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Denver Broncos

Position
WR
 
Jersey
83
Name  Wes Welker
Born  5/1/1981
Height  5-9
Weight  185
College  Texas Tech
12/8/2014 11:21:00 AM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker led the team with six receptions for 82 yards.
Insight: It's been a long time since Welker led the Broncos receiving corps and it wasn't a great day for any Denver receiver.
 
11/24/2014 12:05:00 PM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker was actually sighted catching a touchdown pass.
Insight: That's as rare as spotting a Yeti. It was just his second score of the season. The problem is that Emmanuel Sanders has taken over the Welker role ,so the real Welker, has become a non-factor for fantasy owners.
 
Cold11/10/2014 9:54:00 AM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker (back) was on the field Sunday against Oakland, but barely visable.
Insight: The problem is that Emmanuel Sanders has taken over the Welker role so the real Welker has become a non-factor for fantasy owners.
 
Cold11/9/2014 3:02:00 PM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker (back) is active for Sunday.
Insight: The real problem is that Emmanuel Sanders is the "move-the-chains" guy not Welker and Welker has become a non-factor for fantasy owners.
 
11/5/2014 2:37:00 PM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker (back) is practicing on Wednesday.
Insight: He is now on track to suit up for Week 10. Welker is considered day-to-day for now.
 
Cold11/3/2014 9:21:00 AM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker saw eight targets, but caught just three for 31 yards.
Insight: Welker's possession receptions are going to Emmanuel Sanders and it's killing his fantasy value. At this point, Welker is not a fantasy starter.
 
Cold10/24/2014 9:28:00 AM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker's best contributions Thursday noght didn't include catching the ball.
Insight: He blocked well on flanker screens and recovered an Emmanuel Sanders fumble late in the game. Welker is the fourth option these days behind the "Thomas Brothers" and Emmanuel Sanders, so his fantasy value is limited.
 
10/20/2014 10:42:00 AM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker caught his first touchdown pass of the season Sunday night against the 49ers.
Insight: Welker is the fourth option these days behind the "Thomas Brothers" and Emmanuel Sanders, so his fantasy value is limited.
 
9/22/2014 11:20:00 AM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker returned to the field Sunday, catching six balls for 60 yards.
Insight: Welker should become a bigger part of the offense as time goes by and Peyton Manning remembers how easy it is to complete passing the the slot receiver. His return may also open up space for Demaryius Thomas who has been frustated over the first few weekends.
 
9/12/2014 8:05:00 PM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker may be able to play this weekend upon being reinstated after the NFLPA approved the terms of the new drug policy.
Insight: The biggest changes in the new policy is HGH testing and a higher threshold for a positive marjuana test. If finalized by Sunday, Wes Welker and Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick will be reinstated and available to play this week if there teams decide to activate them. Cleveland's Josh Gordon's suspension is 10 weeks. The NFL and NFLPA met to discuss reforms to the substance abuse policy, but the sides did not come to an agreement on Friday. NFL.com's Albert Breer has previously called this Sunday a "soft deadline" in the negotiations. Either way, Welker will not be playing this week.
 
9/5/2014 7:32:00 PM
Description: Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports "there's no chance" that any of the suspended players that violated the substance abuse policy will be suiting up this week.
Insight: The NFL and NFLPA met to discuss reforms to the substance abuse policy, but the sides did not come to an agreement on Friday. NFL.com's Albert Breer has previously called this Sunday a "soft deadline" in the negotiations. Either way, Welker will not be playing this week.
 
9/2/2014 9:49:00 PM
Description: The NFL suspended Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker four games for violating the substance abuse policy, but The Denver Post's Mike Klis reports the team believes Welker will be able to play Week 1.
Insight: ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that Welker tested positive due to taking amphetamines. Welker is not supposed to be reinstated until Week 6, but the Broncos have already said Welker is likely to play Week 1 because "suspensions are never announced this late in the week" with the "game plan" already "in place". It's not exactly late in the week especially since Monday was a holiday, but definitely check back this week to see an updated status on Welker.
 
8/28/2014 9:23:00 PM
Description: Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker ran some routes on the field before Denver's preseason finale on Thursday but still has multiple evaluations to clear in concussion protocol before he can be cleared to play Week 1 according to Jeff Legwold of ESPN.
Insight: Welker is on the right track in terms of returning to the field and its a great sign he felt well enough to fly with the team but like Legwold reported, the receiver has a long way to go. Stay tuned.
 
8/26/2014 9:30:00 PM
Description: According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, Broncos coach John Fox said Wes Welker is doing "fantastic" in the concussion protocol.
Insight: Welker has sustained three concussions since Nov. 17. He'll need to be symptom-free by next Monday to be eligible to return to a full practice in time for the Sept. 7 season opener and it looks like he's going to be ready. However, he's extremely risky because one hit could end his career. Emmanuel Sanders will get a huge boost in fantasy value, as will rookie Cody Latimer to a lesser extent, if Welker goes down.
 
8/25/2014 9:27:00 PM
Description: Broncos coach John Fox says receiver Wes Welker (concussion) hasn't said anything about retirement, according to Jeff Legwold of ESPN.com.
Insight: Welker has sustained three concussions since Nov. 17. He'll need to be symptom-free by next Monday to be eligible to return to a full practice in time for the Sept. 7 season opener. If Welker cannot play, Emmanuel Sanders will get a huge boost in fantasy value, as will rookie Cody Latimer to a lesser extent.
 
8/24/2014 4:38:00 PM
Description: Broncos receiver Wes Welker was diagnosed with another concussion after Saturday's preseason game.
Insight: Welker caught a pass over the middle and took a shoulder to the head from Texans safety D.J. Swearinger. The 33-year-old sustained two concussions late in the 2013 season and missed three games. Emmanuel Sanders and Julius Thomas will see more targets if Welker is out.
 
3/17/2014 1:31:00 PM
Description: Denver exercised its 2014 option on receiver Wes Welker.
Insight: Welker figures to improve on last year's numbers (73-778-10). He'll be more familiar with QB Peyton Manning and the loss of Eric Decker won't be completely compensated for by the addition of Emmanuel Sanders. Welker also missed three games due to a concussion.
 
1/12/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: Denver receiver Wes Welker is wearing a specialized helmet in today's game against San Diego. Welker has suffered two concussions this season and hasn't played since December 8th. SOURCE: Vic Lombardi, CBS4 Denver
Insight: The helmet looks gigantic. It's a necessary precaution, however, as another head injury could end Welker's career. He only caught three passes for 21 yards when these teams squared off in Week 10.
 
1/6/2014 11:35:00 AM
Description: Bad news for the Chargers secondary, Broncos wideout Wes Welker was cleared last week to play in the Divisional Round of the playoffs.
Insight: Welker had missed the past three games with a concussion. Though the 778 yards he recorded this year were his fewest since 2006, Welker's 10 touchdown receptions in 2013 were a career-high. Welker, Demaryius Thomas, Eric Decker and Julius Thomas make a formidable receiving corps.
 
12/29/2013 1:20:00 PM
Description: Confirming an earlier report, Broncos wideout Wes Welker will be back for the team's first playoff game in two weeks. SOURCE: ESPN
Insight: Welker has missed the past three games with a concussion. He practiced on a limited basis this week and should get full reps during the team's upcoming bye week. Though the 778 yards he recorded this year were his fewest since 2006, Welker's ten touchdown receptions in 2013 were a career-high.
 

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