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While Patriots coach Bill Belichick has made plenty of brainy moves while at the helm in New England, his biggest coup by far had to be snatching slot receiver Wes Welker from the AFC East rival Dolphins. Welker has since gone on to put up franchise records in New England as well as set regular-season league benchmarks for catches. If that weren’t enough, against the Dolphins — who have been a bit of a thorn in the side of Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady (5-5 against Miami) — Welker has been incredible. In nine games against his former team, he’s had 75 catches for 981 yards and 44 first downs. That’s more than eight catches and 109 yards a game against the Fins. But Welker says it has nothing to do with the orange and turquoise letting him be the fish that got away. “This has been a great situation for me, coming here. I think how I’ve done against them compared with other teams is completely random and accidental,” Welker said, according to the Boston Herald. “I’m familiar wit...

Wes Welker Burns Dolphins For 102 Yards

Patriots receiver Wes Welker burned the Dolphins for 102 yards receiving on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Sunday was Welker's fifth 100-yard game of the season and his first since Week 6 against Seattle. Welker, who surpassed 1,000 yards receiving for the season on Sunday, has now topped 1,000 yards in five of his six seasons with New England.

Wes Welker goes from “phased out” to NFL record breaker

Wes Welker terrorized the Dolphins secondary on Sunday to move into the NFL record books Remember back in the beginning of the season when Wes Welker was getting “phased out” of the Patriots’ offense? It was during the first two weeks when he wasn’t even listed in the starting line-up, was barely getting targeted, and there was even talk that the Patriots’ were doing so...

Patriots Injury Report: Wes Welker, Aaron Hernandez, Julian Edelman

The New England Patriots have ruled out three key starters for tomorrow’s matchup against the Miami Dolphins, and they have 15 other players listed as questionable to play, including tight end Aaron Hernandez and wide receivers Wes Welker, Julian Edelman and Brandon Lloyd. New England has ruled out tight end Rob Gronkowski (forearm), offensive lineman Logan Mankins (ankle...

Wes Welker’s Continued Dominance in Patriots’ Offense Strengthens Case for Future in New England

A little over 10 months ago, the Patriots were once again left at the alter with no ring to tie around their figurative fingers. The biggest play of the night was a devastating drop by Wes Welker late in the fourth quarter that would have all but sealed up a fourth Super Bowl for the franchise. The drop left many to wonder about the free agent to be’s future in New England —...

Bill Belichick Press Conference Transcript

Bill Belichick Press Conference Transcript: A little defensive X and O nerdery from BB’s...

Dolphins not concerned with Patriots' ability to clinch division ... In fact, they 'had no clue'

When asked Thursday whether he was thinking about Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins being a potential division-clincher for his team, New England Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker had a one-word retort: “Absolutely. ”The Dolphins, however, don't seem to be on the same page. “I had no clue until you just said that,” quarterback Ryan Tannehill told the New England...

Belichick: Dolphins' defensive scheme very Cincinnati-ish

Kevin Coyle is a Miami Dolphin, but the former Cincinnati assistant coach hasn't completely shed his Bengal spots. According to New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, the Dolphins defensive coordinator and former Bengals defensive backs coach has implemented a look to the Miami defense that very much resembles that of his former employer. "There’s a 3-4 element to...

David Whitley Cites ‘Two Adopted African-American Daughters’ as Proof He’s Not Racist

Bill Belichick and the Patriots created Spygate. The New Orleans Saints created Bountygate. This week, The Sporting News’ David Whitley created Tattoogate. As foolish as his column was on Colin Kaepernick‘s ink, Whitley certainly succeeded in gaining the attention he desired when he published his views of the 49ers quarterback breaking the mold of the clean-cut QB. “[The...

4 Reasons The New England Patriots Should Draft Brett Hundley

He is young. He is only a red shirt freshman. He has a lot of school in front of him. He probably doesn't know anything about New England.But he just might possess the perfect combination of skills that would catch the eye of a football genius like Bill Belichick.Can you imagine?Tom Brady starts to slow down...Bill Belichick starts to wonder when he is going to find someone with...

Week 13 Active/Inactive List

    The following is a collection questionable players for week 13 of the 2012 fantasy football season. This post will be updated throughout the morning.       Active Aaron Hernandez – Ankle Brandon Lloyd – Knee Wes Welker – Ankle       Inactive Percy Harvin – Ankle/Foot Danny Amendola – Foot Ben Roethlisberger – Shoulder Devon Hester Jonathan Stewart        

Sources: Patriots try out defensive players

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