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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

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
In Week 13, Deion Branch and Wes Welker each scored a touchdown, despite going against Jets CBs Darrelle Revis and Antonio Cromartie. In the playoffs, those matchups will be key for each team to win.

Welker, Branch inactive for Pats' season finale

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The Patriots aren't going to mess around in this year's season finale, as they ruled WR Wes Welker inactive.

Patriots fantasy focus: Week 17

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
With the No. 1 seed locked up, don't expect a whole lot of fantasy numbers from the Patriots. TE Rob Gronkowski could be your best option.

Injuries may change Belichick's Week 17 strategy

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, head coach Bill Belichick is the choice.

Pats WR Welker named Ed Block Courage Award recipient

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker was selected by his teammates as the 2010 recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award.

Patriots MVP meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
In this week's Patriots MVP meter, Tom Brady remains No. 1 and ILB Jerod Mayo returns to the meter after a big game against Buffalo.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Following a win over the Packers that did not please head coach Bill Belichick, expect the Patriots' offense to go all out in the team's bid for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Patriots MVP meter: Week 15

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The offense hit a speed bump in Sunday night's win over the Packers, but Tom Brady remains the Patriots', and the league's, top MVP candidate.

Patriots-Packers prediction

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects Sunday night to be the Patriots' sixth win in a row, but they may not score as much as they have against a good Packers secondary.

Patriots-Packers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 15 game between the Patriots and Packers: the Patriots' passing game vs. the Packers' secondary.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The way the Patriots' offense has been rolling, even against top defenses, it's hard to bench any of their offensive players. Heck, even their defense is not a bad start.

Patriots by the numbers: Offensive surge

Posted Dec. 17, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Let's take a look at how the Patriots' top players have stepped up their game during the streak, by the numbers.

Patriots MVP meter: Week 14

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Patriots' offense continues to click, and Tom Brady's success is allowing a pair of veteran receivers to have big seasons.

Mother Nature no match for Brady's Patriots

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
With snow, sub-zero wind chills and high winds, most teams would go to the ground. Not Tom Brady's Patriots, who manhandled the Bears 36-7 at Soldier Field.

Shades of ’07 in Brady’s recent surge

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Tom Brady had one of the best fantasy seasons of all-time in 2007, throwing a record 50 TD passes. Recently, he has looked every bit as good as the guy who won the MVP three years ago.


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.