dangolka (CBS) — By two weeks of the season, a lot has been made in regards to the help that second-year receiver has gotten from quarterback Cam Newton. But Harry has additionally talked in regards to the assist that he’s gotten from his fellow receivers, notably veteran wideout Julian Edelman.
With a dozen years of expertise and an entire lot of success to his identify, Edelman has been completely satisfied to move on no matter information he can to Harry, a first-round choose who might probably be the following technology for the Patriots’ receiving corps.
“Simply sort of share with him little issues that helped me after I was younger. We’ve all been younger in a locker room, we’ve all been new to an setting,” Edelman stated. “I don’t know wherever else, however right here it’s somewhat bit completely different, I assume. That’s what everybody says. You simply attempt to give him little tidbits on issues that make issues extra routine and cozy for him. In order that’s what I’ve tried to do: lead by instance, and if I see one thing or he has a query, I could be the man he can ask a query to. In order that’s what I attempt to do, and I’m tremendous pleased with him and I hope he continues to blossom the best way he’s going as a result of he’s doing an superior job.”
Edelman was requested what helped him out when he was a younger receiver getting began within the league in 2009 and 2010.
“I believe establishing an excellent routine might be one thing that helped me get to the place I wish to go and the place I proceed to attempt to get to,” Edelman stated. “When you’ve got an excellent routine — and I realized that from numerous veteran gamers — that can simply put you into place. However when you put collectively an excellent routine, discover out what you must do, work onerous at these issues and attempt to enhance, that’s normally once you enhance. And have a wholesome mindset. So these are among the issues that sort of helped me.”
Edelman could also be on the older finish at 34 years outdated, however with a career-high 179 receiving yards final weekend, he’s nonetheless an efficient NFL receiver. He was additionally requested on Friday what it’s that retains driving him to strap on his cleats and helmet every single day, regardless of all of the success he’s already discovered.
“I like to compete and I like soccer. Plain and easy,” Edelman stated. “I imply, it’s higher than being in a cubicle. I believe it’s an unbelievable job. I like the locker room, I like the life, and I simply love soccer. It’s one thing I’ve been doing since I used to be eight years outdated. I’ve been round it since I used to be in diapers. It’s one thing that may be very up there on my totem pole of significance on my life. So I’d say that’s the rationale.”