Patriots WR Wes Welker's resilience knows no bounds - ESPN Boston Tom Brady studied Welker on film, turned to vice president of player personnel Scott Pioli and asked, "When is this guy's contract up? He's our kind of player.'' New England scooped him up in 2007 for the price of one second- and one seventh-round draft pick. Brady discovered his new target was both meticulous and free-spirited, one of the most creative practical jokers in the locker room. "No one works harder than Wes,'' Brady declared. "And no one has more fun that Wes. Trust me.'' .