Julian Edelman Throws Pass, Sees Kids At Surprise Hospital Visit (Video)

Julian Edelman isn’t new to the art of slinging the pigskin — he was a quarterback in college — and the 29-year-old relived his glory days Tuesday at a Massachusetts General Hospital event.

U.S. News and World Report named Mass General the top hospital in America, and the New England Patriots wide receiver made a surprise guest appearance at Tuesday’s award ceremony.

After being announced, Edelman stood up and tossed a sneaky spiral to Dr. Peter Slavin on stage.

Video: Surprise guest @Edelman11 with a completion to #MGH President Dr. Peter Slavin. #firstdown @Patriots http://t.co/Hef0R9xoPK

MassGeneral News (@MassGeneralNews) July 21, 2015

Nice hands, Doc. It definitely would have been nice to see some sort of touchdown celebration, though.

Edelman seemed fairly pleased with his efforts, too.

Glad I threw a tight spiral #surprisetyme #MGH twitter.com/MassGeneralNew…

Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) July 21, 2015

If Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game Deflategate suspension isn’t revoked, maybe the team should give Edelman a look. Not even Brady has thrown a perfect spiral to a doctor on a podium.

Like Brady, Edelman is a heck of a guy, too. He took some time Tuesday to visit with patients.

Thank you @Edelman11 @Patriots for visiting #MGHfC this afternoon to spend time with our patients & their families! http://t.co/X4ddM2NJjY

MassGeneralChildren (@mghfc) July 21, 2015

Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@realOBF

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