Believe it or not, Free Agency opened just one week ago. And it's been nearly a week since Wes Welker left the New England Patriots for the Denver Broncos. And I think most people have moved on... Apart from the media.
This means the Welker storm is still going strong, after Robert Kraft (who seems to be on a little media tour) defended their negotiations with Welker and said they wanted him. He also said Welker's agents misread the market.
And now his agents have shot back, attacking the way the Patriots behaved when trying to make a deal for Wes Welker. (Source)
“[T]he Patriots made one offer to Wes Welker since the prior negotiations ended in July 2012,” Athletes First said in the statement. “Both sides also agree that this two-year offer came just hours before the start of free agency despite discussions that began at the NFL Combine. Moreover, this lone offer was presented as a ‘take it or leave it offer.’ When we asked if there was room for structural changes, we were told...