New England Patriots large receiver Julian Edelman will make his 2018 season debut on Thursday vs. the Indianapolis Colts, per a league supply, marking his return from a four-game suspension and the ACL he tore in August 2017.
It has been practically two years since they performed in a recreation collectively, and Gronk’s iffy standing may delay the reunion even longer.
Edelman can thank, partially…the Boston Celtics.
Edelman has frolicked figuring out on the Celtics’ new coaching facility in Boston, sources inform ESPN. Edelman spent a major variety of mornings across the Celtics’ coaching employees and used the workforce’s Celtics weight room.
And he incessantly performed ping pong in opposition to Celtics star Gordon Hayward, who was a highschool tennis champion in Indiana.
“He is participant,” Hayward texted ESPN. “I have not performed in opposition to somebody who moved like he did when he performed. He was everywhere and low to the bottom.”
Hayward thinks he beat Edelman 9-1 in video games however as Hayward famous, “They had been all shut. It was enjoyable getting an opportunity to hang around with him and compete in one thing. We had been battling and by the tip we’d have an viewers watching.”
On Thursday, Edelman additionally can have an viewers watching — with Hayward be rooting for his hometown Colts. However this time he’ll taking part in his common sport, in opposition to Indianapolis, on Thursday Night time Soccer.