The Patriots were unable to reach an agreement with wide receiver Julian Edelman, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Edelman, in his sixth NFL season, will test the market.
Patriots and WR Julian Edelman were unable to reach a deal today and he will test the market.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2014
The Patriots had reportedly offered Edelman a 3-year deal that they wanted him to accept by 4 p.m., when free agency opened. But apparently the terms of that deal weren't enticing enough for Edelman to bite.