Found January 21, 2013 on NESN.com:
Sunday night’s AFC Championship Game was bad enough. Now, on top of that mess, the Patriots are dealing with all the questions that come as a season ends — and even some about what will happen before next season begins. One of the major questions for New England this offseason will be what will happen with Wes Welker. The valuable slot receiver has failed to come to a long-term contract with the team before, and the drawn-out negotiations that ended with him taking the franchise tag for this year are expected to culminate again sometime soon. New England owner Robert Kraft has said he wants Welker to be a Patriot for life, and coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady have never been shy about singing Welker’s praises for what he contributes to both the offense and the team. What that means, contract-wise, is still in question, but Brady used his Monday morning appearance on Dennis and Callahan on WEEI to emphasize again what he thinks about Welker. “I think those business part...
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