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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
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Wes Welker rebukes retirement, should he?

One of the catalysts of the Denver Broncos’ passing offense has suffered a concussion. Normally, that would not make national headlines, but that person is Wes Welker. He is a high-profile name, but what makes that situation more tedious is that he suffered his third concussion in a ten month span. This is an awfully dangerous game to play. He has told Coach Fox that he has no...
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Broncos should save Welker from himself

Remember that column last week about how the Broncos should cut Andre Caldwell? Forget it. Frankly, the timing of that piece couldn’t have been worse. It seemingly took just a few minutes after it was published before word came down that Jordan Norwood, a near lock to make the Broncos’ final roster with a combination of wide-receiver skills and kick-returning ability, had suffered...
Via Mile High Sports
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Wes Welker doing “fantastic” concussion protocol

Broncos head coach John Fox claims that Wes Welker is doing very well with the concussion tests after suffering one last week against the Texans. Broncos coach John Fox says Wes Welker is doing "fantastic" in the concussion protocol. Lot of optimism from the team. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 26, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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John Fox: Welker retirement 'has not been brought up'

“Is it worth it?” That’s the question being debated in the wake of Wes Welker’s most recent concussion Saturday night, the third suffered by the Denver Broncos wide receiver in the last 10 months. Some in the media have implored the wideout to walk away, to retire from football before his brain is irreparably affected — if it hasn’t been already — by the constant...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Special "Concussion Helmet" May Have Saved Wes Welker's Career

Ever since Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker was laid out by Texans safety D.J. Swearinger fans have been concerned about his future. Yeah, it would be great to have him back, but the danger concussions pose have been widely publicized. As much as they want him on the field, they don't want his quality of life after football to suck.Many think he should call it a career...
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3 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...
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Broncos Injury Update: Wes Welker expected to play week one

Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker sustained a concussion the other night vs. the Houston Texans. Welker was able to get back to his feet and walk off under his own power, after taking a crushing hit from D.J. Swearinger. #454044994 / gettyimages.comAccording to Mike Klis, Welker is expected to be ready to for week one. In his tweet he goes on to say that that the "...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 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
4 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...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss
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