Consistent and Valuable…When Healthy
Julian Edelman is not a hard player to analyze. Given his age and experience, the expected range of outcomes is tightly bunched versus most receivers. If healthy, he’ll be a top-12 receiver in PPR formats and a solid WR2 in non-PPR leagues. The Patriots, while aging, are coming off a Super Bowl victory; and Edelman was the MVP.
Furthermore, the team lost a massive portion of last year’s targets, assuring Edelman will be a focal point of Tom Brady’s pass progressions regardless of game script. Health is an issue with Edelman – there’s no denying – but when he’s on the field he’s a can’t miss fantasy value. Rather than overthink things, you should be comfortable drafting Edelman as your No. 2 or No. 3 receiver, knowing you’ll get an excellent return on your investment in any game he’s active; and you can plug-and-play replacement level (or better) options when he misses time.
- Tom Brady remains at the top of his game; the Patriots are the defending Super Bowl champions
- Edelman has been one of Brady's favorite targets since becoming a full-time offensive starter
- Edelman's numbers go from very good to great when Rob Gronkowski is out of the lineup
- The Patriots have a massive number of targets vacated from last year's championship run
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