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Wes Welker was jogging back to the line after running a route during the New England Patriots' first training camp session Thursday when owner Bob Kraft arrived on the sideline and pointed in his direction.
Wasting no time, the Pro Bowl receiver immediately approached Kraft, the two sharing a quick embrace and a handshake before parting ways. At least on the surface, everything appears to be just fine between Welker and the Patriots despite the two failing to agree on a long-term contract this offseason.
Welker is now resigned to playing out the duration of his one-year, $9.5 million deal after both sides couldn't come to terms on a longer deal before July 15, the deadline to sign franchised players to a multiyear contract.
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The Patriots took their first step towards Super Bowl XLVII on Thursday as they opened training camp for the 2012 season at Gillette Stadium. Over 12,000 fans were reportedly on hand to watch Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski and Co. begin official preparations for the upcoming season. Wes Welker was also there, and though the wide receiver was not able to come to terms with the team on...
For fans interested in seeing how Tom Brady, Wes Welker, Vince Wilfork and the rest of the New England Patriots are looking heading into the 2012 season, Gillette Stadium is the place to be this month. Luckily, Boston.com has released a digital training camp guide, which can be seen by clicking the image below. For a Gillette Stadium guide (once the season kicks off), click here.
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