Found October 07, 2012 on
When Julian Edelman started in Wes Welker's place against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 2, the rumors began to swirl that the talented receiver's days as the primary target of New England's offense were numbered. And speculation was afoot that Bill Belichick was the instigator. Four weeks and 35 catches later, though, Welker's place in the Patriots offensive system is as secure as ever, and he's happy to rub it in Belichick's face -- jokingly, of course. During his weekly segment with Comcast Sports Net New England following the Patriots 31-21 win against the Broncos on Sunday, Welker joked that...

Wes Welker likes sticking it in Bill Belicheck's face (Video)

New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker caught 13 passes for 104 yards and a touchdown during the team's 31-21 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday. It's certainly a lot more productivity from Welker than he had during the first week of the season, when he only caught three passes for 14 yards. When asked about it, Welker said "It's kind of nice to stick...

Bill Belichick's Latest Cutoff Hoodie Available From Patriots Pro Shop for $75

Patriots fans have long admired coach Bill Belichick for his range of football talent -- and fashion sense. Never a coach to get caught up in a Mike Nolan-like controversy for dressing too sharp, Belichick has been just as creative at looking like a sideline hobo as he's been in calling New England's on-field schemes throughout the years. While most of Belichick...

starbuck92: Wes Welker: 13 receptions, 104 yards, 1 TD

starbuck92:Wes Welker: 13 receptions, 104 yards, 1 TD

Wes Welker liked sticking big game in Bill Belichick’s face

Wes Welker joked after the Patriots’ win over the Broncos on Sunday that it was nice sticking his big game in coach Bill Belichick’s face. Welker had 13 catches for 104 yards and a touchdown in New England’s 31-24 win, marking his third straight 100-yard game. That’s a big development for Welker, whom the Pats appeared to be phasing out of the offense the first two weeks...

"In his postgame speech to players after the 52-28 win over the Bills, Bill Belichick singled out..."

“In his postgame speech to players after the 52-28 win over the Bills, Bill Belichick singled...

Wes Welker Tops 100 Yards vs. Broncos

Patriots receiver Wes Welker has 35 catches in four games since his disappointing opening line, including 13 for 104 yards and a touchdown Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Not coincidentally, Aaron Hernandez went down with an ankle injury four games ago. It remains to be seen if Welker will still be a huge part of the offense when Hernandez comes back, but you might want to quietly shop him just in case.

Welker and Brady Looking Comfortable as Patriots Defeat the Broncos 31-21

Nothing looked out of place as Wes Welker recorded 104 yards and one touchdown as the New England Patriots defeated the Denver Broncos 31-21.The Patriots' defense came out with a bang after Peyton Manning aired out a 43-yard pass that was caught by wide receiver Demaryius Thomas. As Thomas was running for the touchdown, Sterling Moore tackled him at the 10-yard line forcing a...

Welker Kids About Teasing Belichick

Patriots WR didn't mean his comments about sticking it to Bill Belichick

Welker on comment: 'It was a joke'

New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker said on Monday that he wasonly joking when he said that he enjoyed catching 13 passes againstthe Denver Broncos to ''stick it'' in coach Bill Belichick's face.

NFL Rumors: New England Patriots suddenly find ground game

In recent years, running the ball was seemingly an afterthought for the New England Patriots offense. Not this year, the Patriots are running the ball with great efficiency and it might be another sign of how well head coach Bill Belichick adapts his teams to various situations. Heading into this season, the Patriots appeared to be poised to hit the field featuring a lethal passing...

Broncos at Patriots Game Notes

DENVER BRONCOS (2-2) AT NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (2-2) DENVER BRONCOS: Have won 5 of past 7 at New England. QB PEYTON MANNING has 4 TDs in each of past 2 vs. NE. Registered 65th career game with 300+ passing yards (338) last week, most in NFL history. In past 2, Manning has 668 passing yards with 5 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 103.4 rating. RB WILLIS MCGAHEE averages 90.7 rush yards per game...

Have the Patriots Finally Found a Top Running Back?

After fumbling a ball at the end of the 2011 regular season, it was no surprise to anybody that Bill Belichick benched Stevan Ridley. In fact most people thought that would be the last the Patriots would ever see of Ridley. They were wrong, and for the first time since Curtis Martin came into the league in 1995, the Patriots have a young, flashy running back.It’s been obvious throughout...

Stevan Ridley's Insatiable Drive Continues to Power Patriots Offense to Desired Balance

After suffering a crushing defeat in the waning moments of Super Bowl XLVI, Bill Belichick had a change of heart. Well, more of a change in philosophy. In that super letdown, the Patriots managed just 19 carries for 83 yards. That subpar effort and the accompanying defeat spurred Belichick to change his entire offensive strategy. Now, the focus was going to be on building a more...

Key stat for Patriots running game

There is a great write up on yards after contact and the two Patriots backs. Ridley has been doing well with this all season and Bolden showed that it's a skill of his as well. One of the big gripes that I had with Law Firm the past couple of years was related to this.It wasn't necessarily the yards after contact, but it was the fact that he would always only get you what...
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