NEWARK — There was only one question to ask
“Wes, why does Bill hate you?,’’ I asked Wes Welker.
“I don’t know if he does,’’ answered Welker. “That’s a question for him.’’
OK, Wes. It’s on my “to-do” list. Next time Bill Belichick and I are hanging out in Watertown Square, I’ll be sure to ask Hoodie why he hates Wes Welker.
Theories abound. There’s certainly a possibility that Belichick thinks he “made” Welker, and that Welker was ungrateful. Welker was an undrafted slot receiver from Texas Tech when the Patriots got him from the Dolphins before the 2007 season. He became a star in New England. He ran over the middle, caught everything, and withstood vicious hits. He caught a Super Bowl-record-tying 11 passes in Super Bowl XLII in Glendale, Ariz.
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