Wes Welker signs a lucrative new $9.5 million tender offer from the Patriots

5/15/12 in NFL   |   KurtKingsley   |   1856 respect

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Wes Welker has inked a new deal with the New England Patriots. The coveted wide receiver, Wes Welker told media on Tuesday that he had signed in a $9.5 million tender offer from the New England Patriots. Wes Welker also informed that the deal made him New England Patriots’ franchise player.
 
The 31-year-old, Wes Welker first came up with the announcement on Twitter. Wes Welker told his Twitter fans that he loved the game of football and his New England Patriots’ teammates. Wes Welker also tweeted that he hoped achieve a successful career with the New England Patriots in the future. Wes Welker added, “… hopefully doing the right thing gets the right results.”
 
The former Miami Dolphins wide receiver, Wes Welker was in superb form for the New England Patriots last season. Wes Welker caught more passes than anyone in the NFL last season.
 
However, Wes Welker’s season ended with disappointment as the veteran could not come up with a reception that would have won the New England Patriots the Super Bowl against the New York Giants.
 
The nine-year veteran, Wes Welker has spent the last five seasons with the New England Patriots. Last season, Wes Welker became received the most receptions in the league for the third time in his career.
 
Wes Welker’s performance from last season was also the best ever recorded in AFC. Wes Welker also made a franchise record by receiving 1,569 yards on 122 catches along with a career-high of nine touchdowns.
 
In the five seasons Wes Welker has spent with the New England Patriots, he has only once caught lesser than 111 passes in a single season. Back in the 2010, Wes Welker caught 86 passes which is still impressive.
 
Wes Welker has spent most of his career with the New England Patriots. In the five seasons Wes Welker has been with the New England Patriots he has recorded 554 receptions, 6,105 yards and 31 touchdowns. Wes Welker has produced such statistics in 77 appearances for the New England Patriots.
 
Wes Welker entered the NFL through the San Diego Chargers in 2004, however after playing just a single game he moved to the Miami Dolphins in the same year. After the 2004 season, Wes Welker spent two more seasons with the Miami Dolphins before being traded off for a couple of draft picks to the New England Patriots in March 2007.
 
Ever since his transfer, the Texas Tech product, Wes Welker has been in impressive form for the New England Patriots. The four-time Pro Bowl choice, Wes Welker become the second receiver to catch at least 120 passes in two different seasons, which is a big achievement.
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