Zolak: ‘Edelman Is The New Troy Brown’

December 30, 2013 5:43 PM
Zolak: ‘Edelman Is The New Troy Brown’
" BOSTON (CBS) – With Wes Welker in Denver, Rob Gronkowski out for the year and Aaron Hernandez in jail, slot receiver Julian Edelman is Tom Brady’s new go-to weapon.

After an injury riddled start to his career, Edelman is finally healthy – and as a result, productive. Edelman’s amassed 1,056 yards on 105 catches in 2013, making the loss of Wes Welker to free agency all the more palatable.

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However, his role with the team is not limited to just offense: Edelman has the highest career punt return average among active players, and has even spent some time on defense for the Patriots in emergency situations.

The Swiss Army knife that is Julian Edelman drew high praise from one Scott Zolak on Monday morning, who referred to him as “the new Troy Brown” for his versatility "

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