With Julian Edelman, the Patriots Will Be Fine Without Wes Welker

Posted: 5th January 2010 by Colin Linneweber in NFL
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The revived Houston Texans defeated the New England Patriots, 34-27 this past Sunday in Reliant Stadium. á The Patriots (10-6) loss to the Texans (9-7) in the regular season finale will ultimately prove to be meaningless. á However, the severe injury that Pro Bowl wide receiver Wes Welker suffered this weekend will be a substantial obstacle for the Patriots to overcome. á Welker, 28, a two-time second-team All-Pro selection who is the only player in NFL history to record at least 110 receptions in three consecutive seasons, tore both the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his left knee after he caught a pass from quarterback Tom Brady in the first quarter. á Welker is out indefinitely and his status for the 2010 season is currently in jeopardy as well. á Desp ...

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