New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman fears he tore his right ACL when he suffered a noncontact injury two minutes into Friday’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions, league sources told ESPN’s Jeff Darlington. The Patriots do not yet know the severity of Edelman’s injury, but a source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter the team also suspects it is an ACL tear. An MRI is scheduled for Saturday to determine the full extent of the injury. Asked about the injury, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said he did not have an update.

Edelman, 31, suffered the injury less than two minutes into the game. He was running an in-breaking route, beat linebacker Jarrad Davis and caught the ball at Detroit’s 29-yard line. Edelman then turned up the field and planted his right foot into the turf at the 17 to avoid safety Tavon Wilson and lunged forward. He immediately reached to the back of his right knee. Edelman walked off the field limping but unassisted. After a few minutes of being looked at in a makeshift tent, he was taken by cart to the locker room.

Edelman, who in June signed a two-year contract extension through 2019, had three catches for 52 yards before the injury. The Patriots used Brandin Cooks, Chris Hogan and Danny Amendola with Edelman out of the game, which they won 30-28. New England’s offense would take a significant hit should Edelman miss any time.

He has 436 receptions (including playoffs) since 2013, the season after Wes Welker left for the Denver Broncos. That’s 187 more than any other Patriots player in that span (Gronkowski, 249). Brady would lose one of his most reliable pass-catchers. Edelman has caught 397 career passes from Brady, third-most in team history, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Since 2009, Edelman’s first season with the Patriots, New England is 84-19 (.816) in games Edelman has played and 15-10 (.600) without him, according to ESPN Stats & Info.

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