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WES WELKER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Julian Edelman credits Wes Welker for inventing his position

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman does many of the same things in New England’s offense that Wes Welker did from 2007 to 2012. And Edelman says that if not for Welker, Edelman may never have gotten the chance. Edelman, who played four seasons with Welker, spent time with Welker again this week because the Patriots and [more]
Via Pro Football Talk
3 days ago

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
January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Wes Welker on playing in the NFL: ‘I haven’t shut the door’

Ever so reluctantly it would appear that free agent wide receiver Wes Welker is beginning to accept his fate as an eventual retiree in the NFL. Although, if another opportunity came knocking, he might just answer the door. "I'm more on the side of retirement than I am on playing, but I haven't shut the door," Wes Welker told @JoeRoseShow about retirement. — Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly...
Via Sportsnaut
June 08, 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 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 like that, but I’m not thinking about it either. I’m out there...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 11, 2015  |  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
November 10, 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

Wes Welker cleared to continue career by concussion expert

By Jesse Reed Wes Welker is officially back on the NFL’s free agent market after being cleared to play by leading concussion expert Dr. Stanley Herring, per Mike Klis of 9News in Denver. Welker’s career had been in doubt after the scrappy slot specialist suffered a handful of concussions the past couple of years. Now that he has a clean bill of health, Welker is ready for...
Via Sportsnaut
April 30, 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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