Julian Edelman Goes Off On Spygate 2 & Patriots Cheating Allegations

Edelman doesn't want to hear anymore chatter.

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Over the past two decades, the New England Patriots have faced their fair share of scandals. Of course, in 2007, they had to go through the whole Spygate thing and in 2019, they're going through it all over again. Just a couple of weeks ago, the Patriots were accused of spying on the Cincinnati Bengals sideline even though they maintain it was for a documentary and not for the coaching staff. The Patriots are dealing with the "cheating" moniker again although they seem pretty unbothered by it all.

Star wide receiver Julian Edelman recently made an appearance on WEEI's The Greg Hill Show, where he answered a question about Spygate 2.0. In true Patriots player fashion, Edelman claimed the allegations were a "joke" and "ridiculous." Essentially, no one on the Patriots is too concerned about this.

"Yeah, that's pretty much a joke," Edelman said. "We haven't even thought about it, honestly. We have been thinking about other things. It's funny, but it is what it is. I don't know, it's ridiculous. My focus is on the Buffalo Bills."

For now, the NFL is still investigating the Patriots and it remains to be seen whether or not a punishment will be handed down. As we draw closer to the playoffs, this whole saga will certainly become a lot more interesting.


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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.