FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is reportedly expected to miss up to three weeks at the beginning of training camp for an injury to his left thumb, according to multiple ESPN reporters.
The Super Bowl LIII MVP hosted a youth football camp over the weekend where cameras captured Edelman wearing his red receiver's gloves on both hands. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Edelman was seen wearing a thumb brace beneath the glove on his left hand.
Super Bowl MVP Julian Edelman, spotted at his youth camp over the weekend with a small brace over his left thumb (see below photo), is expected to be sidelined about three weeks due to the injury, league sources tell @FieldYates and me. pic.twitter.com/P5KT0hvRmz— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 22, 2019
The extent of Edelman's apparent injury is unknown, though both Schefter and Field Yates of ESPN are reporting the wideout is expected to miss three weeks. Training camp begins for New England on Thursday, July 25.
Julian Edelman (center) is seen at his youth football camp over the weekend of July 20-21. ESPN is reporting that Edelman was seen wearing a thumb brace on his left hand underneath his receiver's glove.
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