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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft mentioned that he would like to have wide receiver Wes Welker back next season.
“I’d love him to be around,” Kraft said, per Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. “Like I’ve said all along, it takes two sides to make a transaction…I think Wes wants to be with us, and we want him here. It’s just a matter of whether both sides can be intelligent.“
Welker, 31, recorded his fifth 100-catch season in 2012, catching 118 passes for 1,354 yards and six touchdowns. The Patriots franchised him last season, so they would have to be willing to pay him an additional 20 percent on top of the $10.36 million tag figure. It seems likely that Welker will be playing elsewhere next season, but there’s at least a remote chance he could be back.
We have Welker listed as the No. 10 best available player in our Top 50 Free Agents list.
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft told CSNNE.com that the key to re-signing wide receiver Wes Welker is to be able to manage the agents and lawyers that are involved so they don’t mess it up.
“I’d love him to be around, he’s a great guy,” said Kraft. “Like I said all along, it takes two sides to make a transaction and then we have to manage the lawyers and the agents...
A second-grade class at a Buffalo elementary school spent time correcting grammar on tweets from NFL players. See their work here.
Perhaps the biggest question the Patriots will face this offseason is whether or not they decide to resign Wes Welker.
To owner Robert Kraft, it may not be completely up to New England, though. Kraft said he wants the star slot receiver back, but there could be other elements that prevent a deal from getting done.
“I’d love him to be around, he’s a great guy,” Kraft told...
Wes Welker has been one of Tom Brady’s favorite targets for years now. However, he is scheduled to be a free agent this season. One season after the Patriots decided not to give him a long-term deal and to place the franchise tag on Welker. Could the Patriots franchise Welker again? It’s a possibility. [...]
I think every Patriots fan who's of the right mind believes that the Patriots have to try and sign Wes Welker. He's really the most reliable receiving option the Patriots have. Rob Gronkowski, Aaron Hernandez, Julian Edelman have dealt with injuries in their young seasons and Brandon Lloyd is Brandon Lloyd.
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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft taped a segment for “Extra” in Jackson Square yesterday with Maria Menounos and some other dude that should have kept his dreads. Looks like Maria has heard that Kraft digs young hot chick, then again who doesn’t.-TO
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