Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman

WR - NE
Height: 5' 10"Weight: 200 lbsAge: 31College: Kent StateDrafted: #232 (7th Rd. by New England)

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Julian Edelman confirmed to have an ACL tear

Patriots WR Julian Edelman has a complete ACL tear in his right knee after MRI results came back.

Fantasy Impact

This news means Edelman will be out for the season. Chris Hogan gets a big bump in targets as he should move into Edelman's role. Hogan should be considered in all fantasy drafts as he could have a breakout year with the additional targets.

John Aubin8 weeks ago
Julian Edelman believed to have torn ACL

After suffering an injury in the Patriots' third preseason game, Julian Edelman is believed to have torn his ACL.

Fantasy Impact

This is a huge blow for teams that drafted Edelman before today. Rob Gronkowski is the clear beneficiary in light of this injury assuming it's confirmed that he has in fact torn his ACL. Danny Amendola and Chris Hogan should also see their value increase while Brandin Cooks may not see much change as he's primarily a deep threat.

Julian Edelman suffers knee injury

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (knee) was carted off the field during Friday night's preseason contest against the Detroit Lions.

Fantasy Impact

Edelman suffered a knee injury after catching a pass early in the first quarter of Friday night's preseason contest against the Lions. After coming up limping and grabbing the outside of his right knee, Edelman was carted into the locker room for further evaluations. If Edelman misses regular season time, expect Brandin Cooks to emerge as the Patriots' top wideout.

Julian Edelman likely to sit out preseason opener

Julian Edelman is not expected to play in Thursday's preseason opener against the Jaguars, the Boston Herald reports.

Fantasy Impact

The is no need for Edelman to play in all the preseason games for the Patriots so sitting out the opener makes sense. The 31-year-old is coming off a 2016 season in which he caught 98 passes for 1,106 yards and three TDs in 16 games.

John Aubin11 weeks ago
Julian Edelman signs extension with Patriots

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the New England Patriots and wide receiver Julian Edelman have agreed to terms on a multi-year contract extension.

Fantasy Impact

As NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported earlier in the day Thursday, it was only a matter of time before Edelman and the Patriots struck a deal. It only took a few hours until an agreement was reached. Edelman, 31, is coming off of a 2016 season in which he played a full 16 game slate for the first time since 2013. He accumulated a 98-1,106-3 stat line while averaging 11.3 YPC and 69.1 YPG. Despite the acquisition of Brandin Cooks this offseason, Edelman is still expected to enter the 2017 season as New England's No. 1 receiver, likely due to his existing rapport with quarterback Tom Brady.