Fantasy Football Week 4: How Julian Edelman Injury Impacts Owners

September 29, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots find themselves at 1-2 for the first time in over a decade, and when the team takes the field Sunday in Buffalo to try to get back on track they'll do so without one of their offensive weapons.
As Amalie Benjamin of The Boston Globe reports, wide receiver Julian Edelman, who injured his hand in last week's loss to the Baltimore Ravens, will not play against the Bills after not practicing all week.
The fourth-year pro, who has 10 catches for 85 yards and a touchdown so far this season, had seen his playing time increase of late at the expense of veteran Wes Welker, playing time that offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels recently told Mike Reiss of ESPN that Edelman earned with his play on the field:
I think we have a lot of guys that can do different things and help us make some plays and move the ball. Julian is certainly one of those guys. He made quite a few plays the other day in the game and really helped us, and came up big, in a couple of...

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