Welker Plays Like Typical Welker In First Game With Manning

September 6, 2013 1:54 PM
Welker Plays Like Typical Welker In First Game With Manning
" BOSTON (CBS) — For six seasons in new England, Wes Welker was Tom Brady’s most reliable receiver, seemingly always able to step up on third down to make a big catch, move the chains and keep a drive alive. And in his first game with Peyton Manning and the Broncos, it didn’t take long for Welker to establish himself as the very same guy.

Though it’s a different offense and a different quarterback, Welker looked the same as he has for years in his debut on Thursday night, and it didn’t take very long. On the Broncos’ opening drive, on their third play and very first situation facing a third down, Manning looked left for Welker on third-and-9. Welker, of course, picked up 10.

He picked up two more first downs in the first quarter, one on a third down, and though he didn’t make a catch in the second quarter, he did draw an illegal contact penalty on a third down, which gave the Broncos a new set of downs "

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