New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman catches the game-winning touchdown during last February’s Super Bowl. Edelman was in the game despite an earlier helmet-to-helmet hit. A new rule proposed by the NFL competition committee could force players to leave the field for concussion testing in the future, something Edelman did not do.
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman catches the game-winning touchdown during last February’s Super Bowl. Edelman was in the game despite an earlier helmet-to-helmet hit. A new rule proposed by the NFL competition committee could force players to leave the field for concussion testing in the future, something Edelman did not do. Doug Benc AP
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman catches the game-winning touchdown during last February’s Super Bowl. Edelman was in the game despite an earlier helmet-to-helmet hit. A new rule proposed by the NFL competition committee could force players to leave the field for concussion testing in the future, something Edelman did not do. Doug Benc AP

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