In the WR department: Julian Edelman wins AFC Player of the Week, Danny Amendola returns to practice

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The Patriots wide receiver group is making some headlines today.

Julian Edelman has been named the AFC's Offensive Player of the Week after torching the Dolphins in Miami last week with 151 on eight catches. One of those catches resulted in a touchdown, which was aided by this insane Michael Floyd block that I must have watched at least 100 times since it happened.

Edelman becomes the first Patriots receiver to win the award since Randy Moss in, you guessed it, 2007.

Additionally, Danny Amendola returned to practice today. However, this doesn't mean Amendola is game-ready just yet. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, the Patriots are testing Amendola's injured ankle to see what his availability will be like for the playoffs.

Thankfully the Patriots don't play this week, so it gives the team and Amendola more time to do whatever they need to in order to get him back on the field.

Amendola has been held out of game action since Week 13.

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