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Wes Welker back at practice

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered a concussion on Aug. 23, ran routes and caught passes wearing a helmet during Monday’s practice. “Obviously, as I said all last week, he’s a guy that we’ll be cautious with, and our main concern is his safety,” head coach John Fox said. Welker incurred the concussion on a shoulder-to-helmet hit from Houston safety...
Via Sports-Glory
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker back at Denver Broncos practice

Welcome back, Wes. For Welker, arguably the greatest slot receiver in the history of the NFL, it was the first time he’d seen the field or worn a helmet since his latest concussion, August 23 against the Houston Texans. Despite his somewhat diminutive 5’9″ frame, Welker is one tough guy. He’s not contemplating retirement even with the three concussions in less than a year...
Via cover32 - Broncos
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker still going through the NFL’s concussion protocol

Ric Tapia/Icon Sportswire Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker is still going through the NFL’s concussion protocol, since he hasn’t been cleared for contact yet. Denver general manager Johny Elway says Welker is taking things slow. “One step at a time, still in the process, in (the) protocol. So, he’ll be out running around Monday and continue through the protocol, take it one...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

10 Last Minute Fantasy Football Draft Tips

If you have your fantasy football draft before next week's kickoff, here are 10 last minute tips, news, and notes to think about before clicking that Draft button. 1. Another concussion for Wes Welker In PPR formats, Welker has been a fantasy god for many years, but he has become a mere mortal after suffering his 3rd concussion in less than a year. I've watched his ADP...
Via Fantasy Football Nerd
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos Injury Update: Wes Welker engaged in pre-game warmups

The Denver Broncos have been receiving positive feedback from Wes Welker after he was concussed in the team's third preseason game by D.J. Swearinger. Ever since Welker was concussed there's been a lot of outcry from the public on whether he should retire or not. I even chimed in.  #453441756 / gettyimages.comJeff Legwold reported that Wes Welker was going through some...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Looks Like Welker Will Play Week 1

Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker ran some routes on the field before Denver's preseason finale on Thursday but still has multiple evaluations to clear in concussion protocol before he can be cleared to play Week 1 according to Jeff Legwold of ESPN.Fantasy Spin:Welker is on the right track in terms of returning to the field and its a great sign he felt well enough to fly with...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning fined $8,200 fr cursing out D.J. Swearinger

Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has been fined $8,200 for cursing out Texans safety D.J. Swearinger after he delivered a hit to Wes Welker that knocked him out of last week’s preseason game with a concussion. Peyton Manning notified by NFL he is fined $8,200 for taunting of DJ Swearinger. No appeal. Peyton: "I accept it. Money well spent." — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker not considering retirement following latest concussion

Wes Welker is not considering retirement from the NFL following his latest concussion. Welker suffered a concussion in the Broncos third preseason game against the Texans on Saturday following a hit from safety D.J. Swearington. “That’s not been brought up at all,” coach John Fox said. The now 33-year-old Welker has suffered three concussions in the last two seasons. He was...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos hopeful Welker will be ready for week one

The Denver Broncos are hopeful that Wes Welker will be ready to go for their season opener after suffering a concussion this weekend against the Texans. #Broncos hopeful that Wes Welker will be available for season opener. Will go through protocol, but there are some early positive signs — Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) August 24, 2014 Given Welker’s recent concussion history,  Denver...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Welker suffers concussion

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker suffered a concussion during Saturday night’s 18-17 loss to the Houston Texans, reports Mike Klis of The Denver Post. Wes Welker did suffer concussion said coach John Fox — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) August 24, 2014 Welker was hit by Texans strong safety D.J. Swearinger on a 11-yard pass.  Swearinger hit Welker with a combination of forearm...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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