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Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is taken off the field on a cart during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions Friday in Detroit. (Duane Burleson/AP)
Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is taken off the field on a cart during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Detroit Lions Friday in Detroit. (Duane Burleson/AP)
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Patriots coach Bill Belichick is working on strategies for replacing one of quarterback Tom Brady's go-to receivers, Julian Edelman.

Edelman tore his ACL in his right knee during Friday night's preseason game against the Detroit Lions. He will miss the entire season.

Mike Reiss covers the Patriots for ESPN and joined Weekend Edition to break down what this means for the team.

This segment aired on August 27, 2017.

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