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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

Del Pilar's Mailbag: Wednesday edition

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
William Del Pilar answers your mailbag questions, including whether you should trade for Aaron Rodgers, start Big Ben or bench Tim Tebow.

MVP Meter: Receiving high praise

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
A pair of wide receivers get high praise from Jerry Rice in this week's MVP Meter.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
In this week's edition of "Five questions," Patriots color commentator and former WR Gino Cappelletti talked to PFW's Kevin Fishbain about Patriots WR Wes Welker and the secondary.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The mystery of which opposing receiver Jets CB Darrelle Revis will cover is always intriguing, and everyone wants to know if he will cover Wes Welker on Sunday.

Patriots players of the week: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 1:28 p.m. ET
Wes Welker had another huge game for the Patriots and he leads the league in receiving by a wide margin.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Patriots stock report: Week Three

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The running game and pass rush took a step back in the Patriots' Week Two loss to the Bills.

Patriots players of the week: Week Three

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offensive, defensive and special-teams players of the week from their Week Three loss to the Bills.

Welker ties record for longest reception

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker tied an NFL record for the longest pass reception with a 99-yard touchdown vs. Miami in the fourth quarter Monday night.

Welker says he is 'OK' after neck injury

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker left Saturday night's preseason game with a neck injury but said he was OK as he left the locker room.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Here's a player-by-player look at the Patriots from a fantasy perspective heading into 2011.

Not simple, nor necessary, for Pats to add a WR

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
While there might be cries for the Patriots to add a veteran wideout, it would be difficult for a free agent to learn the Pats' system because of the lockout.

Welker's joke falls flat

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker misfires with comments on the lockout.

Patriots positional analysis: Wide receivers

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
This is the third in a series of position-by-position looks at the Patriots' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. Today, we analyze the Patriots' WR situation.

Welker regrets joking about Rex Ryan

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker told the Boston Herald on Monday that he wishes he hadn't made multiple references to feet during a press conference leading up to the team's divisional playoff matchup vs. the Jets.

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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