Beyond that reliable tandem, the pecking order of Tom Brady's receiving options are up in the air entering the 2014 season.
Fantasy footballers shouldn't go crazy with expectations. That "big" role will likely involve special teams and sporadic appearances as the "move" tight end next to Gronkowski in "12" personnel packages.
If Edelman is locked into the No. 1 receiver role, it appears that Thompkins' strong training camp has earned him the other starting job.