WES WELKER NEWS

Welker back on the field after suspension lifted

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Wes Welker is practicing for the first time since Labor Day. The Denver Broncos wide receiver was reinstated Wednesday after the NFL agreed to a new performance-enhancing drug policy. Welker's four-game suspension for offseason amphetamine use was essentially cut in half, and he'll be eligible to play Sunday at Seattle. Under the new rules, players...
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Wes Welker eligible to play Sunday after NFL

Wes Welker has just received official word of his reinstatement and is on his way to the Broncos' headquarters. The Broncos' slot receiver had two games of his four-game suspension dismissed after the NFL and the NFL Players Association reached an agreement on changes to the steroids policy on Wednesday. He was initially disciplined for violating the league's performance...
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Wes Welker reinstated by NFL, could play in Super Bowl rematch

It’s official. The NFL and NFLPA have finally agreed to a new drug policy, which means Wes Welker has been reinstated by the NFL. Welker will be out on the practice field at Dove Valley this afternoon, preparing with Peyton Manning and the rest of his Denver Broncos teammates. That means he could play this weekend against the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl XLVIII rematch...
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Wes Welker highlights formerly suspended players who will return to action in week 3

Wes Welker will return to the Denver Broncos lineup in week 3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)The NFL and NFLPA have reached an agreement on a new policy regarding substance abuse, including both recreational drugs and performance enhancing drugs. A joint announcement by the NFL and NFLPA is expected later today. The highlights of the new policy are per NFL Insider Ian Rapoport:-A higher...
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NFL, players union agree to new drug policy: Welker, Gordon have bans reduced

NEW YORK -- The NFL and the players' union have announced they have agreed on several key issues to transforming the league's steroid/PED policy, changes they agreed upon last week. The new policy includes HGH testing, which could be implemented by the end of the month. According to the joint statement, the NFL and NFLPA are "nearing an agreement on changes to the substance...
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Wes Welker, Stedman Bailey, Orlando Scandrick reinstated with new policy

Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, Rams receiver Stedman Bailey and Cowboys defensive back Orlando Scandrick are all eligible to return Wednesday under terms of the new policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Welker, Bailey and Scandrick were all suspended four games violating the league’s policy on PEDs and have been made eligible to return to the team this week after the...
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NFL, NFLPA announce agreement on new PED policy

The NFL and NFL Players Association have announced that they have agreed on a new PED policy. Besides the details of the agreement which we’ll get to in a second, the biggest takeaway from the announcement are the reduced suspensions that a few suspended players will receive. Under the agreement, Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick, and Stedman Bailey are reinstated and will be eligible...
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NFL, Union reach new drug policy allowing Welker and others to retrun

Getty Images The NFL and NFLPA have reached an agreement on a new drug policy which includes testing for HGH and neutral arbitration for appeals. Under the agreement which was announced on Tuesday suspended players Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick and Stedman Bailey will all be eligible to return to the field in Week 3. All three players previously had been suspended four games for...
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NFL and NFLPA agree to changes on Drug Policy; Wes Welker reinstated

The NFL and NFL Players Association have reached agreement on wide-ranging improvements to their policy on performance enhancing substances that include the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation of testing for human growth hormone within the next few weeks. The NFL and NFLPA are nearing an agreement on changes to the […]
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NFL Announces New Drug Policy

Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick and other NFL players have already been reinstated with the NFL’s new drug policy, which can be seen below: The NFL and NFL Players Association have reached agreement on wide-ranging improvements to their policy on performance enhancing substances that include the use of third-party arbitration appeals of positive tests and implementation […] The...
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Wes Welker Officially Back with Broncos

Wes Welker is eligible to play this Sunday, when the Denver Broncos head to Washington to play the Seattle Seahawks. Not the best matchup for a return. He will also have to battle Emmanuel Sanders for targets, who with 18, is tied with Demaryius Thomas for the team lead and his 185 yards is a team high. Peyton Manning will get the ball to whoever is open, so it is safe to...
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NFL and NFLPA finalize drug policy; players reinstated

After nearly two weeks of going back and forth on contractual language, the NFL and NFLPA have announced a new finalized drug policy. Under the new policy, the NFL announces that three players have been reinstated and they are: Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker, Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick, and Rams wide receiver Steadman Bailey. Per […]
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Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick Reinstated After Drug Suspensions

