• Welker jokes about 13 catches: “Nice to stick it in Bill’s face”

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Oct 9, 2012
    “It’s kind of nice to stick it in Bill’s face every once in a while,” Welker said with a smile and a wink.  If Patriots coach Bill Belichick was upset by wide receiver Wes Welker’s comment that it was nice to stick it in the coach’s face after catching 13 balls in the win over the Broncos, he’s not sharing it with the public. It’s not the first time Welker’s had to explain himself for cracking wise , as he was benched from a playoff game after making a string of foot jokes toward Jets coach Rex Ryan. “Yeah, obviously. If there’s any real friction between Welker and Belichick, Belichick likely won’t ignore the comment based on the fact that Welker tried to create the impression that he was kidding. Bill and I, whether you believe it or not, have a good relationship, and it was a joke. He did not start the next game, giving way to longtime backup Julian Edelman and prompting speculation that Belichick was punishing him for the unsuccessful negotiations.
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