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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

They Said It: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Here are some noteworthy quotes from Patriots players and head coach Bill Belichick following their 41-14 victory over the Dolphins on Monday night.

Patriots MVP Meter: Week Four

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain presents a running meter that indicates the Patriots' top five MVP candidates through their most recent game.

Brady, Welker produce as Pats beat Bengals 38-24

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two of his three touchdown passes to Wes Welker, who returned from a serious knee injury, and led the New England Patriots to a 38-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

What can we expect from Welker?

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
The appearance of Patriots WR Wes Welker, who suffered a torn ACL and MCL in Week 17, in a preseason game has been a revelation. Now, where the heck do fantasy owners rank the guy?

Quick recovery: Welker back on practice field

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 2:46 a.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker passed his physical and was back on the practice field Sunday, catching passes from Tom Brady, only seven months after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Patriots place Welker, two others on active/PUP list

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker, who is coming off a torn left ACL suffered last December, has been placed on the active/PUP list by the team on Tuesday.

Grain of salt needed with offseason news

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
Although optimism reigns at this time of year, some perspective is needed, such as when Panthers LB Thomas Davis suffers his second ACL tear in seven months.

Patriots' Welker a surprise OTA participant

Posted June 02, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
Nearly five months removed from ACL and MCL surgery, Patriots WR Wes Welker unexpectedly participated in drills at the team’s OTA practices on Wednesday.

Welker, Martin: RFAs worth every penny

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 2:15 a.m. ET
Only 62 restricted free agents have changed teams in the past 17 years, and NFList looks back at a few particularly notable RFA signings from the past.

Patriots also in need at wide receiver

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
There is a belief that the Patriots are going to go with a defense-heavy draft, but another need position that might surprise people clearly is wide receiver.

Welker facing tough offseason rehab

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots have enough to worry about in Sunday's playoff game against the Ravens without WR Wes Welker, who will have a tough road back before next season.

Patriots place Welker on injured reserve

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Patriots officially ended WR Wes Welker's season by placing him on injured reserve Wednesday.

Belichick: Bad field contributed to Welker's injury

Posted Jan. 05, 2010 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said on his weekly radio show with WEEI in Boston that WR Wes Welker's season-ending knee injury was the result of a bad playing surface in Houston.

Patriots' Welker leaves field with apparent knee injury

Posted Jan. 03, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker appeared to injure his left knee before sustaining contact in the first quarter of the game against the Texans.


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.