Originally posted on AFC East Daily  |  Last updated 3/19/13
The New England Patriots usually take the concept of "business as usual" to heights unreached by most.But when it comes to Wes Welker, they're about as personal as ever. At the NFL owners meeting in Arizona Monday, Patriots owner Robert Kraft uncharacteristically opened up to the media about the details of New England's dealing with recently departed receiver Wes Welker, who struck a deal with the Denver Broncos after he and the Patriots couldn't work anything out.Initial reaction to the move was that New England wasn't willing to match what the Broncos were going to give Welker. But according to Kraft, Welker would've been better off, financially, in Foxborough."When you come right down to the bottom line, he accepted a deal in Denver which is less money than what we offered him," Kraft said, according to ESPN Boston. "In fact, he has a one-year deal in Denver for $6 million. Our last offer, before we would have even gone up and before we thought we were going into free agency, was...
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