Edelman says talk of Pats going 19-0 is 'stupid'

From ESPN - July 16, 2017

The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots have been aggressive in adding star players to both sides of the ball this offseason, leading to some talk by local and national media that the team might accomplish what the 2007 version could not: going 19-0.

Wide receiver Julian Edelman is having none of it. The wide receiver was asked about the undefeated chatter on Saturday by the Boston Herald and said it's "stupid" for an NFL player to even consider the idea.

"You ca not worry about what other people say, honestly. I mean, there's no script to this thing. There's no camera. This is not Hollywood. This is real life," he told the newspaper. "When you go out and play in the National Football League, it's one of those things where it's even stupid to think about that. It's never been done. You do not really want to talk about it.

"My focus is more on trying to get ready for the season, trying to learn your teammates, form your identity. [The 19-0 talk is] stupid. That's it."


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