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11 News Houston
O'Brien: 'Riley McCarron is the spitting image of Wes Welker'a good kid and he works hard,” Texans coach Bill O’Brien stated Tuesday afterno
11 News Houston / Posted 15 hours ago
a good kid and he works hard,” Texans coach Bill O’Brien stated Tuesday afternoon. “He’s the spitting image of (Wes) Welker, wearing number 83 and all. He’s smart and tough, he’s played through injury already with a sore thumb and still... Read more
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Boston Herald
Tom Brady sees an old friend across the sideline now in Mike Vrabelbetween the two fields. What were the former Patriots teammates talking about?
Boston Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
between the two fields. What were the former Patriots teammates talking about? Perhaps they were reminiscing about their awesome past, with three Super Bowl rings won together at the start of the Patriots dynasty. Or maybe Vrabel was complaining... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Julian Edelman credits Wes Welker for inventing his positionPatriots receiver Julian Edelman does many of the same things in New England’s
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
Patriots receiver Julian Edelman does many of the same things in New England’s offense that Wes Welker did from 2007 to 2012. And Edelman says that if not for Welker, Edelman may never have gotten the chance. Edelman, who played four seasons with... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Randy Moss Thinks ‘The Sky’s The Limit’ For Brandin Cooks With PatriotsThe Patriots only have one receiver in the franchise’s history to reach 1,500 y
New England Sports Network / Posted yesterday
The Patriots only have one receiver in the franchise’s history to reach 1,500 yards, Wes Welker, who notched 1,569 yards in 2011. Moss fell just short with 1,493 yards in his record-breaking 2007 season.Moss believes the key for Cooks in his first... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans love back-of-all trades Tyler Ervin's versatilitysingle play. Hopefully, I match up pretty good." Ervin gets plenty of advice f
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
single play. Hopefully, I match up pretty good." Ervin gets plenty of advice from offensive and special teams assistant Wes Welker, a former Pro Bowl slot receiver and kick returner. "Me and Wes, we talk so much," Ervin said. "I'm trying to get... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Preparing to Be a Pat: Brandin Cooks Determined Not to Waste Shot at GreatnessEngland, he was targeted frequently downfield in part because the team's other
Bleacher Report / Posted yesterday
England, he was targeted frequently downfield in part because the team's other options—Jabar Gaffney, Donte' Stallworth, Wes Welker, Ben Watson and Kevin Faulk—had limitations. The current Patriots have a much more gifted group of skill position... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Texans, Patriots tune up together for preseason gameup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O'Brien and two former players... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Texans and Pats ready to rumbleup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
Rutland Herald / Posted yesterday
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O’Brien and two former players... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Patriots tune up with the Texansup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
The Providence Journal / Posted 2 days ago
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special-teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O'Brien and his two former... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Patriots, Texans tune up with joint practiceup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
Lowell Sun / Posted 2 days ago
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O'Brien and two former players... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Texans, Pats tune up for preseason game with joint practiceup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O'Brien and two former players... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Texans, Pats tune up for preseason game with joint practiceup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O'Brien and two former players... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Texans, Pats tune up for preseason game with joint practiceup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O'Brien and two former players... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Texans, Pats tune up for preseason game with joint practiceup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O'Brien and two former players... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Texans, Pats tune up for preseason game with joint practiceup with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
up with Houston defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, who played for him from 2001-08 and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who spent 2007-12 playing for the Patriots. Belichick was very complimentary of O'Brien and two former players... Read more
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Boston Herald
Julian Edelman salutes Wes Welker as he embarks on coaching careerW.Va. -- The connection between the Patriots and Texans grew stronger over the
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
W.Va. -- The connection between the Patriots and Texans grew stronger over the offseason when the AFC South champions added Wes Welker to the coaching staff. Welker doesn’t have the glamorous title or responsibilities yet, but he is off to a good... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Bill O'Brien praises 'The Iowa Flash,' rookie Riley McCarrona good kid," O'Brien said. "He works hard. He's a spitting image of (assistant
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
a good kid," O'Brien said. "He works hard. He's a spitting image of (assistant coach and former NFL wide receiver Wes) Welker, wearing No. 83. He's done a good job. He's a smart kid. He's tough. "He's played through injury already, had a... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Patriots' Bill Belichick praises Texans coacheshad the opportunity to coach with him as much as I did. He helped me a lot." B
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
