|Welker signs franchise tender -- Tue May 15 1:20 pm --|
One-year, guaranteed $9.515 million for 2012
|Wes Welker announced on his Twitter feed that he did sign, writing: "I signed my tender today. I love the game and I love my teammates! Hopefully doing the right thing gets the right results. #leapoffaith" For the moment, Welker will receive a one-year, fully guaranteed $9.515 million for the 2012 season, though he and the team could still negotiate a different, longer-term deal. (Boston Globe)|
FF Today's Take: Welker had said that he was in "no rush" to sign but a change of heart means Welker can begin OTAs on Monday with his teammates. Welker finished third among fantasy WRs last season averaging 13.2 FPts per game.