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Julian Edelman fantasy football updates for Week 13

Pats WR Julian Edelman should be Tom Brady’s top target, assuming he’s healthy. We’re tracking his fantasy performances and news updates throughout the season.

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman runs with the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the first half at Gillette Stadium. Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 13

Edelman was denied the end zone against the Cowboys, but still managed a respectable eight catches for 93 yards. With the Patriots playing Sunday night in Week 13, Edelman will only appear on the Sunday night Showdown slate or the Thursday-Monday slate, and does not currently have a salary.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 12

Edelman caught five passes for 53 yards and threw a 15-yard touchdown in Sunday’s win over Philadelphia. Edelman keeps chugging along, even as the Patriots’ offense struggles. He is priced at $6,900 for the Week 12 marquee matchup with Dallas.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 11

Edelman returns from a bye ready to face the Eagles and build on a strong five-week run. Edelman had 17.9 DKFP in Week 9, which came after 27.5 DKFP in Week 8. His salary climbs $600 this week to $7,600 as the Patriots face an Eagles defense that has given up the sixth most fantasy points to the wide receiver position.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 10

It was a rough Sunday night for the Patriots in Week 9 against the Ravens, getting beat and beat-up in a 37-20 loss, their first defeat of the season in their first game against a legitimate opponent. And Edelman may have had the roughest night of all, despite catching 10 passes (on 11 targets) for 89 yards. It was Edelman’s fumble on the opening drive of the second half that was returned for a touchdown – after the Patriots had closed the first half with 13 unanswered points to get within four of the Ravens – that essentially sealed the Patriots’ fate. Still, it was another hugely productive night for Edelman, but it will have no bearing on his Week 10 salary: The Patriots are going on their bye week.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 9

When you play for the Patriots, you are going to play a lot of Sunday night and Monday night games. So it is with Edelman, who will not have his Week 8 salary revealed until later this week, and will only be truly useful in Sunday night Showdown contests when the Pats play Baltimore on Sunday night. But he will be a key element of any Showdown slate after his fourth straight big game, catching eight passes for a team-high 78 yards and two touchdowns.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 8

Edelman was productive, if not spectacular, in Monday night’s rout of the Jets. Frankly, Edelman wasn’t needed as the Jets self-destructed under pressure from the Patriots’ defense. Still, Edelman caught seven passes for 47 yards and ran for another 20 for 13.7 DraftKings points. Edelman is priced up to $6,900 for Week 8 against the Browns, a game that should require his talents on a much more meaningful basis. He remains a solid play every week.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 7

For the second straight week, Edelman will not be playing on Sunday, as the Patriots will take on the Jets on Monday night. Therefore, his DraftKings salary will not be known until the Thu-Sun slate is released later this week. When his salary is released, it promises to be on the rise after breaking 100 yards receiving for the second straight game with a 9-113 line against the Giants last Thursday. Edelman should be considered in all slates, and would make an ideal Captain in the Showdown contest.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 6

Edelman’s rib/chest issue is part of the past now, as the receiver lit up hapless Washington for eight catches on nine targets for 110 yards and a touchdown. And just as well that Edelman is healthy again, as the Pats have a quick turnaround and play Thursday against the Giants, another team that can’t stop the pass. Because it’s Thursday, Edelman is only going to be available in the Mon-Thur slate ($6,900), as well as the Thur-Mon and Thursday Showdown slates, not yet released. Edelman should be considered in all slates, and would make an ideal Captain in the Showdown contest.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 5

Edelman shook off whatever rib/chest injury he was dealing with last week and was targeted seven times on Sunday, catching four for 30 yards. It was a pedestrian effort against a tough Bills defense that frustrated the Patriots’ passing game all day. The 32nd-ranked Washington pass defense will offer up little to resistance in Week 5, making Edelman’s $6,300 salary – a drop of $200 from Week 4 – very enticing. Washington is just the tonic for a passing game looking to re-establish itself.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 4

The biggest news for Edelman coming out of the Patriots’ blowout win over the Jets wasn’t his seven catches for 62 yards and a touchdown. What had fantasy owners breathing a sigh of relief is the indication that the rib injury that knocked him from the game isn’t considered serious. Edelman, who is priced at $6,500 for Week 4 against the Bills, is back in the role of Tom Brady’s top option now that Antonio Brown is gone. Keep an eye on the tea leaves during the week, as the Pats will do everything they can not to let you know his status for Sunday.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 3

Edelman and the rest of the Patriots’ passing attack took a backseat to the stellar play of the defense in a 43-0 dismantling of the Dolphins Sunday. Edelman caught all four of his targets for 51 yards and didn’t find the endzone. The pedestrian outing, and the presence of Antonio Brown and his eight targets, lowered Edelman’s Week 3 DraftKings salary by to $6,300, a drop of $600. That could make Edelman a steal against the Jets should the league put Brown on the restricted list this week. But with Brown present, it makes trusting any of the Patriots’ receivers that much harder.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 2

Edelman caught six passes for 83 yards and even chipped in a 32-yard pass play during the Patriots’ 33-3 demolition job over the Steelers on Sunday night. Because it was the late game Sunday, Edelman’s salary remained at $6,900 for the Patriots’ Week 2 matchup with the woeful Dolphins in Miami. It seems likely that Antonio Brown, priced at a remarkably low salary of $7,000, will play in this game, making Edelman’s target share a bit of unknown. Monitor Brown’s status, as his availability directly ties into Edelman’s value. Keep in mind, the Patriots lost on that embarrassing lateral play to Miami late last year, so don’t be shocked if Edelman and Co. play all 60 minutes and score 100 points. Seriously.

Julian Edelman 2019 fantasy football preview

It’s been a good 2019 thus far for Julian Edelman. In February, he won Super Bowl LIII MVP honors. In the offseason, Edelman was rewarded with a contract extension, then became the de facto leader of the passing game with the retirement of tight end Rob Gronkowski. Tom Brady is back, at age 42, and Edelman is poised for arguably his best season as a pro.

Even with Josh Gordon back in the mix at receiver and with the Pats drafting N’Keal Harry in the first round, it’s Edelman’s world and we’re all living in it. Indeed, when Gordon and Edelman appeared in the same game last season, a total of 10 games, Edelman out-targeted Gordon 92-67.

The only thing that could hold Edelman back is a left thumb injury that cost the 33-year-old the majority of the preseason, but when healthy, Edelman is an elite receiver worth of early-round treatment in drafts.

What is Julian Edelman’s fantasy football status, DFS price for Week 1

Edelman leads Patriots receivers with a $6,900 salary, just ahead of Josh Gordon ($5,500). You will want to monitor Edelman’s left thumb this week. He missed almost all of training camp because of the broken thumb, and during a cameo appearance in the Patriots’ final preseason game Thursday night, he appeared to re-aggravate it. How it affects his Week 1 status remains to be seen, but don’t expect much insight from the Patriots themselves.

Julian Edelman DraftKings salary 2019

Week Salary Opp Performance
Week Salary Opp Performance
1 $6,900 vs. Steelers 16.38
2 $6,900 @ Dolphins 9.2
3 $6,300 vs. Jets 19.2
4 $6,500 @ Bills 7
5 $6,300 @ Washington 28
6 $15,600 vs. Giants (Showdown) 23.3
7 $16,800 @ Jets (Showdown) 13.7
8 $6,900 vs. Browns 27.5
9 $7,000 @ Ravens (Showdown) 17.9
10 N/A BYE 0
11 $7,600 @ Eagles 14.9
12 $6,900 vs. Cowboys 17.3
13 @ Texans (Showdown)

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