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Pats Pulpit Podcast episode 082: How the Patriots can replace Julian Edelman

The Patriots lost one of their offensive cornerstones. Here’s how they move on.

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Tom Brady, 2000. Stephen Gostkowski, 2006. Matthew Slater, 2008.

Julian Edelman, 2009.

Edelman was the fourth-longest tenured member of the Patriots and now he’s out for the season. It’s crazy how fast time flies. We’re at a point where FS Devin McCourty and TE Rob Gronkowski (2010) are in the top five longest tenured members of the team and it feels like Gronk just started playing football.

Hopefully Edelman will be able to make a quick and full recovery, but the Patriots are prepared for both this season and beyond. In fact, even if Edelman doesn’t play at the same level ever again, there are many reasons he can find a role in the Patriots offense as a depth option.

We also look at the departure of Kony Ealy and how the Patriots will move forward on defense.

Alec and Rich cover it all. This podcast is available in the iTunes store, Stitcher, TuneIn, BluBrry, and via RSS Feed. Please subscribe and comment on what you want to hear about in future podcasts!