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NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS TEAM NEWS AND GAME RECAPS
PATRIOTS SAY THERE GOODBYES TO FAN FAVORITE WES WELKER, OR DO THEY??
(AP) Foxboro, MA - The New England Patriots said their goodbyes to fan favorite Wes Welker as he signed a new deal this offseason to catch passes from Patriots rival Peyton Manning. However, reports are now surfacing out of Denver that they are not happy with Welker and are looking to move in a new direction under new ownership. Senior ESPN analyst John Clayton is reporting that the Patriots have reached out to Broncos to see what it might take to reunite Tom Brady with his favorite target in Wes Welker. These talks are ongoing and its too early to report anything at this time but this is definitely something worth keeping an eye on as this story develops.
(AP) - Foxboro, NE - After his 1st game back with the Patriots, Wes Welker took some time to answer a few questions in his post game press conference as the Patriots head to Foxboro to face their hated rival the NY Jets and head coach klaximilian
Q: How valuable is it to have a guy like Tom Brady standing in the huddle, especially in the intense situations of a division game in a playoff like atmosphere.
Welker: Having Tom in there...he does a great job of making sure everyone is on the same page and putting their best foot forward going out there and playing well and doing what they can out there.
Q: How do you approach the young guys about what Tom Brady expects from his recievers?
Welker: You just talk to them. You can't just stick your toe in the water, you've got to jump right in and make sure you're ready to go and make things happen.
Q: What has Danny Amendola brought to the offense.
Welker: Danny is such a great player and such a great teammate. The guys is tough to cover...he runs some really good routes. Tom trusts him and they are kind of on the same page. He is another guy with great feet and he can really move around and do some great things out there.
Q: How does the playoff atmosphere that you will face taking on a divison rival such as the Jets translate to practices this week of preparation? Do you sense it?
Welker: Yeah, absolutely. We're really moving forward and we're going out there being good little foot soldiers. We are making sure we are going out there doing everything coach Belichick asks us to do.
Q: Is communication a big factor this week with all of the Jets blitz packages?
Welker: You definitely have to make sure you are on top of things...you definitely have to be on your toes and make sure that you're ready to go.
Thats all for now, thank you for joining us, The Patriots-Jets matchup in week 2 is sure to be a hard hitting affair.
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