Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman Player Overview

We already know Edelman will miss at least 4 games this year, thanks for a league PED suspension. Beyond that, Edelman has amassed 19 injuries in the NFL -- most recently the ACL tear that cost him 2017. He lost another 7 games to a broken foot in 2015, and 2 more in 2014. When healthy, Edelman has been the top target for 1 of the greatest QBs in league history.


Chance of Injury in 2020: question mark 54.5%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 4.8%
Projected Games missed for 2020: question mark 2.4
Durability: question mark 3

High Risk


Julian Edelman Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Aug 25, 2017 NFL Knee ACL Tear Grade 3 Edelman tore his right ACL in the 3rd preseason game. He landed on IR and had surgery sometime in the final week of September.
Sep 27, 2016 NFL Pedal Foot Edelman showed up on the injury report with soreness in his twice-repaired foot but didn't miss any game time.
May 6, 2016 Non-NFL Pedal Foot Edelman had a 2nd surgery on his fractured left foot sometime in early May to re-insert a screw. He returned to game action in the 3rd preseason contest.
Nov 15, 2015 NFL Pedal Foot Fracture Edelman suffered a Jones fracture in his left foot in Week 10 and missed the rest of the regular season (7 games). He returned for the playoffs.
Aug 2, 2015 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Edelman sprained his ankle in camp and missed all of the preseason.
Feb 1, 2015 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Edelman appeared to suffer a concussion in the Super Bowl, though he reportedly passed his concussion test during the game.
Dec 14, 2014 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Edelman was diagnosed with a concussion after the Week 15 game and ended up missing the last 2 games of the season.
Nov 16, 2014 NFL Leg Thigh Bruise Edelman came down hard on a yard marker and missed practice time off and on over multiple weeks. He missed no games, though.
May 30, 2013 NFL Pedal Foot Edelman aggravated the foot he fractured in 2012 but was participating by June OTAs and fine for camp.
Dec 2, 2012 NFL Pedal Foot Fracture Edelman fractured his right foot in the 4th quarter against Miami and missed the final 4 games. He landed on IR and had surgery, though the surgery timing is not clear.
Nov 22, 2012 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 After catching a 3-yard pass, Edelman was hit hard and fumbled the ball and diagnosed with a Grade 1 concussion. He left the game and didn't return.
Sep 23, 2012 NFL Hand Metacarpal Fracture Edelman injured his left hand against the Ravens and missed the next 3 games. Not many specifics available.
Oct 2, 2011 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain Grade 2 Edelman missed 3 games plus the bye week after spraining his left ankle.
Aug 27, 2011 NFL Hand Edelman sustained an unspecified hand injury in the 3rd preseason game but missed no meaningful time.
Aug 11, 2011 NFL Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Edelman suffered a preseason injury (sprained ankle) against the Jags and missed the following preseason game.
Oct 17, 2010 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Edelman was diagnosed with a concussion but wasn't forced to miss any games as a result.
Aug 19, 2010 NFL Pedal Foot Sprain Edelman sat out the final 2 preseason games and the regular-season opener with a foot sprain.
Oct 21, 2009 NFL Arm Forearm Fracture Edelman missed 2 games plus the bye after fracturing his right arm. He later missed 2 more games. Not clear whether it was the same issue.