The question for the New England Patriots all week was whether they should rest their starters to let them stay healthy, or let them play to get momentum heading into the playoffs. The Patriots took the gloomy snowfall in New England with them on Sunday when they played their starters, and lost not only the game, but one of, if not the key cog in their offense. Wes Welker held his knee in a manner eerily similar to Tom Brady's Week One injury of yesteryear. Just like yesteryear, Welker stared up from the ground, writhing in pain. Just like yesteryear, Welker was helped off the field by two trainers. Only difference is, no one struck Welker. He fell of his own accord, his tendons stretching like an accordion as his knee bent to the inside toward the turf. He wept on the sidelines, as he wat ...
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