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As usual, Wes Welker has big game for Patriots

FOXBOROUGH — Not that big? Listed at 5 feet 9 inches and 185 pounds, Wes Welker would probably be the first to concede that point.

But Welker would probably engage Wade Phillips in a healthy debate after the Texans defensive coordinator described the Patriots receiver last week as “not that big or a real athletic guy.’’

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