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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

Welker says contract talks have 'gotten worse'

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker signed his franchise tender, worth $9.5 million, but he is not satisfied with the state of contract talks.

Patriots WR Welker signs franchise tender

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker signed his franchise tender on Tuesday. The tender is worth $9.5 million for the 2012 season.

Welker given franchise tag from Patriots

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The Patriots have used the franchise tag on WR Wes Welker, keeping the league's leading receiver on the roster for at least one more season.

When The Catch falls to the ground

Posted Feb. 28, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
If Wes Welker's Super Bowl non-catch had been a completion, it might have markedly changed the perception of several other participants in that game.

Free-agent scouting report: Patriots WR Wes Welker

Posted Feb. 19, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Wes Welker is expected to stay in New England, where his value is at its highest coming off a career year.

Patriots look to change luck in drafting WRs

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
Wes Welker had a tremendous season, but the Patriots still have a void at receiver, mainly on the outside, and they are expected to address it in the draft.

Re-signing Welker a top priority for Patriots

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
In recent years, the Patriots have successfully locked up Vince Wilfork, Tom Brady and Logan Mankins, and WR Wes Welker is likely next.

Giants' mistakes didn't hurt them, but Patriots' did

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 1:37 a.m. ET
Neither team played a clean game in Super Bowl XLVI. The difference? The Patriots' mistakes were more costly than the Giants' were.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
The Giants' corners will need to be physical against the Patriots' receivers like they were in Week Nine to throw off the Pats' passing game.

Fines handed out for Week 16 violations

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett was fined $30,000 for two illegal plays last weekend, and several well-known players were fined for breaking NFL uniform rules.

Week 12 Fantasy Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
PFW's Fantasy Players of the Week include Beanie Wells and Johnny Knox. Who else made the cut?

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
You can't talk about this game without talking about the best corner in the game against a receiver on pace for record numbers this season.

Patriots stock report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Patriots' third-down defense improved in Sunday's loss, but the stock is falling for the return game and QB Tom Brady.

Patriots players of the week: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 1:52 a.m. ET
The Patriots' passing game was productive in the second half, but there were few other highlights from Sunday's loss.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Giants' top corner, Corey Webster, could take Patriots WR Wes Welker out of the Patriots' game plan.


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.