Julian Edelman Loves That Taylor Swift Is Bringing in New NFL Fans: 'Let's Go' (Exclusive)

The retired Patriots star is enthusiastic about the music superstar's influence on the league, he said in an upcoming episode of Mythical Kitchen’s "Last Meals"

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  • Julian Edelman weighs in on Taylor Swift's effect on the NFL in an upcoming episode of Mythical Kitchen’s Last Meals

  • Edelman is a fan of Swift (and of cheeseburgers), he said on the food-focused show

  • Edelman's seven-year-old daughter Lily made him a friendship bracelet, and the father and daughter went to an Eras Tour concert

Julian Edelman is ready for the impact that Taylor Swift has made on the NFL.

In an exclusive clip of an upcoming episode of Mythical Kitchen’s Last Meals, the retired New England Patriots player shares his enthusiasm for cheeseburgers — and for Swift.

“Anytime you make the league bigger, let’s go,” Edelman, 37, tells Mythical Chef Josh Scherer.

Edelman, who has a seven-year-old daughter, then added that Swift’s influence has even affected his own choice of accessories.

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“What do you think this is?” Edelman asks Scherer, pointing to his wrist. “This is my best friend bracelet from my daughter.”

He adds, “We went to the concert, she made me a little bracelet, so I gotta wear it.”

Edelman shares daughter Lily with Swedish model Ella Rose.

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The former NFL star is hardly alone in his endorsement of the “Karma” singer.

On Monday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell chimed in to the ongoing chorus of appreciation.

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“I think it's great to have her a part of it,” Goodell, 64, said. “It creates a buzz, it creates another group of young fans — particularly young women — that are interested in seeing, ‘Why is she going to this game? Why is she interested in this game?’”

He added, “Besides Travis, she is a football fan, and I think that's great for us.”

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