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On his radio level to, Pat McAfee discussed feedback Brady made about how “we know Julian didn’t retire” and that Edelman used to be “correct too scared” to communicate with Patriots head coach Bill Belichick about his intentions. Edelman replied to a clip of the section to instruct he’s committed to his retirement:
Drawing a parallel to Gronkowski is comprehensible, but his difficulty did no longer mirror that of Edelman’s now. For one, Gronk (31) is three years youthful. He is additionally per chance the most attention-grabbing tight extinguish of his generation, a title no longer bestowed upon Edelman at his say. And whereas Gronkowski launched his retirement in an Instagram submit, Edelman revealed his resolution with immense fanfare.
The 34-yr-identical old even started promoting “Foxboro Forever” merchandise on his loyal space.
As McAfee notorious, it’d be moderately the about-face if Edelman were to drag on the heartstrings of Patriots fans sooner than playing for one more personnel.
Extra than anything else, Tampa Bay would possibly no longer need Edelman all that important after having re-signed Antonio Brown to a one-yr contract. All of the key gamers on offense are wait on from supreme yr’s Vivid Bowl squad, so the identical old Kent Relate important particular person per chance have not got important of an affect as the fourth or fifth option within the passing sport.
Speculation will per chance proceed to use Edelman for a shrimp while attributable to there is not important to communicate about NFL-knowing with the draft over. However all the indicators advise his retirement being steady.