Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14

FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 13: Wes Welker #83 of the New England Patriots gains yards against the Carolina Panthers at Gillette Stadium on December 13, 2009 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. The Patriots won 20-10. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Former New England Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O'Brien has come to the aid of receiver Wes Welker, who has been haunted by a missed catch in the closing minutes of Super Bowl XLVI.Welker missed on a pass from Tom Brady on second-and-11 with just over four minutes remaining in the game and the Patriots up 17-15 on the New York Giants. If Welker had caught the ball, New England would have been inside the red zone and would have been in better position to put the game out of reach. The Giants would eventually go on to win 21-17. "That would have been a tremendous catch, and he (Welker) should never think twice about that," O'Brien told reporters on Saturday at the Big New England Coaching Clinic. "And it had nothing to do with us losing the game. There were many, many plays before that where we could have made better coaching decisions, and better plays. That's just one play of many."O’Brien left the Patriots to become the new head coach at Penn State. Welker will enter unrestr...
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