If you’re just getting into work and have a little time to kill, you might enjoy this. NFL Network’s Rich Eisen has a popular podcast, which you can find on this site (and on iTunes). And one of this week’s guests is Patriots WR Wes Welker.
The conversation — as it was with QB Tom Brady — is light and kinda funny, a much less serious Welker than usual. There’s a lot of talk of the Jets, his success, his story, and why he thinks people root for him. Oh, and when it’s mentioned how successful he’s been and whether this is the best football of his career, Welker is honest.
“It’s gotta be,” Welker said. “Putting up some of the numbers I’ve been, I feel like my game’s at its best.”
My three favorites parts are:
– Welker tells a story of coach Bill Belichick chewing out a member of a chain gang after he tripped over the sticks on the sideline. “And he’s getting all over him,” Welker recounted. “It’s like somebody giving a presentation in class and...