Julian Edelman was seen on crutches with a boot on his left foot after the game. Maddie Meyer Getty Images

The New England Patriots moved to 9-0 on the season thanks to Stephen Gostkowski's game-winning 54-yard field goal. However, the win comes with a bit of bad news.

Julian Edelman left in the first quarter with a foot injury and was unable to return, and his status going forward is up in the air. After the game, Edelman was reportedly seen on crutches with a boot on his left foot, signifying that the injury could be fairly serious.

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Edelman was the team's leading receiver entering Sunday's game and has become Tom Brady's favorite target alongside Rob Gronkowski. If he's forced to miss a significant amount of time, it'll be a big blow to the Patriots offense, though they were able to overcome his absence down the stretch on Sunday.