Opinion: It is time for Julian Edelman to go

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March 23, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj If it’s a full blown rebuild that Bill Belichick wants on offense, then there’s one guy still left on the roster that shouldn’t be if and when the NFL begins its season. Now that Tom Brady and Stephen Gostkowski – the longest tenured Patriots remaining, an honor that now belongs to Matt Slater – have departed, there is a seemingly clear emphasis on turning the page,…

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NEFJ Notebook: Patriots release Inman and Allen. Activate Edelman and Thomas

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August 23, 2019

The Patriots made some moves following Saturday’s pre-season win over the Titans. Here are my thoughts on the moves that were made this week. 1. The Patriots released Dontrelle Inman after the veteran receiver requested his release. Inman has since signed with the Chargers. Inman saw the writing on the wall. He knew he couldn’t beat out rookie Jakobi Meyers and he decided it was better to move on. 2….

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Patriots Pulse Blog: Positional Breakdown: Wide Receivers

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August 9, 2018

The four game suspension of Julian Edelman has been the topic of conversation when it comes to the Patriots receiving corp this off-season. The departure of Danny Amendola and the lack of depth at the position has also been a topic of conversation. The Patriots usually only carry five receivers during the regular season but they’ll be hard pressed to break camp with that many on the roster. The Patriots…

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Patriots Pulse Blog: Edelman Suspension Adds to a Tumultuous Off-Season for the Patriots

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June 8, 2018

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman has been suspended for four games for using performance enhancing drugs. Edelman has appealed his suspension. If the suspension is upheld, Edelman will miss games against the Texans, Jaguars, Lions and Dolphins. Edelman will forfeit nearly a million dollars in salary. Edelman’s suspension is the latest in what has been a tumultuous off season in Foxboro. From losing the Super Bowl to key veterans departing…

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