The Broncos’ Wes Welker and the Cowboys’ Orlando Scandrick are now eligible to play in Week 3 after both received four-game suspensions for testing positive for a banned substance. Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick, Steadman Bailey back at work today and eligible to play Sunday. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 17, 2014 The post Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick Reinstated...
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NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing

NEW YORK (AP) The NFL says it has reached an agreement with the players association on changes to its performance-enhancing drug policy, including the addition of human growth hormone testing. The league said Wednesday that under the new rules, three previously suspended players - the Broncos' Wes Welker, Cowboys' Orlando Scandrick and Rams' Stedman Bailey - will be...
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Patriots Week 3 Kickoff: Oakland Raiders

Last meeting: In 2011, the Patriots gave up 504 yards of offense yet still won 31-19. Wes Welker had...
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NFL, players union agree to new drug policy: Welker, Scandrick, Gordon bans reduced

NEW YORK -- The NFL and the players' union have finalized the drug policy changes they agreed upon last week. According to a joint statement, the new policy includes HGH testing, which could be implemented by the end of the month. Player representatives to the union also voted for changes to marijuana testing, classification for amphetamines, punishment for driving under the...
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Wes Welker fantasy value after being reinstated

The NFL and NFL Players Association announced on Wednesday that a new drug policy for the league has been passed. Changes to the policy regarding performance-enhancing drug use have been made, resulting in Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick and St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey being eligible to return […]
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Report: NFL, NFLPA agree on new drug policy

After several days of waiting, the NFL and NFLPA has agreed on a new drug policy, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Source: The @NFL and @NFLPA have reached an agreement on a new drug policy. Finally. Announcement coming. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 17, 2014 This will mean that players like Wes Welker and Orland Scandrick will certainly be back in action this...
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Welker And Gordon Benefit From New NFL Drug Policy

Welker And Gordon Benefit From New NFL Drug Policy: The NFL and Players Association have finalized the guidelines for the new Drug Policy. The new policy will be retroactive to the beginning of the season and benefit about 20 players under current suspension. Some of those players are Wes Welker who will join the Broncos immediately, Orlando Scandrick, Stedman Bailey and Josh Gordon...
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NFL and NFLPA have reached an agreement on a new drug policy

Finally the NFL and the NFLPA have reached an agreement with the drug policy.  According to Ian Rapoport the NFL and NFLPA struck a deal this morning.  Ian Rapoport ‏@RapSheet 35m Source: The @NFL and @NFLPA have reached an agreement on a new drug policy. Finally. Announcement coming. This is good news for Wes Welker […] The post NFL and NFLPA have reached an agreement on a...
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Report: Broncos WR Wes Welker To Be Reinstated By NFL Wednesday Morning

The NFL’s new drug policy will soon go into affect, which means a few important players are about to return to work. Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker is among those players who will be reinstated under the league’s new policy. Welker was serving a four-game suspension for a positive amphetamine test under the old policy. ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter reported that Welker...
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Report: Some NFL players reinstated after drug suspensions overturned

Reports have been surfacing for days the NFL and NFLPA are on the verge of passing a new drug policy that will overturn several current suspensions. For certain players that process has already begun, according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. The #NFL has begun informing players they've satisfied terms of suspensions and are reinstated, indication new drug policy finished. — Ed Werder...
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Report: Wes Welker, Orlando Scandrick & Others to Be Reinstated Immediately

The NFLPA And NFL have officially agreed on a new drug policy.  Josh Gordon will serve eight more games of suspension, but most of the others are free to return. NFLPA has begun notifying players of revamped suspensions from new drug policy. Officially it is now 10 games for Josh Gordon — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 17, 2014 Also, as already documented, Wes Welker...
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Report: Welker, Scandrick & Others to Be Reinstated Immediately

Josh Gordon still gets 10 game suspension but all the others will be eligible to play ASAP. NFLPA has begun notifying players of revamped suspensions from new drug policy. Officially it is now 10 games for Josh Gordon — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 17, 2014 Also, as already documented, Wes Welker and Orlando Scnadrick eligible to play this week now. About 7 players...
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Baltimore Ravens look to get back hidden gem with new drug policy

While Josh Gordon and Wes Welker’s fantasy owners wait for resolution on the NFL and NFLPA’s negotiations regarding revised drug-testing protocol, there are apparently roughly 20 players who would be eligible for a reduced or overturned suspension.  And one of them could be helping the Ravens, ASAP. Under-the-radar name likely to receive a reduced suspension: #Ravens S Will...
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