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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 fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Cold, windy weather and a tough Bears defense could make things difficult for the Patriots' offense and for fantasy owners who have reaped the benefits of their recent offensive surge.

Patriots-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Bears CB D.J. Moore has shown a knack for making big plays, but he still has only 15 games under his belt, and the Patriots could be tempted to test him on Sunday.

Patriots MVP meter: Week 13

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Tom Brady remains not only the Patriots' MVP, but far and away the leading candidate for the league MVP award.

Patriots-Jets matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Patriots WRs Wes Welker and Deion Branch have been on fire of late but will face a big challenge against Jets CBs Antonio Cromartie and Darrelle Revis.

Edelman has to wait for time on the field

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Julian Edelman has rarely been used on offense this season after looking good replacing an injured Wes Welker in the preseason and last year's playoff game because of too many other weapons on offense.

Five questions with Patriots correspondent Ian Rapoport

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Each week throughout the season, we'll ask our Patriots correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport five questions about the Pats. This week, Ian looks ahead to the big Monday-night game against the Jets and says the defensive line ...

Patriots MVP meter: Week 12

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Tom Brady continues to be a top candidate for the league MVP as CB Devin McCourty makes it into this week's Patriots MVP meter.

Welker, Brady return to fantasy star status

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
For a while it looked like Wes Welker and Tom Brady might have lost their spots among the fantasy elite. But after Thursday, it has become clear that they have reclaimed them.

Candidates vary for comeback award

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush takes a close look at the potential candidates for the Comeback Player of the Year award and questions why certain players are even considered for the award.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The way the Patriots' offense has been clicking the past two weeks, there are a lot of worthy fantasy players to start, especially  against the Lions.

Patriots MVP meter: Week 11

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
Tom Brady proved against the Steelers why he is a top fantasy QB by making his wide receivers better. He could have another big week against the Colts, but also look to RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis to get fantasy points against ...

Patriots MVP meter: Week 10

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates up through their most recent game.

Patriots continue success following a loss

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
The Patriots followed an embarrassing loss to the Browns by dominating the Steelers on Sunday night, giving Bill Belichick a 23-2 record in the game after a loss since 2003.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
You should avoid the Patriots' backs this week, but QB Tom Brady and his receivers could finally regain their offensive prowess against the Steelers' pass defense.


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.