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The New England Patriots have been the most consistent NFL franchise for the past decade-plus, winning 10 or more games in every season since 2003. The Patriots have continued to maintain a high-powered offense during this time, with Tom Brady at the controls.Brady has continued to improve every season and he has managed to do it with a rotating cast of mostly unknowns at wide receiver. Aside from Randy Moss, Wes Welker and now Rob Gronkowski, Brady has had average receivers at best and the offense never misses a beat, scoring over 30 points per game every season.The most consistent Patriots receiver over the past six years has been Wes Welker. Welker is coming off of his second consecutive season with more than 115 receptions (118) and he has more than 110 catches in five of his six seasons in New England. Welker played last season on a $9.515 million franchise tag and it is highly unlikely the Patriots will franchise tag him again.Another one of Brady's targets from 2012 is qu...
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AROUND THE WEB
Several reports have been published about the New England Patriots not retaining the services of veteran wide receiver Wes Welker. Could the Bucs make a run at him in free agency? According to a source with knowledge of the Bucs potential plans, they will. He stated the team is “eyeing him (Welker) hard” after mentioning what the Bucs are looking to do during free agency and...
According to the Boston Herald, the New England Patriots aren’t going to place the franchise tag on wide receiver Wes Welker this offseason.
While there is no replacement for Welker on the roster, that won’t matter. Neither will the Patriots’ abysmal record of drafting wideouts. The Patriots are simply not going to put an $11.4 million franchise tag on Welker, someone with...
Would Wes Welker be as productive outside of New England?
The news surfaced Monday reporting that the New England Patriots are going to decline using the franchise tag on pending free agent Wes Welker and even though the shifty slot receiver has been called the heart and soul of the team, the decision not to franchise him is the right one.
The Patriots slapped the tag on Welker...
Wes Welker ultimately put himself in the situation he's in with the New England Patriots after he turned down a fully guaranteed two-year contract worth $16 million in 2011.
He was paid only $2.15 million after turning down the deal, while Chad Ochocinco made $6 million in 2011.
In 2012, Welker should have
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski revealed Friday that his cast has been removed and his timetable for recovery is four to six weeks.
If Wes Welker leaves New England, how will his fantasy football value be affected?
With the NFL free agency period now just weeks away, it is the perfect time for the third installment of the 2013 PPR Fantasy Football Rankings. Today we will be focusing on the wide receiver postion.
Unlike the previous two positions (2013 PPR Fantasy Football Running Back Rankings, 2013 Fantasy...
According to a report by the Boston Herald over the weekend, the New England Patriots are unlikely to place the franchise tag on veteran wide receiver Wes Welker once again this year. Welker, 31 wanted a long-term deal with the Patriots last season but the team used the franchise tag instead on the 31-year old receiver, a move that earned him $9.515 million last season.
If New England...
Wes Welker’s days as a New England Patriot may be numbered unless he plans to resign with the team on the cheap. Welker is 31 and according to the Boston Herald, a person with inside knowledge of the Patriots plans, says the team won’t Franchise welker at $11.8 million.
While there is no replacement for Welker on the roster, that won’t matter. Neither will the Patriots’ abysmal...
BRING HIM BACK
Wes Welker is going to be a free agent. A few of the best wide receivers in history say the Patriots need to bring him back.
Fantasy Football News - According to Rotoworld, someone with “Intimate Knowledge of the Team’s Thinking”, believes that the New England Patriots will not tag wide receiver Wes Welker, making him a soon-to-be free agent. FFLockerRoom Take - While this is all just speculation as of right now because NO decision has been yet, this definitely makes us think some. Tom Brady...
A source with intimate knowledge of the team's thinking told Ron Borges of the Boston Herald that the Patriots "are simply not going to put an $11.4 million franchise tag" on 31-year-old wide receiver Wes Welker.
Borges argues Welker has worked himself into a corner, and with little leverage in the situation he isn't about to receive a better offer than the fully...
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Wes Welker has clearly shown he has been the best wide receiver for the New England Patriots for this past half-decade, as he has already hauled in 672 catches in his six years with the franchise.
Welker is looking for a new contract this off-season, and with the Patriots unable to franchise-tag him again, it’s going to be a big summer for negotiations...
We're over two weeks on from the Super Bowl, and free agency talking has well and truly begun. And with Wes Welker and potentially Brandon Lloyd on their way out this off-season, the New England Patriots are in the market for a receiver. And the 6' 0'', 200 lbs speedster Mike Wallace seems like a good fit for a team looking for a deep threat.However, another AFC...
With Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker's future with the team uncertain, this would be the right time to consider a possible position switch for tight end Aaron Hernandez. He is obviously a receiving tight end as it is already, and has been used as a wide receiver countless times before. Wouldn't this move make sense?
On paper, yes. Before signing his contract extension...
The Philadelphia Eagles gave Asante Samuel six years and 57 million reasons to leave New England in 2008, a move that prompted Wes Welker to accuse him of “chasing the money.” Now, five years later, Samuel is advising Welker to do just that.
Welker is poised to hit the free-agent market for a second straight year, and this time it appears the Patriots won’t be slapping the...