted: 12/06/2020 4:12 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) wants to play again this season but is believed to be at least a few weeks away from returning, according to a source.
Huddle Up: Edelman is recovering from knee surgery, so there is no guarantee that he returns this season. Damiere Byrd, Jakobi Meyers and N'Keal Harry have been the main receivers for the Patriots during the second half of the season, but none of them are strong fantasy options.
Posted: 11/30/2020 9:59 pm UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Nov. 30.
Posted: 11/19/2020 7:32 am UTC
New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (knee) has 'progressed in a positive direction,' according to head coach Bill Belichick, who added that Edelman has not suffered any setbacks. Edelman is now eligible to return to practice and open the 21-day window to be activated from the Reserve/Injured list, though Belichick did not indicate how soon they'd take that step.
Huddle Up: Considering there was a lot of talk that Edelman would miss the rest of 2020 when he went on IR this has to be considered a positive sign. If someone jettisoned him and you can stash him on your bench or IR slot it may be worth the flier.