Julian Edelman hears concerns about the crime of the patriots.
"Everybody thinks we're in a huge panic here," the broadcaster said Friday.
However, Edelman does not understand why there is such noise about the production of the group. Of course, there are frustrations and irregular stretches, most likely stemming from the changing staff, but Edelman sees no fighting as a cause for concern.
"It's just football," he said. "We did plays when we had to. Obviously we're not where we want to be, but I think that's all in the league at this time of year. If you click on all cylinders right now, it can be difficult to hold. "
The problems surrounding the offense in New England were largely masked by the team's top-ranked defense and an 8-0 record. Plus, the Patriots still run the league in points (31
The season was one of a transient, though Brady continues to move in a series of departures and arrives at wide receiver.
Antonio Brown is gone. Demarius Thomas and Josh Gordon, both of whom were asked for a waiver by the Seahawks on Friday, rookie Jacoby Myers and us newly acquired Mohammed Sanu is among the new faces, and this week there will be more: rookie H & # 39; Kil Harry was activated on Saturday by the 53 men and ready to make his Patriots debut after the start of the year in early reserve.
If he plays, Harry, drafted in 32nd place in April, can give a boost to the band that wants to set the rhythm. That's the goal, Edelman said, regardless of who's on the pitch.
man, "Edelman said of the team's initial selection last spring. "He has a lot of reason to think. The game will be completely different from the practice. He has a good attitude and works hard. I look forward to seeing him there.
Edelman and Philip Dorset, the lone returning wide from Super Bowl LIII, lead the team in getting four-point sensors, but both have spent part of the season battling excruciating pain. , Dorset was removed for one week of hip training while Edelman was restricted as he suffered a chest injury in week 3.
How patriotic travel on Sunday can be a good indicator of the state of crime. They will oppose the Ravens, who Edelman called the "toughest team" New England has to face.
"If you like football, this is a game you should watch," he said.
The Joy of Fatherhood  The new dad James White enjoys the early stages of fatherhood.
White and his wife Diana welcomed son Xzavier, the couple's first child, in September. The 27-year-old runner enjoys watching their baby grow and calls the experience "great."
"He's becoming more and more of a personality every day," White says. "He looks exactly like me, so it's crazy to see."
Considering his work, White said he recognized how many things can change when he's on the road. He noted that his wife takes pictures every day so he can see as much of the development as possible. When he's home, he does his best to spend time with Xzavier.
"He already knows how to use his hands," White said. "He catches things. He grabs my beard. Soon enough, he will talk and blur things. I just try to enjoy myself every moment. "
On Saturday afternoon, the Patriots pulled off the end of Matt LaCosse (knee) tightly to get out for Sunday night's game. ,, Before leaving for Baltimore on Saturday, five patriots went to the TD Garden on Friday night to watch the Celtics take on the New York Knicks. Ja & # 39; Whaun Bentley, Rex Burkhead, Damien Harris, N & # 39; Keal Harry & Sony Michel attended to watch Jayson Tatum drain his first NBA game winner for a 104-102 victory.