New York Post "San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland walked away from the NFL at the age of 24 for fear of head injuries, despite not having a diagnosed concussion for a decade. And then there’s Wes Welker, the anti-Borland, a wideout with a disturbing array of concussions who isn’t ready to quit. “As..." March 19
Sportsnaut "Free agent wide receiver Wes Welker did not draw any interest on the open market during the first week of the new league year. However, reports are surfacing that the Green Bay Packers may have an interest in investing in the 34-year-old slot receiver. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport had this to..." March 19
Fox Sports "Peyton Manning isn't the only Denver Broncos player pondering his NFL future. Wes Welker is also undecided on the matter. The 33-year-old wide receiver, who is slated to become a free agent next month, is considering retirement after several years of head injuries and declining production,..." February 11
Asked if he wants to return to Denver, Wes Welker shrugged and said "I don't know. There's a lot of things I need to figure out."
CSN New England "Broncos slot receiver Wes Welker left Sunday's 43-21 loss to the Patriots in the third quarter with a back injury that he sustained after getting hit hard by safety Devin McCourty. Welker was Peyton Manning's intended target on the play, and the pass attempt bounced off Welker's hands before it..." November 03
Latin Post "The NFL trade deadline is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. EST, and the Denver Broncos could potentially make some waves. At this point into the season, every team knows what they thrive in and what they lack. With the NFL draft long gone and free agent options more limited than ever,..." October 28
Denver Post "Wes Welker has just received official word of his reinstatement and is on his way to the Broncos' headquarters. The Broncos' slot receiver had two games of his four-game suspension dismissed after the NFL and the NFL Players Association reached an agreement on changes to the steroids policy on..." September 17
Chance Wes Welker will be reinstated tonight, but mostly likely tomorrow. Still question whether he's activated for Chiefs game Sunday.
Mile High Report "Wes Welker is free to play. But should he? Welker's four-game suspension for violating the league's Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) policy will soon be a no-game suspension and a warning for violating the league's Substance Abuse policy, the NFL and NFLPA are expected to announce Saturday...." September 12
Denver Post "The NFL Players Association's 32 team representatives will vote on a revised drug policy Friday, according to two NFL sources close to negotiations. One source said if the players approve the new policy Friday afternoon, Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker would be among several players who could..." September 12
Sporting News "Wes Welker doubled down on his denials Wednesday. Responding to report by Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio that his positive test was caused by taking the drug MDMA, or a Molly, at the Kentucky Derby, the Broncos wide receiver told The Denver Post: “I wouldn't have any idea where to get a..." September 05
SB Nation "The Broncos receiver bit back against the NFL's drug policy in a statement on Tuesday. Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker issued an official statement on Tuesday after news broke of his four-game suspension for violation of the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy. Adam Schefter broke..." September 03
Broncos believe Wes Welker is playing Sunday vs. Colts. Suspensions never announced this late in week. Game plan in place.
Pro Football Talk "Wes Welker’s good day at the Kentucky Derby turned out to be not so good. His winnings that day exceeded $57,000. But human error resulted in the Broncos receiver being overpaid by nearly $15,000. Now, he’ll lose a lot more than that due to his four-game suspension. Per a league source,..." September 03
Denver Post "Wes Welker will miss the first four games of the season, but not because of a concussion. The NFL has issued the Broncos' slot receiver a four-game suspension for violating the league's performance-enhancement policy. "I'm as shocked as everyone at todays news," Welker said in an e-mail to..." September 03
Yahoo! Sports "It turns out that all the concern about whether Wes Welker would play in Week 1 despite his latest concussion was a waste of time. Welker won't be playing in Week 1 or any of Denver's first four games, because he has been suspended by the NFL for using amphetamines, ESPN's Adam Schefter first..." September 03
HC Fox tells @850KOA that Welker has reached the stage in the post-concussion protocol where he is cleared to practice, & will practice Wed.
Denver Post "One step forward, two steps back. Monday, wide receiver Wes Welker continued to take strides toward playing in Sunday night's season opener. But there is speculation about the availability of running back Ronnie Hillman and cornerback Kayvon Webster. Welker ran pass routes while recovering..." September 02
Denver Post "Wes Welker was cleared to fly with the Broncos for their final preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys. Welker has not yet been medically cleared from his concussion to engage in contact, so he won't play in the game Thursday night at AT&T Stadium. Then again, none of the Broncos' other..." August 27
USA Today "How many are too many? Was one concussion enough to start the ticking time bomb in Wes Welker's brain? Were three? Or can the Denver Broncos wide receiver take a few more hits before he does irreversible damage that will rob him of his memory, set his moods swinging like a pendulum and make..." August 27
Broncos coach John Fox says Wes Welker is doing "fantastic" in the concussion protocol. Lot of optimism from the team.
#Broncos coach John Fox on whether Welker has said anything about retirement: “That’s not been brought up at all… I didn’t sense that.’’
