Found September 20, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Brutus: What's the deal with Wes Welker and New England??? Other than Bill Belichick throwing an entire season under the bus over a trivial vendetta? When a few media members voiced their concern in August that Welker's refusal of a long-term offer might result in a reduced role, I scoffed at the notion. Sure, the Hoodie is a curmudgeon, but to sacrifice one of his most vital components over such a trifling matter? Even for him, seemed like a stretch. Besides, the beef lies between Welker and the front office, not with Belichick, right? Wrong. The lack of plays in the Tennessee game could be waved as circumstance, but when the Pats rolled out for their opening series against Arizona with Julian Edelman in Welker's spot? Can't jive to that song anymore. Not helping matters was the team's ill-fated attempt in justifying the move by praising Edelman's performance in the preseason as the catalyst for extended opportunities for the backup. Here's a little ...
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