Julian Edelman says Brady didn't reach out to him before Cole Beasley signing


Julian Edelman is waiting for his phone to ring.

With the Buccaneers featuring a dearth of wide receivers, Tom Brady reportedly helped engineer the signing of Cole Beasley, who will report to Tampa Bay’s practice squad before being called up to the 53-man roster.

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Is Edelman hurt that his BFF looked towards another slot receiver in a time of need? He addressed the topic on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL.”

“I don’t wanna talk about this. They just signed Cole Beasley,” said Edelman. “I didn’t get a call.”

Cue the sad trombone.

The Buccaneers, who are already without Chris Godwin and Julio Jones, also won’t have Mike Evans for their game Sunday against the Packers. The star wideout was suspended one game for his on-field altercation last week with Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore.

Beasley, 33, caught 82 passes for 693 yards last season for the Bills. The veteran slot receiver caught 231 passes for 2,438 yards in his three years in Buffalo — and generated one major controversy when he publicly lambasted the NFL over its vaccination policy.

Edelman has hinted in recent months he would be open to returning to the NFL; however, he told “The Greg Hill Show” he would only suit back up for the Patriots.

“Honestly, realistically, no. I can’t see myself playing anywhere else. That’s how I feel right now,” he said.

Edelman may be Foxboro Forever, but his loyalty could cost him one last chance to play with TB12.