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Patriots to honor Julian Edelman Sunday with halftime ceremony

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Patriots to honor Julian Edelman Sunday with halftime ceremony

The Patriots will honor former wide receiver Julian Edelman with a special halftime ceremony during this week’s game against the New Orleans Saints.

Edelman, who made his home the slot, constantly moving the chains on offense, announced his retirement after 12 seasons with the Patriots this past spring.

The three-time Super Bowl winner made his greatest impact in the big games. He also made in imprint in the Patriots record books. He finished second in team history with 620 receptions, fourth with 6,822 receiving yards and ninth with 36 receiving touchdowns.

Edelman, now working as an analyst for “Inside the NFL” on CBS, also sits second in NFL history with 118 postseason receptions, behind Jerry Rice’s 151 catches in the playoffs. He is one of 15 NFL players with at least 1,000 career postseason yards.

Edelman also has a Super Bowl MVP on his resume, finishing with 10 receptions for 141 yards in the win vs. the Los Angeles Rams.

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