Data Scout Notes: 215-1370-6.4-13TD-Rush/55.613TD-11INT-Pass
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Patriots' picks: 7/232 -- Julian Edelman, WR, 6-0, 198, Kent State...Why not try to find lightning a bottle in the seventh round? It's unlikely Edelman is being brought in here to be the next David Givens, but the Patriots are searching for kick-return talent with Hobbs dealt on draft day. A player such as Edelman could fill the role Matthew Slater failed to fill last year or, at the very least, provide enough competition to push the more established players. Edelman also played quarterback in college for the Flashes, so it's up in the air as to how the Patriots will do. Perhaps he's just an arm to help get the wide receivers some work in camp. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Julian Edelman News
05/17/16 - WR Julian Edelman had surgery on his left foot during the offseason, but he is expected to be back in time for training camp, ESPN reported.
The recent procedure was the second surgery on his left foot within the past year. According to the report, this surgery was considered a "cleanup procedure" and is not expected to affect Edelman's 2016 season.
Edelman was seen recently wearing a boot on his foot while riding a motorized vehicle to get from place to place in New York City.
Edelman broke his left foot in a game in November. He had surgery at that time and a screw was inserted into his foot. He missed the rest of the regular season, but returned for the postseason.
01/25/16 - WR Julian Edelman (foot) played his usual reps in Denver, but was limping quite a bit in the locker room following the season-ending loss. Edelman missed the final seven games of the regular season after surgery to repair a Jones fracture.
01/20/16 - WR Julian Edelman (foot) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday.
01/20/16 - WR Julian Edelman (foot) continues to be listed as limited in practice though he returned to full game action in the playoff opener after missing the final seven games of the regular season.
01/18/16 - WR Julian Edelman returned from a broken foot against Kansas City to catch a game-high 10 passes for 100 yards.