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Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker has always been viewed as the ultimate team player, and his loyalty has been considered one of his greatest assets off the field, too. That's why it shouldn't be viewed as much of a surprise that several people close to Welker believe if he's under contract, he'll honor it and won't hold out for a long-term deal. Welker's teammates said throughout the 2011 season that he never spoke about his contract behind the scenes. It simply wasn't a distraction he was willing to bring to the locker room. Before last season, though, those close to...
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