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Wes Welker’s price is going up

Big contracts for NFL receivers could drive up cost Patriots must play

If there’s been a theme to the first two days of NFL free agency - aside from the usual bad teams overpaying for marginal or unproven talent - it’s that the receiver market has gotten out of control.

What does that mean for Wes Welker’s future in a Patriots uniform?

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