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Julian Edelman discusses the importance of team chemistry

Julian Edelman discusses the importance of team chemistry
Published On: Thu, Feb 16
Feb 5, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman (11) catches a tipped pass against the Atlanta Falcons during the fourth quarter during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Dan Powers-USA TODAY Sports

An interesting subject in sports has always been whether a team can benefit from chemistry. Im not referring to the subject you ultimately failed at in high school, but the locker room kind.

Recently, two-time Super Bowl Champion Julian Edelman was a guest on an installment of Players Only on NFL Network where he joined LaDainian Tomlinson and David Carr to talk about team chemistry specifically for the New England Patriots.

Its always interesting to see a teams chemistry, Edelman said. It just so happens to be that the two teams I was involved with with the best chemistry happen to win Super Bowls.

Edelman credited the front office for bringing the guys into the locker room, saying that the team got along and there was no beef.

Another thing is about the team chemistry is that theres an accountability factor for each side of the ball. Theres fights, theres some talk going on, but if I see a guy across from me who is giving his best, hes going to make me better, explained Edelman. When Im giving my best, its going to make him better.

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