When Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman was initially suspended four games for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy, he issued an apology on Instagram that said, in part, that he didn’t know what happened.
Edelman subsequently appealed the suspension, which was upheld by an independent arbitrator in July. Edelman said on Saturday, via the Providence Journal, that he is disappointed by that decision and didn’t want to get into whether he now knows what happened, but added that he is “definitely accountable” for the suspension and has to “follow the protocols a little better” in the future.
The wideout then offered up another apology on Sunday.
“It’s been one heck of a few months and a crazy year,” Edelman wrote on Instagram. “My deepest apologies to my family,…