Originally Posted by TonyR
It's funny how there was a thread on signing Welker earlier this offseason and the general consensus was against the idea. Now that it might happen the consensus seems to be going the other direction. This would be an interesting psychology study.
Fans just won't open themselves up for disappointment. Before Manning scheduled his visit to Denver, Bronco fans wanted to stick with Tebow because they didn't think Manning was a realistic option. Tempering your expectations keeps diehard fans sane, I think.