Julian Edelman is having quite the season in 2015. Maddie Meyer Getty Images

Julian Edelman is in the midst of the best season of his career, and it's not even close to being complete just yet.

On Sunday, Edelman set a new career-high in touchdown receptions with his seventh of the season, surpassing his previous high of six set in 2013. Edelman's seventh touchdown came on this 11-yard reception from Tom Brady as he made a move in the open field and extended towards the goal line for six points.

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The score gave the Patriots a 7-0 lead over the Redskins and set up this surprise onside kick executed to perfection by Stephen Gostkowski and the kick coverage team.

Entering Sunday, Edelman had caught a team-high 52 passes for 584 yards and looks poised for a Pro Bowl berth this season. He and Rob Gronkowski have combined to give Brady two elite weapons on the outside.

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