Wes Welker’s Not-So-Shocking Return

June 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Wes Welker is back doing what he loves to do. He is playing football for the New England Patriots. It may just be non-contact OTA’s, but look how far he has come since that dreadful January day in Houston.
Welker was making a routine cut against the Texans but his knee didn’t react in the routine way. He tore his ACL, though initially it was thought he tore his MCL as well. He knew his season was over as he sobbed on the bench into a towel. 
Little did we know the Patriots’ season was technically over that day as well. Without Welker, the Patriots struggled mightily on offense as they got pasted by Baltimore in the Wild Card round at home.
What would life be without Welker?
Odds were that he may have suffered a Brady-like injury and may miss at least half of the 2011 season. Which raised the question, who would replace Wes Welker?
Would Julien Edelman become the heir apparent?
People were talking like Welker may never play again...

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