Colts vs. Patriots 2012: Julian Edelman, Aqib Talib have long returns for touchdowns

Rob Carr

The Patriots tied the game against the Colts after Julian Edelman housed a punt from 68 yards out, and took the lead when Aqib Talib returned an interception 59 yards for a touchdown.

Wise men have said that New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is the next Wes Welker, and, as if the team for which he plays and his style of play wasn't evidence enough, Edelman also returns punts like Welker did back in the day, and he does it well.

One minute and one second later, the newest Patriot, Aqib Talib, brought in to shore up the Patriots' woeful secondary, picked off Andrew Luck and brought it back for a long, impressive return of his own.

The Patriots flipped a 14-7 deficit to a 21-14 advantage in 61 seconds, and Tom Brady didn't even take the field.

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