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Of the many things that put Wes Welker among the best slot receivers in the game, the biggest has to be his ability to pop up after big hits and play through injuries. The resilience is vital for any receiver, especially an undersized one like Welker, who has to take the fiercest hits over the middle from much bigger players if he wants a chance to produce. Welker has been able to show his toughness even more this week as he continues to muscle through an ankle injury. His teammates have noticed. “The dude is one of the toughest dudes I’ve seen,” tight end Rob Gronkowski said, according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. “For his size, his body weight, what he does — he has no fear in him. He’s willing to take any kind of shot to make a catch and put his body in the way for the team. “He’s a great player, a lot of toughness, and he’s a great team player because what he’s doing with his size, to put his body in the way to help out the team, is unbelievable.” Welker has been dealing w...

Buy Wes Welker’s Boston Condo For $2.55 Million

It appears that even Wes Welker thinks his days as a member of the New England Patriots are numbered. He first listed the condo in mid-summer for just under $3 million. Now that we are past the halfway point of the NFL season and Welker is working with a mere $9.5 million franchise tag, he really seems to be feeling the heat to unload this condo. Why do we say that? Well he just...

Don't worry, Wes Welker will play

Patriots WR Wes Welker is expected to play today, but will test his ankle out pregame.— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 18, 2012Was there ever any doubt?Welker rolled his ankle at the end of the Buffalo game. He missed the first two days of practice but returned. There was the remote possibility that he'd miss this game, and while that still remains remote, I trust Albert...

Patriots’ Wes Welker returns to practice, expected to play against Colts

Wes Welker returned to practice on Friday, another sign that suggests that he will be active against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. Welker who has been dealing with an ankle injury also participated in Thursday’s walk-through. The offense of the Patriots has the leagues highest output in terms of yards (430)  and points per game. [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...

Wes Welker Returns To Practice Friday

New England receiver Wes Welker, who missed the first two practices this week, returned to practice on Friday, according to Adam Ronis of Newsday. He's dealing with an ankle injury.Fantasy Spin:Bill Belichick has a habit of resting his banged up starters during the week so that they can be fresh for Sunday. Welker hasn't produced much of late with less than 75 yards and no...

Wes Welker Questionable For Thursday

New England wideout Wes Welker is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the New York Jets.Fantasy Spin:It seems like typical Bill Belichick speak that the entire Pats team is on the injury report every week. We expect Welker to play and he should be in all lineups.

Wes Welker Expected To Play

Albert Breer from the NFL Network expects that Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker will be active for Sunday's game against Indianapolis. Welker had been listed as questionable throughout the week because of a sore ankle.Fantasy Spin:No surprise here as Welker has only missed three regular season games during his six year tenure in New England. He blew up for 110 yards receiving...

Welker Active For New England

Wide receiver Wes Welker is active for New England in Week 11. Fantasy Spin: Welker was listed as questionable while dealing with his ankle injury, but was never in jeopardy of missing todays tilt vs. Indy. Brandon Lloyd and Rob Gronkowski are good to go as well, while Aaron Hernandez remains out.

Jordy Nelson, Wes Welker, Michael Turner: Injury Updates Week 11

This is the last of the bye weeks. It’s all up to health and strategy from here on out to get you to a fantasy football championship. Here are some...

Patriots Injury Report: Aaron Hernandez, Wes Welker, Rob Gronkowski

While New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez isn’t expected to play against the Indianapolis Colts today, others, including wide receivers Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd and tight end Rob Gronkowski are listed as questionable on the team’s injury report. Hernandez, Welker, Lloyd and Gronkowski are among a whopping 15 Patriots’ players listed as questionable to...

NFL Rumors: Patriots Cut Deion Branch But Clear Up Injury Concerns About Wes Welker And Brandon Lloyd

In a surprising move on Saturday, the New England Patriots cut wide receiver Deion Branch for the second time in less than three months, opening up a roster spot for Aqib Talib and promoting Greg Salas from the practice squad. While that move may be bad news for Branch, it could be good news for fantasy football owners of Wes Welker and Brandon Lloyd. First off, if you owned Branch...

Aaron Hernandez likely out Sunday, Welker and Connolly practice

Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez is expected to sit out Sunday's game vs. the Colts, I'm told. Been out since mid-October after re-injuring ankle— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) November 16, 2012Well there's good news and bad news. Aaron Hernandez is likely out on Sunday, this should probably be expected. He didn't miss practice all week, but he didn't last week either...

New York Jets Week 12 – Early Thoughts On Jets/Pats

The New York Jets season received a shot of life with a 27-13 win over the St. Louis Rams. However, it will take an upset over the New England Patriots this Thursday night to truly make them relevant in the AFC playoff picture again. Here is a collection of early thoughts - 1. The big injury news this week is that Patriots tight end Rob Grokowski will not play because of a broken...

NFL Week 11 Injury Report: Julio Jones, Wes Welker, Aaron Hernandez, Ryan Matthews Highlight Fantasy Football Conundrums

Week 11 of the 2012 NFL season kicked off Thursday night with the Buffalo Bills running over the Miami Dolphins. But the biggest injury report question marks all surround the games on Sunday and Monday, with many key players being listed as either questionable or doubtful or even out for this weekend’s games. Some of those names include Julio Jones, Wes Welker, Aaron Hernandez...
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