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.
Wes Welker has been the go to guy to get you a first down, time and time again. It seems like Patriots owner Robert Kraft is pretty cognizant of that. I also kind of get the sense he doesn't think Welker will be back.
"Like I said all along, it takes two sides to make a transaction and then we have to manage the lawyers and the agents that they don't mess it up," said Kraft. "I think Wes wants to be with us and we want him here so it's just a matter of whether both sides can be intelligent."
It sounds like Kraft is maybe cautiously optimistic at best.
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