• Seahawks DB Thurmond thinks Broncos' Welker should have been fined

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Jan 24, 2014
    Asked if he had anything to say to Thurmond, Welker said: "Not at all, not at all. Asked if he a reaction to Thurmond’s comments, Welker again did his level best to escape the coverage. “No, not at all," Welker said. Thurmond's comments, which come from WEEI, indicate he thinks that Welker, one of the NFL's biggest stars at receiver, got away with hitting Talib on a pass play because of who he is. The hit, though legal, rubbed Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond the wrong way. The NFL ruled that the ball got to Demaryius Thomas at about the same time Welker hit Talib, so it wasn't pass interference, and that Welker didn't deserve an unnecessary roughness call either. Wes Welker refuses to get embroiled in the great rub-out controversy that has become part of the hype leading up to the Super Bowl. Wide receiver Percy Harvin, who has played just one game this season, was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, cleared after suffering a concussion in the divisional playoff game.
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      Source: ESPN.com
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