Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 5/22/13
New Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker doesn’t believe he needs to catch over a hundred balls for the team’s offense for them to be successful. Welker feels it should be the inverse, the less he has to catch, the more productive the offense will be. During his time in New England, Welker was a pass catching machine from the slot position. As Tom Brady’s security blanket, he was the outlet receiver when everything broke down. However, in Denver with Peyton Manning, things will be different. Manning love using the slot, but unlike Brady, Manning has two legitimate outside targets in Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker. Having those two gives Manning more options downfield where he likes to throw. Welker knows his role will be different as a Bronco, but if he has to catch a hundred balls, the team could be in trouble. "If I have to catch 112 balls, that probably means we're in trouble," Welker said, via Mike Klis of the Denver Post. "(The catches) are not the goal," Welker said. "The goal is to go out there and help your team win games. However many catches that is, however many blocks that takes, however many routes I've got to run, whatever. I think we all feel the same way about that."      
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