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Monday Quickies: Mike Edwards Super Bowl Edition

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The former Kentucky Wildcats is headed to the Super Bowl.

NFL: NFC Championship Game-Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Green Bay Packers Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

As one of the key pieces during Kentucky’s 10-win campaign in 2018, former Wildcat Mike Edwards now finds himself playing safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and now on his way to Super Bowl 55. Edwards, who picked off Drew Brees last weekend en route to the NFC Championship game, got the start this Sunday at Green Bay and played a significant role in helping his team reach the super bowl.

Despite recording just one tackle on Sunday, the tape shows much of as Edwards was flying around the field and played well in coverage. He’ll now have the chance to continue his postseason success on the NFL’s biggest stage. Though he received elevated playing time on Sunday due to Antoine Winfield Jr. being out, Edwards has more than proved his value to a defense playing at a significantly high level. Now, the former Wildcat will get his chance to further showcase just how great he can be.

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Quickies

Landon Young optimistic Big Blue Wall will be just fine next year - Vaught’s Views

Kentucky’s offensive line unit for 2021 has major shoes to fill.

UK-LSU Report Card - Cats Illustrated

Compared to the rest of the season, ‘twas an offensive clinic for Kentucky on Saturday.

Cats have to play to win and not to lose at Alabama Tuesday - Vaught’s Views

Execution, the key to beating good teams on the road.

Brady, Buccaneers hold off Green Bay Packers to punch Super Bowl ticket - ESPN

The G.O.A.T. is going back to the big game with his new team.

Greg Olsen retires after 14 NFL seasons, will join Fox as analyst - USA Today

Pretty solid career that will likely lead to the Hall of Fame.

Packers coach Matt LaFleur said call to kick FG late ‘felt like right decision’ - ESPN

This decision will haunt him forever.

Super Bowl odds: Chiefs open as favorites over Buccaneers - USA Today

Brady finds himself in a rare situation as a SB underdog.

Rodgers uncertain about future with Green Bay Packers - ESPN

There’s no way GB parts ways with this year’s likely MVP... right?