had the opportunity to coach with him as much as I did. He helped me a lot." Belichick was asked if he was surprised when Wes Welker wanted to get into coaching? O'Brien hired Welker this year as an offensive/special teams assistant. "No," he... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Patriots Connections Run Deep On Houston Texans’ Coaching Staffplayers: defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, special teams coordinator Larry Izz
New England Sports Network / Posted 2 days ago
players: defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, special teams coordinator Larry Izzo and offensive/special teams assistant Wes Welker, who is entering his first season as a full-time coach.Vrabel, a former linebacker who often was used at tight... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans' Braxton Miller has mild sprained anklefrom Ohio State has become more explosive and sharp in his cuts this year, lear
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
from Ohio State has become more explosive and sharp in his cuts this year, learning from former Pro Bowl slot wide receiver Wes Welker. Miller is currently dealing with a mild sprained ankle sustained against the Carolina Panthers. His outlook is... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Why Vince Wilfork Believes Tom Brady Is Greatest QB Of All Timegreat, but he doesn’t have the Jerry Rices. He doesn’t have the Randy Mosses an
New England Sports Network / Posted 8 days ago
great, but he doesn’t have the Jerry Rices. He doesn’t have the Randy Mosses anymore. And when he did have Randy Moss and Wes Welker, he broke the (single-season NFL) touchdown record. And he’s breaking (more) records with what he has.” Brady,... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Talking Texans: Stephanie Stradley and Football Outsiders' Rivers McCownso they can do it with the Texans. Or they made this or that change to the staf
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
so they can do it with the Texans. Or they made this or that change to the staff and roster and that will fix everything. Wes Welker was added to the staff as an offensive/special teams assistant. Which, without having any coaching experience,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Talking Texans: Stephanie Stradley and Football Outsiders Rivers McCownso they can do it with the Texans. Or they made this or that change to the staf
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
so they can do it with the Texans. Or they made this or that change to the staff and roster and that will fix everything. Wes Welker was added to the staff as an offensive/special teams assistant. Which, without having any coaching experience,... Read more
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New York Post
The time Tom Brady crushed Patriots in beer-chugging battledeath at Pebble Beach in 2015 by choosing to hit his golf ball off a 300-foot c
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
death at Pebble Beach in 2015 by choosing to hit his golf ball off a 300-foot cliff. Former teammate, and favorite target, Wes Welker witnessed Brady’s anger turn into elation when he came from behind to beat Welker in a die game, but refused to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NBA champion Draymond Green visits Dolphins camp, speaks to team about leadershipChip Kelly, the former Oregon and Philadelphia Eagles coach dropped by in the s
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 17 days ago
Chip Kelly, the former Oregon and Philadelphia Eagles coach dropped by in the spring and last year former NFL wide receiver Wes Welker, who played for Gase in Denver, was a guest, as was future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning. Green, a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
NBA champion Draymond Green visits Dolphins camp, speaks to team about leadershipChip Kelly, the former Oregon and Philadelphia Eagles coach dropped by in the s
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
Chip Kelly, the former Oregon and Philadelphia Eagles coach dropped by in the spring and last year former NFL wide receiver Wes Welker, who played for Gase in Denver, was a guest, as was future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning. Green, a... Read more
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11 News Houston
5 most important Texans for long-term success2. If Bill O’Brien is still the Texans head coach five years from now, one coul
11 News Houston / Posted 20 days ago
2. If Bill O’Brien is still the Texans head coach five years from now, one could only imagine that his former top receiver Wes Welker will still be on his staff in some way or another as a position coach or potentially offensive coordinator. If... Read more
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NFL.com
Cole Beasley excited to have Ryan Switzer on Cowboysthan our particular situation," Beasley said, per The Dallas Morning News. "The
NFL.com / Posted 20 days ago
than our particular situation," Beasley said, per The Dallas Morning News. "There's been so many guys like me, guys like Wes Welker who never got drafted. They weren't drafting short white guys. And part of my goal has been to push the position... Read more
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Boston Herald
John Farrell should learn some lessons from Bill Belichickregardless of your contract or your individual career stats. And the players wh
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
regardless of your contract or your individual career stats. And the players who have disappointed him — Adalius Thomas, Wes Welker, Randy Moss, Jamie Collins — have been cast aside. If Bill Belichick — OK, a Bill Belichick type — were managing... Read more
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11 News Houston
Who makes the Texans 53-man roster on offense?2. Miller was still working out the kinks as a project receiver before injury a
11 News Houston / Posted 22 days ago
2. Miller was still working out the kinks as a project receiver before injury and should see more success under new coach Wes Welker in 2017. Jaelen Strong might be the most disappointing receiver out of the bunch. Known for his tracking ability,... Read more
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11 News Houston
5 bold predictions for Texans training campratio in college, that’s still not a number that excites fans looking for a dee
11 News Houston / Posted 22 days ago
ratio in college, that’s still not a number that excites fans looking for a deep threat receiver. With the arrival of Wes Welker as a new coach, Fuller should be in luck to learn a thing or two about catching the ball. One of the lowest drop... Read more
