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According to NFL insider Adam Schefter, Wes Welker has no intentions of re-signing with the Patriots without first testing the free agent market. Schefter reportedly received this information from a "league source." This news comes after reports that progress had been made towards getting a long-term deal done with Welker. Many anticipated Brady's restructured contract was an indication Welker would be back. After the franchise tag went unused by the team yesterday, the only options left are to sign Welker or let him go. A report also came out that Welker still has hard feelings towards the team for his diminished role at the beginning of last season. Unfortunately I believe a team will offer Welker more than what the Patriots are willing. Let's just hope it's not from a conference rival like Denver, Texas, Baltimore, or Pittsburgh. We all know what Wes is capable of when paired with an elite QB. Has Welker played his last game as a Patriot? That is looki...
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According to Dov Kleiman of Rant Sports, the New England Patriots and wide receiver Wes Welker are close to finalizing a contract extension.
#Patriots are reportedly close to a long-term deal with WR Wes Welker who played under the 1-year, $9.515M franchise tag contract last year.
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_RealUpdates) March 5, 2013
We mentioned earlier today that Welker has some disdain...
After I hastily reported yesterday that Wes Welker was closing in on a long-term deal to return to New England, Adam Schefter reported today that the Patriots receiver will instead test the free agent market before agreeing to any deal with the team he has averaged 112 catches for over the past 6 seasons.
This is somewhat surprising news as Welker would be hard pressed to find a...
Even though the New England Patriots have decided not to use the franchise tag this year, they’ll continue to negotiate with Wes Welker, Aqib Talib and Sebastian Vollmer, according to Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com.
The good news is that the Patriots and Welker are continuing to make progress. It looks like there’s a good chance something can get done by March 12th.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the New England Patriots are “not expected” to franchise WR Wes Welker before Monday’s 4pm ET deadline.
Tom Curran of CSNNE.com reports that “progress has been made” between the Patriots and Welker towards a long-term contract extension.
Tagging Welker would run New England $11.5 million next season because they wound up franchising...
Wes Welker‘s on-again, off-again relationship with the New England Patriots is entering what could be its final few days.
After six years, 672 receptions and 81 victories, including the postseason of course, this seemingly perfect pairing may be headed for a mutual parting of the ways.
Welker wants to be paid like one of the NFL’s best receivers, which he has proven to be over...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the New England Patriots have decided not to use the franchise tag this year.
The Patriots decided against using the franchise tag, I’m told. So Vollmer, Welker and Talib will be UFAs if unsigned by 3/12.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 4, 2013
Even though the Patriots won’t use the tag, they’ll continue to negotiate on extending...
The New England Patriots and wide receiver Wes Welker were reportedly close to an agreement on a long-term deal earlier in the week, but that doesn't appear likely. On Wednesday morning, Adam
The start of NFL free agency is a little over a week away, and the Patriots’ three biggest free agents appear headed to the open market.
The Patriots decided against using the franchise tag for the first time in five years on Monday. That leaves Wes Welker, Aqib Talib and Sebastian Vollmer all staring down the possibility of free agency.
Welker, 31, was close to this scenario last...
According to multiple reports the Patriots will be interested in Danny Amendola from the Rams when it comes time for the “Legal Tampering Period” (as if they haven’t already started). Amendola will most likely be a target if the Patriots lose out in the Wes Welker drama. If they try and stick Amendola in to replace Welker I say poop, garbage, no, bad and why.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Minnesota Vikings have released wide receiver Michael Jenkins who was due a March roster bonus.
Before having to pay his bonus in March, the Vikings released veteran WR Michael Jenkins.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 4, 2013
Jenkins’ cap number was scheduled to be $1.6 million in 2013. After an average season in 2012, it didn’t...
Adam Schefter from ESPN said that the Jets are "determined" to deal cornerback Darrelle Revis before next month's draft.Fantasy Spin:Revis' trade value would have been significantly higher if he hadn't torn his ACL last season. Atlanta, Detroit, San Francisco and Tampa Bay have all been mentioned as potential landing spots for the Pro Bowl corner.
March 12th is getting closer and closer and the start to NFL free agency is just around the corner. Soon the rumors will end and the excitement around the different NFL fan bases will grow or the disappointment and concern will start to linger.
Despite slapping the franchise tag on Randy Starks the Dolphins still have plenty of money to throw around to help out Ryan Tannehill...
The Kansas City Chiefs were really busy today. They signed wide receiver Dwayne Bowe to a five-year deal and used the franchise tag on tackle Brandon Albert. And they didn’t stop there.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Chiefs also signed punter Dustin Colquitt to a contract extension that makes him the highest paid punter in NFL history.
Dustin Colquitt is now highest...