NBC Sports Boston Insiders Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry talk about the New England Patriots and the NFL.
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1:27 - Bruce Feldman from The Athletic joins Tom Curran to take a deep dive into one of his most recent columns on the rise in importance of slot receivers in the NFL.
5:32 - What it is that makes a player a good slot receiver?
8:13 - In his column, Bruce describes Julian Edelman as 'sudden.' How does that trait make him so great and what else separates him from other receivers in the league?
13:10 - Is there another Julian Edelman in this upcoming draft and if not, who comes close? Bruce explains why there might never be another Edelman.
17:13 - How much does the QB throwing to him impact a slot receiver's success? Edelman has benefited from playing with Tom Brady, but other quarterbacks might not have used him as effectively.
20:41 - Tom brings up the talk of Julian Edelman's Hall of Fame consideration and gets Bruce's take on the receiver's candidacy.