Vereen: Fans Should Welcome Back Wes Welker ‘With Open Arms’

November 22, 2013 12:58 PM
Vereen: Fans Should Welcome Back Wes Welker ‘With Open Arms’
" BOSTON (CBS) – Toucher and Rich were joined by versatile Patriots running back Shane Vereen Friday morning to talk about Monday night’s heartbreaker against Carolina, their game this Sunday night against Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, and how well Wes Welker will be received by the Gillette Stadium crowd.

READ: Are 2013 Patriots Better Equipped To Beat Broncos Than 2012 Patriots?

Addressing the Panthers game to start the interview, Rich referenced a report by Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston stating that coach Bill Belichick showed the team a play from a 2009 Browns-Lions game that’s eerily similar to what transpired in Carolina on Monday night. A pass was intercepted in the end zone on a last-second play, pass interference was called (the flag was NOT picked up) and the offense was given another shot to win it -  which they did.

Basically, you know, the exact opposite result of Monday night’s controversial ending.

Rich asked Vereen for his opinion on his coach’s film choice, and whether or not it’s motivating them to do well on Sunday night.

“He [Belichick] shows all kinds of film throughout the week, most of it in preparation for Sunday,” said Vereen "

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