Anyone who thought Wes Welker was going to hold back following his third concussion in nine months was mistaken.
While the overtime setback Sunday certainly wasn’t as bad as the Super Bowl nightmare in February, some Broncos said it’s the result that matters.
With positive changes, there usually come negatives. And while the Broncos have enjoyed seeing new receiver Emmanuel Sanders catch on, it’s meant a drop in production by their veteran wideouts.
The Denver Broncos didn’t exactly hit their bye week in full stride. There are issues all around. But some promising signs have emerged, too, like the play of all those starters who missed the Super Bowl.
Sure, there were plenty of positives to take from Denver’s 26-20 overtime loss at Seattle on Sunday that was such a far cry from the shellacking the Broncos endured in the Super Bowl. All those good things could prove ample tinder for another Super Bowl run, however.
Wide receiver Wes Welker is active in his return from a suspension for the Denver Broncos on Sunday while the Seattle Seahawks will be without linebacker Bruce Irvin.
Wes Welker’s receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there’s another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months.
Enough with the talk of the Super Bowl drubbing. The Broncos lost. And, yeah, they lost big. And, sure, Richard Sherman is the best. Yada, yada, yada.
Peyton Manning is three touchdown throws shy of 500 for his career and a dozen short of surpassing Brett Favre for the most in NFL history.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been reinstated by the NFL and will play this Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks.