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The Awesome Boston:
Filed to ESPN: Broncos in serious talks, trying to hammer out an agreement with Patriots WR Wes Welker. Decision expected today.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2013
A.B. If the Denver Broncos end up signing Wes Welker, Tom Brady and the Patriots not only lose their most productive wide receiver of the last 5 years, it would also mean that their long-time AFC nemesis, Peyton Manning, gains an incredible asset in the passing game. For most Patriots fans it would be bad enough if Welker signed elsewhere, period. But signing up to play with the other half of the “who is the better quarterback?,” debate would just be salt in the wound.
On the other hand, for Welker, it might be the perfect parting shot to take at the Kraft family. If he truly feels disrespected by the franchise tag last year and low ball offers thus far – there is no better way to make it known than to sign a huge contract and end his career with Mr. Manning.
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— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12...
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Patriots signed former Bills WR Donald Jones.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2013
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— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2013
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Former 49ers S Dashon Goldson agreed to terms on a five-year deal with Tampa Bay. Really. We’re sure.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2013