Through 11 games, after not topping 37 catches and 359 yards during his first four seasons, Edelman has caught 70 passes for 711 yards with four touchdowns. Welker, who is now in Denver, has caught 68 passes for 717 yards. That’s not a bad place to be in, especially considering that he signed a one-year deal worth $715,000 with incentives for catches, all of which he’s earned already.
Flashback from this offseason to this article I put together for Welker’s Top 10 games with the Pats. Every catch and especially touchdown, I’ve seen him get this year with the Broncos felt like a stomach punch. Can’t even imagine what it will feel like when they’re coming at the Pats’ expense this weekend (assuming, as Brady does, that he will play).
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