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Old 03-09-2013, 10:34 AM   #34
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Originally Posted by BroncosfanGuy View Post
I disagree. Welker is a possession WR who isn't going to stretch the d vertically. The Pats have 2 TEs that can do that--Hernandez is a fine slot WR too. They don't have a vertical threat though. Wallace is one of the elite vertical guys in the league and he's in his prime. Welker is a very good possession slot WR, but he's aging and the Pats have guys who can stretch the d horizontally. Wallace and Welker are apples and oranges at this point.
Spot on. The Pats need a WR who can stretch the field. Welker didn't come alive until the injuries to Hernandez/Gronkowski. I can see Welker wearing a different uniform if someone pays him. If not, he'll go back for a lot less money.

There's going to be a bidding war for Wallace. Dolphins really want him.
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