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Edelman creates a (good) problem

When Welker returns, which slot receiver will be on the field? How about both?

Updated: August 14, 2010, 3:26 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Patriots have a problem.

They have the best slot receiver in the NFL in Wes Welker. They also have a budding slot receiver in Julian Edelman.

So what happens when Welker returns to action?

Call it an embarrassment of riches, or what owner Robert Kraft sometimes describes as a "high-class" problem. Thirty-one other NFL teams can only wish to have such "issues."

Edelman was the shining individual star of the Patriots' ...

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