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Does Wes Welker Have Any Concussion Concerns About NFL Return? ‘Not At All’

There’s plenty of concern for Wes Welker’s healthy as he gets ready to return, but none of that concern is coming from Welker himself. The veteran wide receiver signed with the St. Louis Rams on Tuesday. Once Welker makes his debut with the Rams, it will be the first time he’s played in a game since Week 17 last season with the Denver Broncos. Welker hasn’t appeared in all...
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker not worried about his concussion history

Wes Welker is back in the NFL, and he’s not worried about his extensive history of concussions. “No, not at all,” Welker said Tuesday when asked if it concerned him. “Not at all. I’ve been cleared by the doctors and everything else and obviously I’m not going to try and look for contact and everything...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker’s return indicates that for some, the NFL is an addictive drug

My only question for Wes Welker: Why? Welker, who is returning to the NFL with the St. Louis Rams, spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since signing his deal with the team. And while he predictably batted aside questions about his extensive concussion history, he wasn’t able to clarify for me why exactly this is a worthwhile risk for a successful family man with so much...
Via This Given Sunday
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Wes Welker help Rams make playoff push?

Wes Welker is back. The 34-year-old wide receiver signed with the Rams on Monday. And it’s done. Wes Welker and the #Rams have agreed to terms, source said. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 9, 2015 The Rams signed Welker essentially to replace Stedman Bailey, who was suspended for four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Rams WR Stedman Bailey is...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  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...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wes Welker Works Out For St. Louis Rams With Eye On NFL Return

The St. Louis Rams must have been listening when Wes Welker expressed bewilderment over not having an NFL job. Welker worked out for the Rams on Monday, a source informed of the situation told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. The news comes just days after the free-agent wide receiver told Rapoport he was surprised no team has signed him yet this season. Welker had a very successful six...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wes Welker works out with Rams

Wes Welker has not played a snap in the NFL this season, but the veteran wide receiver has no interest in retiring. He worked out with another NFL team on Monday. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Welker worked out Monday with the St. Louis Rams. Over the weekend, Welker spoke to Rapoport about...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wes Welker still hoping an NFL team comes calling

Wes Welker hasn’t played an NFL snap since last December and missed nine games over his last two seasons with the Denver Broncos. But the 34-year-old free agent apparently has no interest in calling it quits. In an interview with NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, Welker said he’s reached out to a number of NFL teams and is a bit puzzled why he has yet to receive an offer. ...
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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