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Passionate Robert Kraft details Wes Welker saga

Patriots owner says he wanted WR back

PHOENIX — Patriots owner Robert Kraft met with Boston-area media members Monday for the first time since Tom Brady’s contract renegotiation and extension and Wes Welker’s decision to sign with Denver.

What happened during the course of that 19-minute question-and-answer session at the NFL meetings, in a shaded courtyard at the Arizona Biltmore, was an explanation of what happened during the Welker negotiations through the Patriots’ eyes.

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