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New England Patriots
After last week’s 20-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals and all the blame placed around the organization for the whole Wes Welker situation, the New England Patriots get to finally take the field Sunday night against a familiar opponent. The Pats will travel without tight end Aaron Hernandez to Baltimore to take on the Ravens. Baltimore has revenge on their minds in two different ways. The first way is that they lost a tough game in the final minutes to the Philadelphia Eagles last week. The second way is they want somewhat of retribution from last year’s AFC Championship Game.
Everyone knows the strength of John Harbaugh’s team is the defense, especially with Ray Lewis looking like Ray Lewis from five years ago. The key for their success in terms of getting back to the Super Bowl is handing the ball to Ray Rice out of the backfield and running the no-huddle offense with Joe Flacco at the helm. This is a make or break year for Flacco with this being his contract year, but ...
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A plugged-in NFL insider believes that not only are the New England Patriots phasing Wes Welker out of their offense, they could be preparing to move him.
What is going on with the New England Patriots and Wes Welker? Well… - NFL.com: Of all the numerous...
If I were to ask you to name the players who have had more catches than Wes Welker over the past five seasons, could you give me the names on that list? Trick question – that list does not exist, because no player in the NFL has had more receptions than the New England Patriots’ diminutive pass catcher, since 2007.Yet, after two games this season, the only thing more puzzling...
There has been some buzz this week that the Patriots could potentially trade Wes Welker. Welker, after having a poor showing in the opener, catching just 3 passes for 14 yards, did not start week 2 against the Cardinals and only saw the field in 3-wide receiver sets for the most part. An Aaron Hernandez injury left them using lots of 3-wide receiver sets, with Welker alongside Julian...
Wes Welker caught more passes over the past five seasons than any other NFL player. So why is he spending more time on the New England Patriots sideline this year?
Newcomer Brandon Lloyd has taken over the top receiving spot and three-year backup Julian Edelman has improved while Welker was involved in an offseason contract dispute and could leave as a free agent after this year...
The conspiracy theorist are out in full force on whether or not the New England Patriots are phasing out wide receiver Wes Welker for a particular reason.
Some pundits are suggesting that Welkers lack of touches and plays is due to them preparing themselves to be with him.
WEEI sports radio in Boston via Peter King reported just that.
“I think they’re preparing for life...
What's going on with Wes Welker in the Patriots offense? After not starting last week, Welker's role for 2012 remains a mystery.
Does the Patriot organization surprise anyone any longer? They allow aging superstars to walk year after year refueling through the draft and free agency. Que Wes Welker. 31 years-old, expired contract and he’s caught well over a 100 balls four of the last five seasons. Man wants his money and rightfully so. Let’s put things into prospective. If New England planned on re-signing...
The definition of a good teammate is someone who cheers, remains positive, takes responsibility and is a good example to the rest of the team. In the NFL, teammates depend on each for success and bond during failure. Tom Brady and Wes Welker have been teammates on the New England Patriots since 2007 when Welker was traded from the Miami Dolphins.
Over the last five seasons, Welker...
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...
1. Buy Brandon Lloyd and Wes Welker
If any Brandon Lloyd or Wes Welker owners in your leagues are antsy about Welker's demotion or New England's signings of Deion Branch and Kellen Winslow, now is a good time to swoop in for a steal. Both Welker and Lloyd will establish themselves as second-receiver options in the near future, and perhaps as soon as this week.
Deion Branch is back in New England, and the Patriots are excited to get the reliable No. 84 back on the field. After being a last-minute cut during roster trim downs on August 31, Branch's locker in the Patriots locker room has remained in tact with the expectation being that he'd find his way back onto the roster. Well, on Wednesday, he did just that. Unlike Kellen Winslow...
In two polarizing weeks, Ryan Fitzpatrick, C.J. Spiller and the Buffalo Bills showed fans a full range of possibilities. They sat back and allowed the New York Jets to pummel them, then dished that treatment out in kind to the Kansas City Chiefs. It’s safe to say the real Buffalo Bills fall somewhere in the middle of all that. If so, then it’s tough to argue this team is perfect...
Ravens vs Patriots
The Ravens host the Patriots in a rematch of least year’s AFC Championship
The New England Patriots travel to Baltimore this weekend to battle the Ravens Sunday night in what is sure to be a slugfest. This AFC Championship rematch from a year ago is Baltimore’s second prime time game in the first three weeks of the season and they...