Originally posted on The Rap Sheet  |  Last updated 10/13/11
We started yesterday morning with talk of Patriots WR Wes Welker’s contract… or, lack of one. Let’s revisit this for a second. Because Welker, the NFL’s leading receiver, addressed the topic (kinda) during a conference call yesterday with Dallas reporters. Welker was asked about being in his contract year and whether he wanted to stick around in New England. “Well, of course I want to stay here,” Welker said, “but as of right now I don’t really think about it. I just try to focus on this year and everything I can do to help the team this year.” Fair enough. Welker has never made a secret of his desire to hang around in New England. But one topic he hadn’t previously address is the Brady Effect. As in, how much better does having Tom Brady make him? That was the next thought, one which may give the Patriots food for thought. (more…)
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