Bert Breer of the NFL Network spoke with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about the wide receiver and the team being unable to get a deal done, some unsigned draft picks and other franchise players around the league who got deals done.
Welker will now play next season under the $9.5 million franchise tender he signed back on May 15. Did signing this franchise tender so early hurt his ability to get a deal done?
“The minute he signed that tender he handed over his leverage,” said Breer, who said Welker could have put some pressure on the Pats by holding out "
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