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FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker said he's good to go for Sunday's game against the Giants after suffering a neck injury that caused him to miss one practice this week. Welker was on the wrong end of a high hit from Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, and New England's leading receiver sat out Wednesday's practice. He returned for Thursday's full-pads session and practiced again Friday. "I'm feeling good," Welker said. "I'm looking forward to this weekend." Welker leads the NFL with 57 receptions, 82 targets and 117.7 yards per game. He is tied for second with six receiving...

Wes Welker Misses Patriots' Practice Due to Neck Injury

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker missed his first practice of the regular season Wednesday due to a neck injury that he likely suffered from a hit by Steelers safety Troy Polamalu. However, Welker spoke with the New York media on a conference call Wednesday, which is typically an indication that his injury shouldn't be serious enough to keep him out of Sunday...

2011 Fantasy Football, Week 9 Sit 'Em Start 'Em: Time For A Big Bounce Back From Wes Welker?

Wes Welker (credits below) With tremendous thanks to Brett Talley (@therealTAL) for filling in for me the past few weeks, herewith is Week Nine’s Sit/Start: QB Start: Matt Cassel, Kansas City The Dolphins are not bad – they’ve been tied or ahead in almost every game this year – but they do tend to give up a lot of air yards (including 345 to Eli Manning last week). And...

Patriots WR Welker expected to play vs. Giants

New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker is expected to play against the New York Giants Sunday, according to ESPN.Welker, who is nursing a neck injury suffered in last weekend’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, is expected to start and is “99 percent” according to a source close to the team.Welker is the Patriots’ top receiving option, catching 57 balls for 824 yards and...

Wes Welker Returns to Practice After Suffering Neck Injury

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Wes Welker returned to practice Thursday after missing his first session of the regular season with a neck injury that he likely suffered due to a hit from Steelers safety Troy Polamalu. The wide receiver missed Wednesday's practice, which was most likely a cautionary measure because he returned Thursday when the Patriots were in full pads. Linebacker Dane Fletcher...

Giant test for Wes Welker

FOXBORO - Wes Welker still leads the NFL in receptions and confidence. Despite two down games, the Patriots...

Patriots release injury report: Wes Welker was out with a neck injury

 Maybe it had to do with that nasty tackle Steelers S Troy Polamalu put on him last Sunday. But WR Wes Welker did miss practice with a neck injury, as we thought. Wanna bet he’s fine by Sunday? Oh, and DL Shaun Ellis and TE Aaron Hernandez  were also limited. Ellis may miss this week, but we’ll see. Check out the Patriots injury report: Player Pos. Injury Wednesday Participation...

Welker among nine Patriots questionable for Super Bowl rematch

New England Patriots wideout Wes Welker is questionable with a neck injury for Sunday's Super Bowl XLII rematch against the New York Giants.

Big Blue takes aim at little Welker

The most dangerous weapon in Tom Brady’s arsenal might be the most difficult player to cover in the entire NFL, Wes Welker.

Two game keys: Can the WRs get physical and can the OL protect with five?

As we gear up for Patriots-Giants, two quick things that I think will determine the game… – Can the Patriots WRs get physical? That’s what Wes Welker spotlighted this week as a big issue for his group. “You have to understand that and do business as business is being done and be physical and get open,” Welker said. – Can the offensive line protect without help? That...

Welker questionable; Bradshaw doubtful for Sunday's game

By Mike McDermott

Antrel Rolle on Wes Welker: “I can handle anything”

Giants safety Antrel Rolle says he has nothing to fear when he lines up against Patriots receiver Wes Welker on Sunday. Asked if he can handle Welker in his usual role of covering the opposing team’s slot receiver, Rolle said, “I can handle anything.” Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News writes that when…

The next “Pay the man” campaign: Arian Foster

There isn’t a lot of rhyme or reason to what players get a “Pay the Man” campaign built around them. No one cares Wes Welker is wildly underpaid. The talk around Matt Forte has become so tiresome that even this Tulane grad is getting sick of it.   (When LeBron James chimes in, things have…
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