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The 'Wheelin' and Thielen in Minnesota' quiz

There are two ways an NFL receiver can draw comparisons to Randy Moss: by making Joe Buck totally disgusted, live on air, or by putting up ungodly, rarely seen receiving numbers. Luckily for Adam Thielen (and Joe Buck), the Vikings wideout is doing the latter.On Sunday, in a battle of surprise NFC heavyweights, Thielen burned the Rams' secondary for a 65-yard touchdown on the way...
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

15 biggest disappointments of NFL Week 8

Week 8 started on Thursday night with a blowout win for the Baltimore Ravens. The rest of the week produced games that were closer, with the Houston-Seattle game delivering a particularly awesome ending. The Jaguars had the week off, which means at least one quarterback was spared an embarrassing game. But between special teams, poor rushing attacks, and some quarterbacks, there...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 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
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’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 still...
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. Perhaps...
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 different...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Wes Welker’s Horse “Undrafted” Comes in Second in Pre-Kentucky Derby Race

We all know that wide receiver Wes Welker is a fan of the Kentucky Derby. However, this year Welker may have a horse in the race. Literally. Welker almost claimed a first place finish with his horse named “Undrafted” in the pre-Kentucky Derby race. Unfortunately, the horse lost by a hair. Courtesy: TMZ Considering second place pays off, Welker is still a winner. Will he be cascading...
Via Sportsnaut
May 02, 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 action...
Via Sportsnaut
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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