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Wes Welker

Wes Welker - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 185 lbs.
Birthday 05/01/1981
Birthplace Oklahoma City, OK
College Texas Tech
Years played 10

Week 17 WR tips: Welker could feast on Dolphins

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Wes Welker usually comes up big when facing the Dolphins, making him a strong Week 17 play.

WR fantasy tips: Nelson could be a big point producer

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
Jordy Nelson is healthy and should start with a quality matchup, while Pats and Colts receivers could have big weeks in a shootout, according to our late-week fantasy WR tips.

Key matchup: Patriots wide receivers vs. Seahawks cornerbacks

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
Dan Arkush focuses on the Patriots' wide receivers vs. the Seahawks' cornerbacks in the New England-Seattle battle at CenturyLink Field.

Week Four fantasy tips: WRs

Posted Sept. 27, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
PFW's late-week fantasy tips have Randall Cobb and Wes Welker set for big weeks, while Jeremy Maclin is a better option than DeSean Jackson.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets are tied atop the AFC East with records of 2-1, and the Patriots are below .500 for the first time in nine years.

Week Three fantasy tips: WRs

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
PFW's late-week fantasy WR tips say things look good for wide receivers in New England, and the Bengals have a number of quality options.

These players would make intriguing Olympians

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
It can be fun to think about which current NFL players might make great Olympians. We investigate the possibilities.

Fantasy points to be had in Foxborough

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots can cause problems for fantasy owners with so many weapons, but the offense is good enough for owners to load up on Pats.

Patriots WR Welker had hair transplant

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker has had a hair transplant and will appear in ads for the Rhode Island doctor who performed it.

Biggest regrets: These 2012 moves will be rued

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
These will be the 10 biggest regrets when we look back at moves made in 2012.

Deadline passes for signing franchised players to long-term deals

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Several players will have to play 2012 under the franchise tender after the deadline for signing long-term extensions passed.

Insider: Harbaugh should be 'frustrated' with Ravens' roster

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
An NFL insider said there is only average offensive talent in Baltimore, and Jim Harbaugh should be frustrated with the state of the Ravens' roster.

Report: Welker, friends involved in scuffle

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker reportedly was involved in a scuffle with security guards in Aspen, Colo.

Big-spending offseasons loom for Patriots

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Wes Welker was the Patriots' top free agent this offseason, but big contracts for members of their '10 rookie class are coming sooner than you think.

Welker says he misspoke on contract talks with Patriots

Posted May 19, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Despite a contract dispute, Patriots WR Wes Welker will be in Foxborough on Monday for the start of the team's OTAs.  

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
The Denver Broncos have found a new target for Peyton Manning, agreeing to a two-year deal with Welker. Broncos boss John Elway announced the move through his Twitter account on Wednesday. Said Elway: "Excited to have Wes join the Broncos. His production & toughness will be a great asset!"||||||| Welker is the premier slot receiver in the league, catching 118 passes for 1,354 yards and six TDs last season. He developed quite a rapport with Tom Brady during his time with the Patriots and the two became good friends.
Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Welker had eight catches for 117 yards and the Pats' only TD in Sunday's conference title game loss.||||||| Welker had 16 receptions for 248 yards in two postseason games this season.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Welker caught eight passes for 94 yards and a score in New England's win against Miami on Sunday.||||||| Welker finished the season with 118 catches - the fifth time in six seasons he's caught at least 111 passes.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Welker had 10 catches for 88 yards and a touchdown in New England's win over Jacksonville on Sunday.||||||| It was his fourth game with at least 10 catches this season.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Welker had 12 catches for 103 yards and a score in Sunday's win over Miami.||||||| Welker tied Jerry Rice's NFL record by making at least 10 receptions for the 17th time. He had 12 catches for 103 yards and a score.

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