Julian Edelman returned to Instagram on Tuesday, much to the delight of his high-profile followers.

The typically prolific Edelman has been silent (outside of posting an ad) since the New England Patriots’ season-ending loss to the Tennessee Titans. But Edelman broke his silence Tuesday, and Kansas City Chiefs star Tyrann Mathieu was among those who felt compelled to comment.

Here’s his post:

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Build on your failures.

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And here’s Mathieu’s response:

“EVERY FAILURE WE STACK LIKE BRIXKS.”

Here are some other highlights from the comments section:

“💪🏻💪🏻,” — Erin Andrews
“Yes Sir 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽,” — Shane Victorino
“Modern day gladiator,” — Jarrett Stidham
“Beast,” — Jacob Hollister

Quite a crew.

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