On the one hand, this is some huge belief in your team. On the other hand, this was not the smartest bet to make at all, regardless of how big it would've paid out.

Julian Edelman bet $100K on a Pats/Bucs Super Bowl

If there's any solace for Edelman completely whiffing his Super Bowl bet, it's that technically, the money that he lost wasn't his. In a way, it was, but it's not like he dipped into his savings account, withdrew $100,000, and made a bet. According to a Tweet he posted last Tuesday, WynnBET, who describes itself as "legal online sports betting and casino," gave Jules $100,000. Just straight up said, "Here kiddo, have $100K and have fun."

Edelman took that $100K and attempted to turn it into over a half-million dollars by putting it down on a Super Bowl that would consist of the New England Patriots playing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Then told his business partner...

...and also his parents.

It didn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that wasn't the greatest way to spend his gifted $100K.

The Bills completely humiliated the Pats on Saturday

It's a shame that we didn't have a hidden camera in Edelman's home while he was watching the Pats/Bills wild card game on Saturday night -- which can barely be called a game since the Pats forgot to show up and play. The Pats got shelled, losing by 30 points after two 4th quarter Bills' touchdowns, including quite possibly the thickest six ever scored.

Which no doubt left Jules looking as depressed as Mac did during the first quarter. Or did it? Because after losing his $100K, Edelman posted an edited video from an episode of The Office that involves going all in on a poker bet and losing everything in one hand.

At least he was in somewhat good spirits about losing all that money. Maybe part of it was because it was a gift. Maybe the other part of it was the fact that he has plenty of money, so $100,000 to him is probably more like $5-$10 to us.

But, that said, if WynnBET is still handing out random $100,000 gifts...

Maybe the Pats could've used one of these 5 sports movie speeches to get them hyped

Whether it's based on a true story or pure fiction, great sports movie moments can get anyone pumped up. Sports movies tell the stories of figures and teams that were undervalued, overlooked or stood very little chance of becoming a champion. These moments can be a source of inspiration or just valued entertainment.

They can make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up, send a tingle down your spine and make you want to run through a brick wall. These are the sports movie speeches that can get anyone hyped. 

LOOK: 50 images of winning moments from sports history

Sometimes images are the best way to honor the figures we've lost. When tragedy swiftly reminds us that sports are far from the most consequential thing in life, we can still look back on an athlete's winning moment that felt larger than life, remaining grateful for their sacrifice on the court and bringing joy to millions.

Read on to explore the full collection of 50 images Stacker compiled showcasing various iconic winning moments in sports history. Covering achievements from a multitude of sports, these images represent stunning personal achievements, team championships, and athletic perseverance.

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