Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/17/12
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Tears filled his eyes as Wes Welker of the New England Patriots explained to the media that he should have caught the pass from Tom Brady that would have moved them closer to winning Super Bowl XLVI. A day after the Super Bowl the New England faithful bashed Welker including Tom Brady’s wife. It was Welker’s first drop with the Patriots that was 10 yards or more down field and only having five drops all season, Welker blamed himself. Things continued to get worse for Welker and the Patriots. Most are familiar with the story of him and Bill Belichick during the beginning of the season. He was slated for a reduced role until he was forced into action. It’s almost as if the Patriots were aware that he will not be resigning with the team and testing the waters to see if they could go on without him.… Read more
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