Bedard With Toucher & Rich: Welker Deal Could Be Done This Week

July 9, 2012 12:00 AM
Bedard With Toucher & Rich: Welker Deal Could Be Done This Week
" Greg Bedard covers the NFL and the New England Patriots for the Boston Globe and he joined Toucher & Rich to discuss Aaron Hernandez and Wes Welker’s contract.

The guys discussed Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and how he plays his position and Bedard compared him to Jermichael Finley when he was getting his deal done with Green Bay. Finley’s agent went over how many snaps his client played as a typical tight end, how many times he lined up in the slot and the times he was in the flex position.

Can this really affect how much these guys are worth? What Hernandez’s value in this Patriots offense without Tom Brady?

“I’m very leery of the talk about and we’ve heard it about Wes Welker and when we talk about other options in this offense about like the influence that Brady has. I mean obviously Brady is tremendous and one of the top players in the league if not the best but, a lot of these guys have unique abilities "

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