Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Wes Welker signs with Peyton Manning's Broncos


If you aren't able to catch passes from one Hall of Famer, catch passes from another.

Wes Welker, who hit the free agent market after the New England Patriots failed to offer him what he considered a fair deal, will join forces with Peyton Manning to bolster the already stout Denver Broncos' offense. (photo: Beth Hart, Flickr)

"Excited to have Wes join the Broncos," Broncos VP of Football Operations John Elway tweeted Wednesday afternoon. "His production & toughness will be a great asset!"

Welker, who will reportedly make $12 million over the next two years with Denver, has caught at least 111 passes in five of the last six seasons in New England, amassing no fewer than 1,165 yards in those same years.

He'll no doubt make the Broncos even more lethal, as Manning will now be throwing to Welker in the middle with Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker on the outside.

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