Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 3/9/13
The National Football League free agency period has begun and the top wide receivers are already getting a lot of attention. Wes Welker, Mike Wallace and Greg Jennings are a few of the big names that are receiving a lot of of coverage so far with Welker being the most interesting of the bunch. There were early reports that Wes Welker and the Patriots were close to finalizing a multi-year deal to keep him a Patriot for the rest of his career but Welker has chosen to see what the market is for his services before making a final decision. Welker is clearly Tom Brady's favorite target by averaging a league-leading 112 catches a year, but over the last few years the relationship between Wes Welker and coach Bill Belichick has been a little frosty at best. Wes Welker has not been following the "Patriot Way" of bland news conferences and short and shallow soundbites to the media. Wes has shown his personality by poking fun at Rex Ryan and has even taken some subtle shots at his own coach, ...
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