Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 1/8/13
There's no doubt in any New England Patriots fan's mind that Wes Welker should be in the NFL Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, our opinions mean nothing when it comes down to him actually getting in or not. Welker himself has proved that he belongs there and it would be hard to imagine that he wouldn't get in. Even still, WEEI's Christopher Price raised a valid point;". . . with a title, the 31-year-old could further distinguish himself from a crowded field of legendary receivers who are still without a ring, and open up a serious national debate on his Hall of Fame candidacy."Since coming to New England, Welker has more receptions than any other player during that time span in addition to being the Patriots's all-time leader in that category. He is also top five in the league in reception yards since 2007. With all that being said, voting on wide receivers for the Hall of Fame is tricky. As Christopher Price mentioned, postseason performance ranks similarly to regular season accolades. ...
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