// Wes Welker

What a Joke: Welker Clarifies Postgame Belichick Comment

I used to think that there was nothing lamer than having to explain a joke to someone. Then I read the story about Wes Welker explicating his jest in a postgame interview with CSNNE following his 13 catch, 104 yard outburst in a 31-21 Patriots win over the Denver Broncos.  I stand corrected. The media […]

Patriots Report Card: Week 5 vs. Broncos

The Red Sox have the Yankees. The Celtics have the Lakers. The Bruins have the Canadiens. And Tom Brady and the Patriots have Peyton Manning and the Colts Broncos. While the first three rivalries sometimes fail to live up to expectations, the Brady-Manning rivalry consistently delivers excitement and suspense. Brady vs. Manning, Round 13, went […]

Patriots Defeat Broncos 31-21 as Brady-Manning Rivalry is Reignited

The Patriots defeated the Broncos 31-21 on Sunday at Gillette Stadium to lock down their first home victory of the season. First Half The Broncos started off with the ball after winning the toss. Peyton Manning looked good in his return to Gillette as he led the offense down the field. Manning connected with Demaryius […]

Patriots-Bills Notes: Defense & Running Game Impressive, No Welker Conspiracy

The Patriots rallied from a 21-7 deficit in Buffalo to defeat their AFC East rival by a final score of 52-28.  The game started off well as the Patriots’ defense was able to force a punt on Buffalo’s first drive. The punt pinned the Patriots at their own 10 yard line, but that didn’t phase […]

Patriots Report Card: Week 3 vs. Ravens

Before Sunday’s New England Patriots-Baltimore Ravens game, noted actor (also Ravens linebacker) Ray Lewis said, “Revenge is a dish best served cold. We on fire tonight.” Facing a mind like that, the Patriots should count themselves lucky they just lost, as opposed to waking up tied to a chair in a basement somewhere. But lose […]

Patriots Lose Heart Breaker in Baltimore on Sunday Night

The Patriots dropped their second straight game due to a last second field goal. The Ravens won 31-30 when the kick apparently just went over the right upright. The Patriots struck first, opening up a 13-0 lead in the first quarter. Stephen Gostkowski kicked two field goals, one from 37 yards and one from 49. […]

Brady’s Nose Bloodied, but Patriots Defense Stifles Titans in 34-13 Win

The New England Patriots defeated the Tennessee Titans 34-13 on Sunday in sunny Nashville, Tennessee. In spite of a bloodied and possibly broken nose, Tom Brady performed as expected, completing 23 out of 31 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns. While the offense performed well, the defense of the Patriots is what really stood out […]

2012 Patriots’ Wide Receivers Review: Excitement & Intrigue

As the start of the 2012 regular season quickly approaches, one of the most interesting positions on this team is that of the wide receivers. In the 2011 season the Patriots finished out with a receiving corps consisting of Wes Welker, Deion Branch, Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater, and Chad Ochocinco Johnson. We all know how […]

Patriots Fall to Eagles in Second Preseason Game

Oh the brilliance of the NFL preseason. Four games broadcasted and covered by national media like they were being played in the middle of November. But unfortunately, when the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles suited up for their Monday night preseason showdown at Gillette Stadium, the lack of a full effort from both sides […]

Wes Welker Signs $9.5M Franchise Tender

Many movie moments could symbolize Wes Welker‘s decision to sign his $9.5 million franchise tender Tuesday and return to the Patriots for the 2012-13 season. Perhaps the Hulk destroying enemy ships in The Avengers. Or Dean Portman showing up at halftime of the JV-Varsity game at the end of Mighty Ducks 3. Really, any clip […]

Matt Light Made Patriots Offensive Line Much, Much Better

When the 2012 New England Patriots kick off their season in a few months, many of the faces will look familiar. Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski and Wes Welker will still be there, picking apart defenses. Jerod Mayo will still blow up any receiver foolhardy enough to run across the middle of the field. Stephen Gostkowski […]

Was Wes Welker’s Contract Dispute Avoidable?

On Wes Welker, let me be clear that regardless of his size, leaping ability or big play capability, I think I am in agreement with all Patriots fans – that I want this guy on the team. I also think the Patriots should come up with an offer that works for the Patriots. They have […]

Video: Wes Welker Stars in Depend Adult Diaper Commercial

What has Wes Welker done since the Super Bowl? Other than being slapped in the face with the franchise tag…not much. Well, except for this:

Patriots 2012 Off-Season Priorities: Wide Receivers

In an off-season that perhaps is even more exciting than last year’s lockout-shortened free agency period, the Patriots have plenty of needs.  None are bigger, however, than wide receiver and defensive end. Let’s first look at receiver. Last season, we saw a soon-to-be 33-year-old Deion Branch get even older right before our eyes, totaling only […]

Patriots Place Franchise Tag on Wes Welker

It was refreshing to hear Wes Welker discussion and not have it be about whether or not he should have caught that Brady pass in the 4th quarter of the Super Bowl. Monday, as was speculated, Wes Welker was given the franchise tag by the New England Patriots. The Patriots waited until the final hours […]