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Belichick believes Wes Welker will succeed as Texans assistant

HOUSTON — Wes Welker will return to an NFL sideline next season, beginning his coaching career as an offensive/special teams assistant with the Houston Texans.New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, who coached Welker during the prime years of the retired wide receiver’s playing career, gave the ex-Pats wideout a glowing review Wednesday.“Nobody worked harder than Wes...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans name former NFL WR Wes Welker assistant coach

The Houston Texans have been linked to former NFL wide receiver Wes Welker for some time now. It wasn’t for him to return to the field as a player after a one-year hiatus. Instead, it was all about the Texans potentially giving Welker his first NFL coaching job. On Monday, the team made that official. Per the team’s website, Welker has been hired by Houston as an offensive/special...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Welker joining Texans as offensive assistant

Wes Welker is reportedly going to be joining the Houston Texans for the upcoming season, though not in a capacity we are used to seeing him in.According to John McCain of the Houston Chronicle, the Texans are expected to hire Welker to join their coaching staff as an offensive assistant. There had been speculation that Welker wanted to get into coaching since he was spotted hanging...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Harris: John Elway ‘going to make some splashes’ in free agency

When the NFL offseason and free agency gets going, Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris believes that John Elway will be one of the league’s most active executives.“After the season hopefully everything starts to get rolling,” Harris said, per Conor Orr, NFL.com. Once free agency comes you know Elway is going to make some splashes. I’m excited to see who he brings as a...
Via Sportsnaut
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman Passes Wes Welker, Becomes Patriots’ All-Time Leading Playoff Receiver

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman inked his name in the New England Patriots’ record book Saturday night. With two catches in the first half of New England’s divisional-round playoff game against the Houston Texans, Edelman became the Patriots’ all-time leader in playoff receptions with 70, breaking the franchise record of 69 held by former teammate Wes Welker. Here’s a look...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Wes Welker ready to retire? Receiver weighing his options

Wes Welker isn’t quite sure what he wants to do. The 35-year-old wide receiver is coming off a lackluster season with the St. Louis Rams in which he caught just 13 passes for 102 yards in eight games. He hasn’t reached the 1,000-yard receiving mark since the 2012 season. But pulling the trigger on retirement is easier said than done. So with the NFL regular season a little more...
Via NESN.com
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

A Cautionary Tale: Wes Welker

Wes Welker is about to suit up and play professional football again. How does that make you feel? The 34-year-old wideout signed with the St. Louis Rams Monday afternoon after the team concluded a desperate search for another receiver following the suspension of Stedman Bailey. Now, Welker has had a fine career: 12 years in the NFL, 890 receptions, 9,822 yards, and 50 touchdowns...
Via The Sports Post
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Wes Welker signs one-year deal with Rams

Free agent wide receiver Wes Welker has signed with the St. Louis Rams, the team confirmed Monday evening. Welker had worked out for the Rams earlier in the day and has apparently done enough to prove he is healthy and can still contribute. Over the weekend, Welker expressed a desire to continue his NFL career and said he is frustrated that no teams have given him a chance....
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Wes Welker sends funny tweet about his new life

There was once a time when free agent NFL wide receiver Wes Welker spent his Sundays and Mondays catching passes for some of the best teams in the AFC. Times have certainly changed for the 34-year-old, but at least he has a sense of humor about it. Welker’s wife, Anna Burns Welker, recently gave birth to twins. On Monday night, Welker sent a hilarious tweet that summarized how...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Packers have interest in Wes Welker?

By Rachel Wold Free agent wide receiver Wes Welker did not draw any interest on the open market during the first week of the new league year. However, reports are surfacing that the Green Bay Packers may have an interest in investing in the 34-year-old slot receiver. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport had this to say about a possible Welker-Green Bay matchup. One team to watch for...
Via Sportsnaut
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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