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  1. Mark Morse

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    Keep this in mind the next time you see Edelman making a catch. He is so far ahead of Welker at the same point of their careers. Welker had no receptions his 1st year with the Chargers and Dolphins. Edelman already has 15 and probably will eclispe the total of 29 that Welker had with the Dolphins in his second season.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    who needs galloway when you have edelman, I wish brady would have continued throwing to both but he seemed to focus solely on welker the second half.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    Great point. I think it will be interesting if they start getting them both involved simultaneously during the game. Both are great at getting open, and since they both tend to work the middle of the field hopefully it will give Moss some more chances deep and Brady will start hitting him. This has been a great thing to watch him develop - definitely one of the positives so far this season.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    Of course, Welker had zero catches his first season because the LOLphins are morons. . . .
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    So We are meassuring Welker for his rookie season in the Dolphins. Shoud be a joke
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    I don't know how many downs Edelman played in the second half. This is yet another blunder in the offensive gameplan/adjustments. They went away from the effective underneath and crossing routes in the second half and went further downfield, throws that Brady wasn't making.
    Edelman played only 13 snaps yesterday. Don't think he saw much run in the 2nd half.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    I like Edelman a lot but I think we're stocked up on short WRs now. He's 5-10 and Welker is 5-9. :)
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    You're mixing your scales. If Welker is 5'9", WWMM is 6'. If Edelman is 5'10", then Welker's 5'7". :)
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    I too wish Brady would use the third receiver more. It will help stress the defense some.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    I think opposing Defense respected our running game more when Taylor was in the backfield.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    This point might have more validity if at the end of the season Edelman could rack up 1,879 all-purpose yards, which Welker managed to do while playing for both San Diego and Miami. Two teams who should be kicking themselves for gross stupidity above and beyond the call of duty.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    Edelman should be used more I think to extend and strech defenses which will give Welker more room over the middle, Moss able to be a little more active and to even open up the running game. Streching the defense would do a lot for this offense.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    Is Edelman fast enough and skilled enough to stretch defenders. Watson does fine in that role.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    I think anyone returning kicks is definitely fast enough and skilled enough to strech defenders.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    I really like Edelman. He is showing alot for a guy who has been a QB all along.

    My GF said yesterday that she thinks he is the reason BB didn't go after another QB. I never even thought of that.

    Go Pats!
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    Edelman is definitely not an option at QB, I hate to burst your bubble
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    Once Welkers contract is done, he is done as a Patriot and Edelman takes over.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    As long as Welker plays like he has the last two years, I can't see him going anywhere. I just can't see him demanding Moss-type money at age 30.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    If he plays the way he has been playing then he deserves big $$. Even if its a 4yr contract.
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    Re: Edelman vs Welker

    I agree, he doesnt seem like that kind of guy. He just wants to win.
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