Weekly roundup of world briefs
April 23, 2021
Julian Edelman announces retirement
By Marc Brodsky
(JTA) — Julian Edelman, the New England Patriots wide receiver who has shown his Jewish pride on a number of occasions, will retire following a stellar 11-year career in which he won Most Valuable Player in Super Bowl LIII.
Edelman, who played in only six games last year due to a chronic knee injury, had his contract terminated Monday by the Patriots in a procedural move, ESPN reported. He announced his retirement in a video posted Monday to social media.
Edelman was at his best in the big games, finishing second all-time with 118 postse...