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Wes Welker

Welker with the Denver Broncos
No. – Free agent
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-05-01) May 1, 1981 (age 35)
Place of birth: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Oklahoma City (OK) Heritage Hall
College: Texas Tech
Undrafted: 2004
Career history
San Diego Chargers (2004)
Miami Dolphins (2004–2006)
New England Patriots (2007–2012)
Denver Broncos (2013–2014)
St. Louis Rams (2015)
Career highlights and awards
5× Pro Bowl (2008–2012)
2× 1st-team All-Pro (2009, 2011)
2× 2nd-team All-Pro (2007, 2008)
3x NFL receptions leader (2007, 2009, 2011)
NFL record 99 yard touchdown reception
Mosi Tatupu Award (2003)
2x 1st-team All-Big 12 (2002, 2003)
Career NFL statistics as of 2015
Receptions: 903
Receiving yards: 9,924
Receiving touchdowns: 50
Player stats at NFL.com

To tell you the truth, I thought I would be returning kicks and punts my whole career. I thought that was going to be my deal, and I was fine with that.
Wes Welker
I go out there with whatever the coaches call, and whatever they do, I just go out there, and I’m the player. Coaches coach, and players play.
Wes Welker
I grew up playing soccer and always loved playing it.
Just because I’m undersized and under-this and under-that, I’ve still been a good football player since I was little.
Wes Welker
I can’t say Boston is ‘home-home.’ It’s definitely a place I’m growing accustomed to. It’s such a great sports town.
Wes Welker
You always think you’re one of those players who will be in one place the whole time, one of those guys they’ll never let leave because you play hurt, do what it takes. But it’s a different age. A lot of coaches, they like having younger guys.
Wes Welker
When I first came into the league, I was with Tim Dwight in San Diego, and a guy named Eric Parker, who really showed me the work ethic it takes to be an NFL receiver, and I’ve really tried to keep that with me.
Wes Welker
Basically, I really like to train. That’s what keeps me busy during the offseason – just training and getting my body right and getting ready for the next year.
Wes Welker
When I’m answering questions from the Denver media, I’m not worried about what the Broncos’ people are going to think. I’m worried about what Belichick will think. Isn’t that crazy?
Wes Welker
I think the older you get, the more you realize how important life is, the more you think about your family.
Wes Welker
I take really good care of myself, and I make sure that my body’s in tip-top condition, and I stay on top of everything – eat right and do everything else to make sure that I can play for a long time.
Wes Welker