Finally, Julian Edelman has a nickname that he likes. Ready for it?
Edelman pumped his new nickname in coordination with his brand, JE11, by showing off the “Slottie Pippen’’ t-shirt.
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Former NFL wide receiver Nate Burleson compared the current group of Patriots standouts to Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls squads during a recent NFL Network segment. According to him, Gronk was this team’s MJ.
“Rob Gronkowski is Michael Jordan, and I’m going to call Julian Edelman, Slotty Pippen." http://t.co/UoXjhesUeK— NFL (@NFL) September 22, 2015
For a while, Brady previously dubbed Edelman, “Minitron.’’ Edelman seemed vaguely disinterested in that nickname. As Burleson saw it, “
“I don’t know what you’re talking about,’’ Edelman said, smiling when asked what he thought of the nickname “Minitron’’ in 2013.
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