Pats’ Edelman: ‘It’s been a grind’ returning from ACL

New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman told reporters on Friday that he still has plenty of progress to make in his return from the torn right anterior cruciate ligament that sidelined him for all of 2017.”It’s been a grind,” said Edelman, who will serve a four-game suspension to start this season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drugs policy. “You’re compounding day after day after day after day. … You’re always trying to go out and get better and I have to do a lot better.”I feel like I got to get my legs under me a lot more. I don’t have my camp legs. I don’t have football legs, and it’s evident out there [in practice].”The 32-year-old receiver, who enters his 10th season, will have an extra month to rehab and recover before entering regular-season action, due to his suspension.Edelman will be eligible to play Oct. 4 against the Indianapolis Colts. He’ll miss the home opener vs. the Houston Texans, followed by road games at the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Detroit Lions, and a home game vs. the Miami Dolphins.

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2 ways Chance Adams impressed Yankees in debut

2 ways Chance Adams impressed Yankees in debut

BOSTON — Chance Adams’ nerves were rattling until the last minute.The Yankees’ rookie starting pitcher, making his big-league debut, felt a little uneasy before his solid start in a 4-1 loss to the