What a difference a year makes. The New England Patriots' wide receiver position is hardly recognizable. Out are the Wes Welkers, the Brandon Lloyds and the Deion Branches. In are the rookies and the veteran free-agent acquisitions. All of whom are just trying to catch on inside Gillette Stadium. Show More Summary
Like most teams, the New England Patriots experienced some major roster turnover this offseason, including the departure of stalwart WR Wes Welker. But is it possible the Pats are looking for a replacement for their leading scorer, kicker Stephen Gostkowski? On the surface, the notion seems far-fetched. Show More Summary
As NFL draft comparisons go, Wes Welker isn't a bad one. It might be a lazy comparison, but T.J. Moe has the potential to be a great slot receiver at the next level. Here are five things you should know about the Missouri product heading into draft day. Combine results courtesy of NFL.com. College stats courtesy of sports-reference.com. Begin Slideshow
The Patriots, who released Brandon Lloyd and lost Wes Welker in free agency, spent “about 25 percent” of their allotted pre-draft visits with wide receivers, ESPN’s Mike Reiss reported Thursday. California’s Keenan Allen and Southern California’s Robert Woods are among the receivers with whom the Patriots met, Reiss said. Both wideouts seem likely to be…
The New England Patriots are trying to completely overhaul the wide receiver position this offseason. Wes Welker signed with the Denver Broncos and Brandon Lloyd was cut, but the Patriots countered by signing Danny Amendola in free agency. Show More Summary
The New England Patriots will have two new starting receivers in 2013. The defending AFC East champs let Wes Welker walk in free agency and cut veteran Brandon Lloyd. The pair combined for 192 receptions, 2,265 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. New England will go with a receiver-by-committee setup next season to replace the lost production. Show More Summary
ProFootballTalk: Denver Broncos WR Wes Welker joins Erik Kuselias to discuss his decision to leave the New England Patriots. Welker believes there is a minimal difference between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. Aside from football, Welker has a horse in the Blue Grass Stakes next weekend on NBC.
How does each team look at wide receiver and what still needs to be done? Denver The Broncos made the biggest free-agency splash in the AFC West by signing New England slot machine Wes Welker. He has led the NFL in receptions over the past six seasons and is joining a quarterback, Peyton Manning, who has long had a connection with his slot receivers. Show More Summary
Here is a list, in my opinion, of the top 10 free-agent additions in the AFC West this year: 1. Wes Welker, WR, Denver: He has led the NFL in receptions the past six years, and he's a perfect fit in Denver. 2. Sean Smith, CB, Kansas City: He’s young, big and talented. Show More Summary
The Denver Broncos made a hell of a splash during the first week of free agency. Denver—coming off of a 13-3 regular season—signed WR Wes Welker, G Louis Vasquez, DT Terrance Knighton, CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and LB Stewart Bradley to contracts. Show More Summary
The Denver Broncos made an unexpected splash last week at the beginning of free agency by signing WR Wes Welker and four other veterans—CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, G Louis Vasquez, LB Stewart Bradley and DT Terrance Knighton. ItShow More Summary
The Denver Broncos front office has directed a powerful offseason thus far. The Broncos' top acquisition is undoubtedly the likes of former New England Patriots WR Wes Welker. However, other signings include OG Louis Vasquez, DT Terrance Knighton, LB Stewart Bradley and CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. Show More Summary
Last week, the Denver Broncos made headlines in free agency, bringing in free-agent wide receiver Wes Welker on a two-year, $12 million contract. Overlooked in much of the hoopla is the fact that Welker's signing likely marks the end of another player's tenure in Denver. Show More Summary
The New England Patriots might believe signing Danny Amendola was the right move to replace the departed Wes Welker, but it isn't quite that easy. Welker, of course, flew the coop for greener pastures when he signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Denver Broncos, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, per ESPN.com staff. Show More Summary
The Patriot Way may have backfired for Wes Welker, who inked a two-year, $12 million contract with the Broncos Tuesday, but it meant New England got a similar player for roughly the same price, but who also happens to be almost five years younger. Former Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola has agreed to a five-year deal worth $31 million, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Adam Schefter is reporting that Wes Welker is in serious talks with the Denver Broncos: Filed to ESPN: Broncos in serious talks, trying to hammer out an agreement with Patriots WR Wes Welker. Decision expected today. — Adam SchefterShow More Summary
ESPN’s Adam Schefter has caught wind of a game-changer: The Denver Broncos are in serious discussions with WR Wes Welker. This would be the teaming of the only NFL QB to ever win the MVP four times, with the only wide receiver with 100 receptions in five different seasons. For the New England Patriots, I [...]
While the NFL debates whether or not WR Wes Welker will return to the New England Patriots next year after becoming a free agent, there is another player that the team should be zeroing in on, CB Aqib Talib. After surrendering a fourth-round selection to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the trade deadline, Talib did [...]
In today's Three and Out: Mike Wallace could be at the front of a Dolphins WR revamp; Wes Welker is expected back to New England and Danny Amendola could have a new suitor... or not.
With the future of wide out Wes Welker uncertain with the Pats, the team is keeping an open mind about maybe adding Steelers free agent WR Mike Wallace. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald cites an agent in reporting the Patriots “have some interest” in Wallace. The Dolphins and Vikings are thought to be the [...]