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Island Packet
Watson heads into first NFL camp with ‘open mind, open book’taking it one thing at a time.” Such an attitude has quickly endeared him to H
Island Packet / Posted 23 days ago
taking it one thing at a time.” Such an attitude has quickly endeared him to Houston’s coaches, including new assistant Wes Welker – a former five-time Pro Bowler who caught passes from two future Hall of Famers in Peyton Manning and Tom... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
PFT Live returns Monday, with a vengeance(plus several interviews during the break, including sit-downs with Dak Prescot
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 25 days ago
(plus several interviews during the break, including sit-downs with Dak Prescott, Bruce Arians, Adam Gase, Rob Ninkovich, Wes Welker, and Drew Rosenhaus) helped fill the void, there was no replacement for three hours per day, five days per week,... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Wes Welker praises Deshaun Watson’s work ethic, demeanorNew Texans assistant Wes Welker had the unique experience of catching passes fr
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 27 days ago
New Texans assistant Wes Welker had the unique experience of catching passes from both Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. During a recent visit to PFT Live, I asked Welker for one thing he’s noticed about Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson that... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘I can’t worry if my brain is going to explode’NEARLY two years removed from his last NFL season, former Patriots wide receive
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
NEARLY two years removed from his last NFL season, former Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker is still adjusting to life on the sidelines. “The past year has been tough, because, ‘What do you do?’ You have nothing to do,” the new Texans... Read more
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The Providence Journal
Wes Welker brings competitive fire to Texans' coaching staffMark Daniels Journal Sports Writer MarkDanielsPJ BOSTON — Wes Welker needed so
The Providence Journal / Posted 28 days ago
Mark Daniels Journal Sports Writer MarkDanielsPJ BOSTON — Wes Welker needed something to satiate the competitive appetite that fueled him over the course of 12 NFL seasons. It took the former Patriots wide receiver about a year, but he thinks he... Read more
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CBS Sports
Wes Welker on his concussions: I'm not worried 'my brain is going to explode'Wes Welker played 12 NFL seasons and had his most productive stint during a six
CBS Sports / Posted 28 days ago
Wes Welker played 12 NFL seasons and had his most productive stint during a six-year stint in New England where he eclipsed 1,100 receiving yards five times. He last played in the league in 2015, when he appeared in eight games for the Rams. Now... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Wes Welker Says He Won't Live Worrying If His 'Brain Is Going to Explode'Former NFL wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered six reported concussions duri
Bleacher Report / Posted 28 days ago
Former NFL wide receiver Wes Welker, who suffered six reported concussions during his professional football career, said he can't live his life concerned his "brain is going to explode at any second." "I can't sit here and worry about it; I don't... Read more
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Boston Herald
Wes Welker, Rob Ninkovich and friends keep spirits high at celeb nightPatriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich, former NFL players Wes Welker, Seb­astian Vo
Boston Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich, former NFL players Wes Welker, Seb­astian Vollmer and Chris Gronkowski, and ex-Celtic Brian Scalabrine were slinging drinks at Del Frisco’s last night for hair-transplant specialist Dr. Robert Leonard’s annual... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Wes Welker doesn’t fear that his brain “is going to explode”Former wide receiver Wes Welker suffered at least six documented concussions du
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 28 days ago
Former wide receiver Wes Welker suffered at least six documented concussions during his 12-year NFL career, and he admits there were some things he’d do differently as a player, in hindsight. At the same time, he’s trying not to worry about what’s... Read more
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Boston Herald
Spirits high at celeb nightPatriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich, former NFL players Wes Welker, Seb­astian Vo
Boston Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich, former NFL players Wes Welker, Seb­astian Vollmer and Chris Gronkowski, and ex-Celtic Brian Scalabrine were slinging drinks at Del Frisco’s last night for hair-transplant specialist Dr. Robert Leonard’s annual... Read more
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SportingNews
Wes Welker isn't worried about 'brain exploding' despite concussion historyWes Welker spent 12 seasons in the NFL and was small for a wide receiver, which
SportingNews / Posted 29 days ago
Wes Welker spent 12 seasons in the NFL and was small for a wide receiver, which made his hits far more brutal. At 5-9 and 185 pounds, Welker sustained at least six concussions during his career. During the 2013 season, he had three concussions in a... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Cousins' big gamble among five best NFL training-camp storylinesreceiver Brandin Cooks, who has posted 1,000-plus yards in consecutive years. S
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 30 days ago
receiver Brandin Cooks, who has posted 1,000-plus yards in consecutive years. Since Randy Moss’s departure in 2009, Wes Welker and Julian Edelman have been the only Pats wide receivers to have 1,000-yard seasons (Rob Gronkowski, too, if you... Read more
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NFL.com
NFC East training camp preview: Key issues, players to watchthan having one. The second: Switzer could end up being an evolved version of B
NFL.com / Posted a month ago
than having one. The second: Switzer could end up being an evolved version of Beasley, like Julian Edelman was compared to Wes Welker. As a writer for the team's official site noted, Switzer is already pumping out routes "perfectly" from the slot,... Read more

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