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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

Five questions with Patriots correspondent Ian Rapoport

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 1:04 p.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 discussed the reaction to Sunday's brutal loss to the Browns and how Cleveland made ...

Patriots' 60-second rant: Offense needs to pick up the slack

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense has been bad all year, but now the Patriots' offense is sputtering, and that is not a good combination for a team that just suffered a bad loss to the Browns.

Receiver frustration hits stars hard

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
For Larry Fitzgerald, the Panthers' Steve Smith, Chad Ochocinco and Wes Welker, not catching passes at their normal rates has led to some frustration.

Without Moss, Brady losing fantasy mojo

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
While the Patriots did not think they needed Randy Moss to be a good football team, it's becoming clear that Tom Brady needed him to be a top-tier fantasy quarterback.

Patriots PK Gostkowski leaves game; return is questionable

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Patriots PK Stephen Gostkowski left Sunday's game vs. the Browns with a thigh injury. His return is questionable.

Patriots fantasy focus

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
In this week's fantasy focus, we take a look at some of the Patriots who have disappointed since the Randy Moss trade, and which players are a safe bet for this week's game against the Vikings.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Eight

Posted Oct. 27, 2010 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice says owners of the red-hot Darren McFadden won't be leaving this week's most intriguing player — and this season's breakout fantasy player — out of their lineup in Week Eight.

Patriots MVP Meter: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 25, 2010 @ 3:39 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 Oct. 22, 2010 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady may not be the safe bet to start for fantasy purposes that he usually is going against the Chargers this week.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week Seven game between the Patriots and Chargers:

Patriots MVP Meter: Week Six

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:47 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.

Report: Patriots readjust WR Branch's contract with Welker's extension in mind

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Deion Branch reportedly has agreed to adjust the final year of his contract a couple days after rejoining the Pats.

Can Welker produce without Moss?

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 6:19 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, WR Wes Welker is the choice.

Patriots by the numbers: short-range passing game

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
How will the Patriots' offense survive without Randy Moss? It will keep doing what it's best at: excelling at the short-range passing game.

Patriots need deep threat to emerge now

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
What the Patriots' offense must do to thrive without Randy Moss and how his departure will impact them after 2010.


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.