Julian Edelman Speaks Out About PED Suspension


While the 2018 NFL season ended with New England Patriots receiver profitable a Super Bowl in addition to the massive recreation’s MVP, he began off the season with a four-game suspension after testing optimistic for PED’s. In a brand new interview with NBC Sports’ Peter King, Edelman opened up in regards to the suspension and every thing that has transpired this yr. He additionally spoke about his willpower to play soccer.

“That’s what folks do not perceive with me. This is what I’m. This is what I used to be put right here to do. This is what I sacrificed all my time for – my mates, my household, every thing like that,” Edelman defined. “And then while you’re informed you may’t play soccer for 4 weeks due to one thing that occurred that you just actually cannot get into since you actually do not know what occurred, it is powerful. You study so much from that.”

Julian Edelman Speaks Out About PED Suspension

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Later, Edelman spoke in regards to the suspension and the way he cannot go into the finer particulars on account of some league guidelines that prohibit him from doing so. Although he did say that there are a variety of issues folks simply do not perceive.

“When that occurred, I had a powerful nook behind me. My father and I type of simply sat again and stated, ‘All proper, we’ve an issue right here. What’s this downside? Let’s ensure that this by no means occurs once more. Let’s come clean with it. Let’s take your penalty like a person, whatever the circumstances,” Edelman stated. “From this entire factor, I’ve realized that you’ve got simply obtained to remain in your routine, and you’ve got simply started working your means out of it. People do not know what occurred. I can not sit right here and [due to] the league guidelines say what occurred.”

Ever since Edelman gained Super Bowl MVP, some imagine he ought to be put within the Hall Of Fame. Do you agree?