ESPN Boston "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Monday morning it was hard to see former teammate and good friend Wes Welker sustain his third concussion in less than a year on Saturday and that he tries to do what he can to protect his own receivers. "It's tough to see that happen and to a guy..." August 25
Denver Post "Is Wes Welker still Wes Welker? Well, he's certainly the same dude, a methodical worker bee who perennially defies sports logic, almost in a Steve Nash sort of way. He's blue-collar. The Broncos' receiver stomps upon notions of height and weight and draft status like his fleet feet suddenly..." May 29
TMZ.com "Wes Welker left the Kentucky Derby with nearby $15,000 more than he should have ... thanks to a machine malfunction ... and now Churchill Downs is demanding he give the money back, stat ... TMZ Sports has learned. Here's what we know ... Wes personally placed a number of bets on the Derby on May..." May 17
NFL.com "The Denver Broncos brought back wide receiver Andre Caldwell and brought in Emmanuel Sanders to bolster their wide receiver group following Eric Decker's departure. They also quietly completed a bit of housekeeping that will keep Wes Welker in town. TheMMQB.com's Peter King notes that Denver..." March 17
Pro Football Talk "Last year, the Broncos signed receiver Wes Welker to a two-year, $12 million deal. Cap accounting kept the 2013 charge at $4 million. The application of math too simple for even me to screw up indicates that Welker costs $8 million against the cap in 2014. His $6 million in compensation..." February 09
CBSSports.com "One of the best post-Super Bowl moments is when the NFL busts out the Sound FX from the Super Bowl and shows us what was happening on the battlefield. This may come as a surprise, but this year's rendition featured Richard Sherman talking some smack to Broncos wide receivers! (Sherman, by the..." February 08
New York Post "The Broncos trailed 12 seconds into Super Bowl XLVIII, as they let up a botched snap for a safety that center Manny Ramirez attributed to miscommunication caused by the noise level, and the Seahawks never looked back, leading for 59 minutes, 48 seconds of the game. After the 43-8 beating at the..." February 03
Bleacher Report "Wes Welker should have been the king of Super Bowl XLVIII's media day. He's a perfect storm of person, player and story: clever, candid and quick-witted off the field, a four-time All-Pro on it and a stranger-than-fiction combination of rags-to-riches fairy tale and bromance-novel love..." January 30
Pro Football Talk "Broncos receiver Wes Welker will turn 33 this offseason and is coming off a year in which he suffered two concussions, but he says he’s a long way from retiring. Asked today if he would like to earn his first Super Bowl ring on Sunday and then ride off into the sunset, Welker said that’s not an..." January 30
CSN New England "I asked Wes Welker on Tuesday if his collision with Aqib Talib in the AFC Championship could be equated to a game of chicken. “In a big game like that, of course,” said Welker, the former Patriot whose collision with the Patriots corner knocked Talib from the game and deeply irked Bill..." January 29
NESN "Tom Brady was mum about his relationship with Wes Welker before the New England Patriots’ AFC Championship Game loss to the Denver Broncos, but the slot receiver admitted this week that the two kept in touch during the season. Welker briefly discussed his relationship with Brady during Super Bowl..." January 29
USA Today "Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker missed time with concussions this season. But if it were up to him, Welker said at Tuesday's Super Bowl media day, he'd choose to play in Sunday's title game against the Seattle Seahawks even if doctors wanted to hold him out. "What do you think?"..." January 28
Boston Herald "Wes Welker doesn’t sound like he’s ready to give it up just yet. The Broncos receiver’s concussion issues have yielded speculation that he might decide to retire after this season, and the potential to go out on top after Super Bowl XLVIII only makes that notion more enticing. Welker, who turns..." January 27
Not surprisingly, Wes Welker was not fined for his hit on Aqib Talib last Sunday. No fines to report from the Pats-Broncos game
New York Post "Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond thinks the NFL let a guilty Wes Welker get off scot-free for his hit on the Patriots’ Aqib Talib last Sunday. Thurmond ripped Welker for his controversial block on Talib in the second quarter of the AFC Championship, a play that knocked the New England..." January 23
Pro Football Talk "In the first half of New England’s loss at Denver, Broncos receiver Wes Welker flattened Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib on an apparent pick play, knocking New England’s best defensive back out of the game. Welker claimed that he didn’t intend to hit Talib. Patriots coach Bill Belichick feels..." January 20
ESPN.com "The Denver Broncos' guest speaker at their team meeting Saturday night was wide receiver Wes Welker, team officials told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The former Patriots wide receiver addressed his current team before Sunday's AFC Championship Game between New England and Denver after coach..." January 19
Denver Post "This is his everything. He won't tell you much about it. Wes Welker seems to gets cruel kicks from answering questions. His quotes are so brutally banal, they should play his interviews to captured terrorists. ("Tell us the truth — or we'll make you listen to Welker!") But for this Broncos..." January 18
Denver Post "There was a time as Wes Welker was recovering from his second concussion that he felt he was ready to play. The Broncos' medical team held the star slot receiver out a while longer, anyway, and in retrospect he's glad for it. "It took a little bit of time," Welker said Thursday in his first..." January 02
Pro Football Talk "The Broncos need a win to nail down home field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs, but they won’t have Wes Welker helping them get it. Welker returned to practice this week, but has been ruled out for the third straight game because of the concussion he suffered against the Titans in Week..." December 27
Pro Football Talk "It wasn’t Santa Claus with a sleigh filled with goodies, but the Broncos did have some very welcome faces at practice on Wednesday. Joan Niesen of the Denver Post reports that wide receiver Wes Welker participated in practice for the first time since suffering a concussion against the Titans on..." December 26
Wes Welker still not cleared to practice (concussion).
ESPN.com "Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker is expected to be held out of the team's final two regular-season games as he recovers from two concussions in a span of three weeks. Welker resumed light physical activity Thursday. On Friday, he will be formally ruled out of the Broncos' game Sunday against..." December 20
No Wes Welker at practice. Walked into weight-training center.
CBSSports.com "Peyton Manning won't have his second favorite target when Denver hosts San Diego this week. Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been ruled out of Thursday's game against the Chargers. Welker suffered a concussion in Denver's 51-28 win over Tennessee on Sunday, his second concussion since Nov...." December 11
Btw, I didn't know there was still a question if Wes Welker would play Thursday, he will not.
Rotoworld "Wes Welker left Sunday's Week 14 game against the Titans with a concussion and will not return. With under a minute to go in the first half, Welker went low to try to catch a Peyton Manning pass and got his neck bent awkwardly by Titans S George Wilson. It's even scarier than usual because Welker..." December 08