Wednesday’s Mashup: Tom Brady comments on Julian Edelman’s farewell Instagram post

Lucy Burdge
March 18, 2020 - 7:38 am
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WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
NBA Hardwood Classics: 1985: 76ers at Celtics, 6 p.m. (ESPN Classic)
30 for 30: I Hate Christian Laettner, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

AROUND THE WEB: 

-- It is safe to say Julian Edelman is going to miss Tom Brady.

Edelman posted tributes to Brady on Tuesday after Brady announced he is leaving the Patriots and Brady responded to one of the posts with a comment. 

On a series of photos of Edelman and Brady on Edelman’s Instagram with the caption, “Family,” Brady commented, “Love you Jules.”

Family.

A post shared by Julian Edelman (@edelman11) on

Edelman also shared an emotional video with the caption, “#ThankYouTom.”

#ThankYouTom

A post shared by Julian Edelman (@edelman11) on

-- Kendrick Perkins weighed in on coronavirus testing on Tuesday, tweeting his thoughts on celebrities and athletes getting tested more easily than the public. 

“At this point they should slow down on reporting celebrity testing on Corona. There are everyday people who may or may not have it that can’t get access to testing. Makes it seem like it’s only available to people with status, and that ain’t cool!,” he tweeted. 

Kevin Durant was one of four Nets players who tested positive on Tuesday, along with actor Idris Elba. 

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Our team set a great standard in pro sports and I know it will continue to do just that. Although my football journey will take place elsewhere, I appreciate everything that we have achieved and am grateful for our incredible TEAM accomplishments." -- Tom Brady, in his statement announcing he will not return to the Patriots
 

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