A year after just playing in six games, Julian Edelman’s 2021 season is as of now in question.
As per the Boston Herald, Edelman is dubious to play this year because of a knee injury. Edelman, when a Super Bowl MVP, started his career with the New England Patriots in 2009. He was a vital piece to three championships in New England, yet the 35-year-old’s career has gone in a descending spiral because of significant injuries.
The report stated that surgery could give temporary relief to the wide receiver however nothing will solve the fundamental matter. In October, Edelman had a method done to relieve a few issues, however he was always unable to get back to the field, notwithstanding playing in certain practices.
The Herald additionally announced that the knee could permit Edelman to play in one game, however be gone the next because of the injury. The Patriots wideout has a $6.1 million cap hit this season, which implies the team could part ways with him, particularly since he just has one year left on his agreement.
Edelman just had 21 receptions for 315 yards in 2020.
New England signed wide receivers Nelson Agholor and Kendrick Bourne prior this offseason, as well as close finishes Jonnu Smith and Hunter Henry, every one of whom could be phenomenal weapons for quarterback Cam Newton, who was likewise brought back on a one-year deal.
The Patriots missed the end of the playoffs for the first time in 11 years, yet they have a decent possibility at bouncing back in 2021 with the Covid pandemic not, at this point an interruption, and a full offseason added to Newton’s belt as the beginning quarterback.