Julian Edelman will be back at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.
The team announced it will honor the former wide receiver in a special halftime ceremony during this Sunday's game against the Saints. Edelman announced his retirement after 12 seasons with the team this past spring.
No additional details were provided.
Edelman is second in team history with 620 receptions, fourth with 6,822 receiving yards and ninth with 36 receiving touchdowns. He is a three-time Super Bowl champion.
He currently is an analyst for "Inside the NFL."