Deion Branch Says Julian Edelman IS A Hall Of Famer

Deion Branch

Julian Edelman IS A Hall Of Famer

1/31/2019 2:07 PM PST

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If Deion Branch had a Hall of Fame vote … he says Julian Edelman WOULD get in — telling TMZ Sports the Patriots star IS a legit HOFer.

Of course, Deion is biased — he played for the Pats for 7 years and was a teammate of Edelman’s for a couple of ’em — but, he still insists the guy belongs.

“He knows I’m all for it. Put my brother in. He has earned it … Me, personally, I’m saying, ‘Yeah. Put my brother in and let’s do it!'”

Is the argument crazy? Maybe.

32-year-old Edelman has 499 career catches for 5,390 yards and 30 TDs … while every WR currently in the Hall averages over 800 receptions, more than 10,000 yards and around 100 TDs.

But, Deion says if ya take playoff performance into consideration … Julian should get a bronze bust some day.

“His post-season performance, is it better than probably every receiver that’s in the Hall of Fame? Probably so.”

“Me, personally, like I said, I’m biased, yeah, Julian — my brother — he should be in.”

Edelman IS second to only Jerry Rice in all-time playoff receptions … and he DOES already have two Super Bowl rings.

If he adds a third one Sunday … does Branch have a point???

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