Wes Welker: WR Would Be Wise to Re-Sign with New England Patriots

March 6, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Wes Welker is a fine receiver, but his value would diminish greatly if he left the New England Patriots this offseason.
The Patriots have until March 12 to re-sign Welker before he hits free agency. 
Check that. Welker has until March 12 to re-sign with the Patriots.
It seems preposterous to say Welker wouldn't have a multitude of options if he became a free agent. He's racked up more than 100 catches and more than 1,000 yards in five of his six seasons in Foxborough.
But the reality is, he doesn't have a multitude of options.
ESPN's Ed Werder reported on SportsCenter on Tuesday that Welker would have "minimal" suitors if he hit the market this offseason, per Rotoworld.com. And it's not hard to figure out why.
Welker turns 32 years old in May. That's significant considering he's a slot receiver who has relied on his speed throughout his career to make up for his 5'9", 185-pound frame. It doesn't help that he's never had exceptional hands.

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