Why Can’t Wes Welker Find Work?

March 31, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A mere two years ago, Wes Welker was coming off a 118-catch, 1,354-yard Pro Bowl season with the New England Patriots. He's led the NFL in receptions on three separate occasions, and he's the only receiver in NFL history with five 110-catch seasons (nobody else has done it more than twice). 
But nobody seems to want Welker on their football team. He's received little to no interest on the free-agent market, at least based on a lack of media reports regarding his status as an unrestricted free agent. 
He was loosely linked to the Green Bay Packers a few weeks ago, per NFL Media's Ian Rapoport (via Bleacher Report's Zach Kruse) but Pro Football Talk's Michael David Smith reported Tuesday that "there’s been no talk at all about any team trying to sign him." Meanwhile, Troy Renck of The Denver Post doesn't think the Denver Broncos will be bringing him back. 
Sure, Welker is 33 going on 34 in May, and that's about the age receivers typically beg...

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