Found March 07, 2013 on Patriots Life:
With Adam Schefter reporting that Wes Welker was going to test the Free Agency and Greg Bedard claiming that Brandon Lloyd has an inconsistent attitude and is likely to get released, the gaping hole that is the New England Patriots wide receiving corps has been shoved into the limelight. Their depth chart, if they don't have retain Wes Welker, Deion Branch, and Brandon Lloyd, would feature Matthew Slater at number one, Kamar Aiken at number two, and Julian Edelman in the slot. All I hear about when it comes to the Patriots offseason moves are the defensive holes; however, we are going to end up getting stuck with Doug Gabriel and Reche Caldwell like it is 2006 if the Patriots are not careful. So I propose the Patriots do two things: #1: Sign either Wes Welker or Danny Amendola The Patriots need to give Tom Brady a slot wide receiver. Welker was targeted 174 times last season, so my preference would be to sign Welker, but I also understand that Welker and the Patriots organi...
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