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Wes Welker isn’t just Tom Brady‘s longtime favorite receiving target, he’s starting to put together some impressive career numbers himself.
As the Patriots prepare to take on the Texans on Sunday — in a game that’s looked at as both a major test and measuring stick for New England — Welker is closing in on a personal milestone. With eight more catches on the season, Welker becomes the first receiver in NFL history with five seasons of 100 or more catches. In fact, Welker leads the league with 92 catches, one more than Chicago’s Brandon Marshall.
Not that Welker’s talking about himself, as he weighed in on the impending matchup with Houston. Check out what Welker and special teams teammate Matthew Slater had to tell NESN Daily in the video above.
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Wes Welker really found a home in New England as the go to guy for Tom Brady. He has put up phenomenal numbers as a slot receiver in a prolific offense. He has 9 years in the league, but didn't really take off until coming to New England from Miami.Since 2007 has posted 5 out of 6 seasons at 1,000 plus yards, his best performance coming in 2009 where he exceeded 1300 yards receiving...
Last week: 1 (+0)
Net points per drive: 1.05 (1st)
DVOA: 38.9% (1st)
Weighted DVOA: 39.7% (1st)
C Ryan Wendell: Allowed 1 quarterback hit on 46 pass block snaps, run blocked for 72 yards on 14 attempts
WR Wes Welker: Caught 12 passes for 103 yards and a touchdown on 18 attempts on 44 pass snaps, 5.8 YAC per catch, 2 drops
CB Kyle Arrington: Allowed 3...
Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub will be looking to continue his unbeaten road streak this season as he faces the Patriots on Monday.
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Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen added to their family on Thursday night by welcoming their daughter Vivian into the world. In addition to the couple’s first child Benjamin, the Brady clan is growing and in a few short years will likely be ready to take over the world.
Then again, the Brady bloodline could be ready to tackle the sporting universe under a different surname. After...
The Boston Herald was reviewing their transcripts from an interview with Houston Texans safety Danieal Manning when they found this quote from him about beating Tom Brady:“I’m 2-1 with Brady,” Manning said. “Beaten him twice and lost once to him in Chicago. It was a real cold, snowy day and they came with it, they balled out on us.” Manning played for the Chicago Bears...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady welcomed his first daughter into the world on Wednesday. Brady's wife, model Gisele Bundchen, gave birth to a baby girl named Vivian Lake. Bundchen delivered the news through Facebook. "We feel so lucky to have been able to experience the miracle of birth once again and are forever grateful for the opportunity to be the paretns...
Congratulations are in order for Patriots QB Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen. Gisele gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday, at their Boston home. Vivian Lake joins brothers, 3-year-old Benjamin Rein and 5-year-old John, whom Tom Brady had with actress Bridget Moynahan to add to the Brady family. “We feel so lucky to [...]
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his supermodel wife, Gisele Bundchen, welcomed their second daughter into the world on Wednesday.
The child, a girl named Vivian Lake, was born at home and is "healthy and full of life", Bundchen said on her Facebook. Bundchen later said on her Facebook, "We feel so lucky to have been able to experience the miracle of...
Gisele Bundchen gave birth to her second child with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday evening. The couple named their new baby girl Vivian. Brady and Bundchen also have a son named Benjamin who turns 3 on Saturday.
This is Brady’s third child as he also has another son, named John who is 5, with actress Bridget Moynahan.
“We feel so lucky to have been able...
When the 2012 NFL schedule was released back in April, I quickly ran through all of the biggest games that I labeled as can’t miss. But one Monday Night game in particular caught my eye. In early December, the matchup between the Houston Texans and New England Patriots got a big red circle on my personal copy of the schedule. Why? Because it was my belief that one of these two...