Edelman caught two passes for seven yards in the Patriots’ win over the Miami Dolphins. The receiver was targeted just twice, so he was not a significant aspect of the passing game Sunday.
Despite his disappearance coinciding with the return of teammate Danny Amendola from injury, owners should resist the temptation to link the two occurrences. Edelman’s lackluster numbers are as much a product of Tom Brady’s worst career game as the reemergence of an alternative weapon. Nonetheless, there are plenty of questions surrounding the New England offense to provide reason for concern.
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