Welker Down With Left Knee Injury; Patriots Fans Left Asking Why

Posted: 3rd January 2010 by Todd Civin in NFL
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With wideout Wes Welker being carted off the field with what appears to be a serious injury to his left knee, fans of the New England Patriots have already begun asking the question why. Why did coach Bill Belichick decide to play his starters in a near meaningless game? Why did we have to lose the heart and soul of our offense? Why have our playoff hopes been dashed for the second year in a row? With the Patriots driving down the field in the first quarter of their game with the Houston Texans, Welker, who entered the game with a league leading 122 receptions, caught a ball from quarterback Tom Brady in the left slot and ran for a first down before getting his foot caught in the Texans turf and immediately grabbing for his left knee. Welker was being covered by safety Bernard Pollard, tho ...

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