Julian Edelman is the longest-tenured member of the New England Patriots and helped lead the team to three Super Bowl titles during that span. Patriots rumors now suggest that Edelman could have played his final game as a member of the team. 

Out since Week 7 with a knee injury, the Patriots opted not to activate Edelman from injured reserve in time for their meaningless game against the Buffalo Bills on Monday evening. His season is over. That could also be the case as it relates to his 12-year tenure with the Patriots.

Patriots rumors: Julian Edelman might have played his final game with the team