Tom Brady laid the groundwork for that conspiracy during an NFL Network Zoom call that featured him, Edelman, Kevin Hart, Deion Sanders and a few others.
“We know Julian didn’t retire,” Brady said. “Let’s be honest, he’s just too scared to tell Bill (Belichick) he wants to come to Tampa.”
Brady then quips: “I’ve been there.”
On Sunday, Edelman made it clear that he isn’t going anywhere.
“Ain’t going any where Bubs #foxboroforever”
The veteran wideout, who turns 35 next month, was limited to just six games in 2020 due to a knee injury. He spent his entire 12-year career with the Patriots, who added him as a seventh-round draft pick out of Kent State back in 2009.