Patriots Place WR Julian Edelman On COVID-19 List


Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Patriots have placed WR Julian Edelman on the COVID-19 list Monday.

Julian Edelman

The COVID-19 list was created this summer for a player who either tests positive for or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons.

Players will remain on the list until they are medically cleared to return.

Edelman, 34, is a former seventh-round pick of the Patriots back in 2009. He was entering the final year of his four-year, $17 million contract when the Patriots to a two-year extension worth up to $18 million last year. 

Edelman stands to make a base salary of $3,300,000 for the 2020 season. 

In 2020, Edelman has appeared in six games for the Patriots and caught 21 passes for 315 yards receiving and no touchdowns. He has also rushed twice for 22 yards.


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