2019 Edelman Watch: Over & Under

NickEsasky

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Agreed. If there is one receiver on the team who we know is on the same page as Brady, it's Edelman. Hopefully, this helps him reduce some camp wear and tear while allowing other receivers to get more reps in camp and early preseason games.
 

Seels

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that was an unfortunate bump. Good video...but worrying bump.

The video misses a bit though, as it tries to provide analysis but just enough to where it's punching above its weight class. Edelman is the guy who has the highest win% on the Pats, which in itself isn't saying much, but considering the company he's compared against is pretty incredible. I'd be pretty surprised if he's not #1 all time among NFLers with more than a small sample of games but would have no idea how to verify it.

The Pats have also averaged more points with him than any other offensive player -- including Welker Moss and Gronk. I think I read this on 538 but can't find it atm.
 

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The Pats have also averaged more points with him than any other offensive player -- including Welker Moss and Gronk. I think I read this on 538 but can't find it atm.
This can't be right except on a technicality. Welker was on all four teams in franchise history that topped 500 points. Edelman was technically on the 10-12 squads, but he barely played. The offense has not scored as many points 13-18 as it did 07-12.
 

lexrageorge

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What’s the difference procedurally between PUP and NFI, when the season starts?

And does anyone know the details on Edelman’s prognosis?
Procedurally, no difference. Edelman would be out for the first 6 weeks if he starts the season on NFI. One key difference financially, however, is that the Pats are not obligated to pay a player their base salary if they are on NFI. The NFI designation is most commonly utilized for draft picks and undrafted free agents who got hurt prior to the draft.

As to your second question, the initial rumors had him out a couple of weeks, which then turned into the entire preseason. As to the details, you do know whom your dealing with..... We can all hear Bill saying "Once he's cleared by the medical staff, we'll make whatever decision is in the best interest of the club."
 

loshjott

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Procedurally, no difference. Edelman would be out for the first 6 weeks if he starts the season on NFI. One key difference financially, however, is that the Pats are not obligated to pay a player their base salary if they are on NFI. The NFI designation is most commonly utilized for draft picks and undrafted free agents who got hurt prior to the draft.

As to your second question, the initial rumors had him out a couple of weeks, which then turned into the entire preseason. As to the details, you do know whom your dealing with..... We can all hear Bill saying "Once he's cleared by the medical staff, we'll make whatever decision is in the best interest of the club."
Too many words: "Check the injury report on Wednesday."
 

RedOctober3829

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I have no idea who that guy is, but in all the time I've read about football, here and all over the internet, I've never seen anyone reference the site he is a writer for.
They just hired Tony Pauline who has been around the league for a while and has a lot of connections. They said that Laremy Tunsil and other Dolphins players were on the trade block yesterday. Today, Tunsil's people confirmed that this is true. Certainly not saying the Edelman bit is true because of this, but Tony Pauline brings a bit of credibility to that site.
 

Jimbodandy

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It's a pleasant break from the "obviously TB12's last year in NE since he listed one of his houses" conversation.

JE is likely the least replaceable player on the 53 after TB. Why the fuck would he be "available"?
 

DrewDawg

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They just hired Tony Pauline who has been around the league for a while and has a lot of connections. They said that Laremy Tunsil and other Dolphins players were on the trade block yesterday. Today, Tunsil's people confirmed that this is true. Certainly not saying the Edelman bit is true because of this, but Tony Pauline brings a bit of credibility to that site.
Okay, maybe site is somewhat legit. But I still doubt the dude tweeting has the goods here.