Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by rutgers11, Oct 11, 2012.
Wes is done in New England after this year. I think he would fit in well with tennehill.
He'd have to want to come here first. The only way we get him here is by breaking the bank, and I don't think we should break the bank for Wes Welker.
Welker will have a big year, get a new deal and retire a patriot.
Swope would be brilliant though - the only person in the entire draft I actually specifically want. Shame we dont need him as we have Bess.
swope gets tons of YAC though
Does welker really hate belichik or does the media blow it out of proportion?
I'm not really sure if Swope is strictly a slot receiver. I think he can play on the outside as well.
Welker would want more than he's worth.
Welker is too old.
Hoping our WR corps next year is:
Also draft a TE with one of our 2nds and Tannehill will blow peoples' minds.
Welker and Bess are redundant. I would be surprised if we go the free agent route for a #1 WR. With all of our picks we will use at least one high pick on a WR and a low/mid on a WR.
**** Welker! let him rot in NE.
Wes welker is most likely not coming back. I met him in a Irish pub a few years back in NYC. Actually a gambling pub during the derby. I was the only one who noticed him, went up to him and told him how much he was missed. He said the dolphin organization was a joke compared to new England and was happy to be out of there. He seemed like a bit of a dummy to be honest but seemed pretty certain about Miami. Anyway just sharing
Is anyone really buying this bs of Welker out of NE?....Really?
What you mean the joke? He wasnt being serious.
That bridge has burned, ship has sailed, etc.
Over 1550 yards last season, 484 yards in 5 games this season despite the drop in snaps(and 2nd in the league in receptions). He's a matchup nightmare in the slot.
He was never a great athletic player, so age has less impact on him than a player that relies on his athleticism to be good.
Mike wallace, dwayne bowe is the only guys that fits miamis need.
Seriously. Besides.......is he that good?? Or is he benefited by Brady, Belicheat and a bunch of other good
Dude is old anyway.
For the right price he is a pretty awesome player and Bess although good is nowhere near as good as Welker(not a slap there really is no one in league as good as Wes as what he does) If Welker was 6 foot and running 4.2 40's people would be calling him one of the best ever but because he is sterotyped he doesnt get the credit he deserves
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Well he has 4 seasons of 110 plus receptions so yea he is that good. There have been tons of receivers that have played with Brady and none besides him have performed like that. In fact he is the only receiver in NFL history to ever do that.
F Welker, don't want him on my sideline wishing he was on the other team...
Most players always wanted to play for their current team until they go to another team. The only reason Welker is not here is we tried to get fancy and play cheap by tendering him as a second instead of a 1st. Basically half a million dollars saved lost Welker.To put that in perspective we gave Lydon Murtha the same tender and he had never even played lol
NE will always dump a player a year or two early!
Over priced Bess - extend Bess
Sorry Welker has never been a number one receiver. He has always had many others to take pressure off him. Not worth the money....let him stay in NE. Would much rather have Bowe or Wallace if at all possible.
Yea deion branch and gaffney are so good they make him a 110 catch receiver thats rediculous give the man some damn credit
YES. id be willing to use a 3rd round pick for him..
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who are these "others" you speak of? because if I hear deion branch uttered I might die from laughing
I'm good on that little midget. Never forget what he said when he left here. "It's good to finally be playing for a real franchise" or something to that effect. ****em.
Have You Seen Welker Lately?
He's an old man! He needs a cane to walk up the field.
Who is "tennehill"?
Uh how about Moss? I know he is easy to overlook. Gronk and Hernandez? Seriously ppl....Welker is good but he is not a true number 1. He plays the slot and there is no way he would open up the offense if he were on Miami. Are you honestly going to say that teams would not be able to shut him down if he was on Miami right now? Sorry I will respectfully disagree.lol
How many times has he ever had 10+ tds in a season? That would be NEVER. Ya he is the man in NE.lol
Not only is Welker too old, but he's just not the prototype of a reciever philbin's looking for. He has very specific dementions; 6 ft to 6'2" 180-210 pounds, sub 4.5 40
I don't think Welker will go anywhere after this season. Patriots will work out a deal with him. He is just too valuable to their offense.
He extends drives and allows them to score more points because of the 1st downs which results in more wins.
Before Welker arrived (2001-2006) the Patriots had a record of 70-26 (72.9%) and scored 23.9 points per game on offense.
After Welker arrived (2007-present) the Patriots have a record of 67-18 (78.8%) and scored 30.8 points per game on offense.
7 extra wins and almost a TD a game improvement since Welker arrived. We should have never traded him to the Patriots.
He has helped them become almost unstoppable.
As a player I'd certainly take him back here at the Dolphins. Four of his five seasons at the Pats has resulted in over 1,000 receiving yards, and he typically does well with TDs as well. The only issue I'd have is that he fell out with the Pats over wanting a large contract. So would the Dolphins actually want to pay him a large contract at his age?
I'm unsure. If he was coming in on Reggie Bush type money, then I'd say sure get him signed up. But if he's wanting a big pay day, then I think there are other receivers that will hit free agency that might provide better value. He'd be a heck of an asset though, but he wasn't exactly complementary about the team when he left.
I'd take one of the 2 WVU receivers Austin or Bailey.