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5 memories from Wes Welker’s Patriots tenure

Wes Welker’s departure from the Patriots will open up an enormous hole in the offense around Tom Brady. His exit as a free agent robs Brady of his favorite weapon, as evidenced by Welker’s NFL-high 672 receptions since he had joined the Patriots in 2007.

“When you think of dependability, you think of Wes,” Tom Brady said in January. The Patriots now must find that dependability elsewhere.

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