Posts Tagged ‘wes welker’

Gridiron Gab Week One Preview: New England at Tennessee

Week one is a changing of the guard in Tennessee, as new QB Jake Locker takes over for the Titans as they play host to last seasons AFC Champs the Patriots and Tom Brady. It won’t be an easy task for the Titans to slow down Brady, as the Pats added Brandon Lloyd to the […]

Patriots WR Welker Says No Hard Feelings Over Not Getting a New Deal

The Patriots have been known to play hardball when it comes to negotiating contracts, so their All-Pro receiver Wes Welker says he is done thinking about it and says there are no hard feelings between him and the team. Welker has said he wants a long-term deal with the team. “The contract, and everything else, […]

Report: Patriots and WR Wes Welker Still Far Apart on a Deal

It sounds like the Pats and wide out Wes Welker are still far apart when it comes to trying to come to terms on a deal. Terry McCormick of the National Football Post reports that Welker and the Patriots are roughly $6 million apart with just over a week of negotiating time left for a […]

New England Not Making Any Progress to Sign WR Wes Welker

The Patriots recently reached a six-year, $54 million contract extension with tight end Rob Gronkowski but can’t get one done with Pro Bowl receiver Wes Welker. A source told James Walker of Thursday that there’s been “no meaningful progress” in recent weeks in contract talks between Welker and the Patriots. The 31-year-old Welker is […]

New England Owner Robert Kraft Wants WR Wes Welker to be a “Patriot for Life”

Patriots owner Robert Kraft hasn’t backed off his stance that he’d like to reach a contract agreement with receiver Wes Welker, going as far as to say he wants Welker to be a “Patriot for life” according to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald. Kraft spoke with NFL Network on Tuesday at the league meetings […]

Patriots Long-Term Talks with WR Wes Welker Going Nowhere

Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker signed his $9.5 million fanchise tender on Tuesday. Long term contract talks have gone in the opposite direction, Welker told Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald today. “There have been talks, but nothing that’s brightened anything at all,” Welker said. “It’s actually gotten worse.” When asked to define “worse,” Welker […]

Patriots WR Wes Welker Inks His Franchise Tender

Last month, Patriot wide receiver Wes Welker said he was “in no rush” to sign his tender, and two weeks ago said on ESPNBoston radio that he was leaning toward not taking part in the team’s June mini-camp. Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe reports that Welker announced on his Twitter feed that he did […]

Former Patriot Willie McGinest Blasts Wes Welker For Saying He May Hold Out

Ex-Patriots have been thoroughly conditioned  by coach Bill Belichick to put team first over personal goals at all times. So with all that said, it wasn’t a shock to hear NFL Network analyst Willie McGinest blast Wes Welker for saying he would probably not attend the team’s mandatory minicamp in May unless he receives a […]