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Edelman celebrates Patriots win with Las Vegas-themed Instagram post

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Julian Edelman's celebratory Instagram posts are back after the New England Patriots beat the Las Vegas Raiders 36-20 at Gillette Stadium.

Sunday afternoon's Week 3 matchup was the Raiders' first game against the Patriots since the franchise moved from Oakland to Las Vegas after last season.

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So, naturally, the veteran wide receiver went with a Las Vegas-themed Instagram post to celebrate his team's second win of the season.

The Patriots have won six consecutive games against the Raiders, and they haven't lost to the AFC West franchise in Foxboro since 1994.

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Edelman had a pretty quiet day versus the Raiders with two receptions for 23 yards as the Patriots relied on a stellar rushing attack to score points.

New England now owns a 2-1 record after three games, and its toughest test of the regular season awaits in Week 4. The Patriots will square off against superstar quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs on the road in Week 4 next Sunday.