4 Ways That Wes Welker's Role Changes After Aaron Hernandez's Injury

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4 Ways That Wes Welker's Role Changes After Aaron Hernandez's Injury
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Welker is poised to continue leaving defenders in the dust

Welcome back, Wes Welker!

After his disappearing act orchestrated by Josh McDaniels and Co. during the first two weeks of the season, Welker is back to his productive self.

Amidst the Patriots' heartbreaking 31-30 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on the road, there was a glimmer of hope in the hands of Welker. He caught eight passes for 142 yards for his most effective game of the season.

With tight end Aaron Hernandez out for at least the next few weeks, Welker should see plenty more playing time and a 2011-like proficiency in the near future.

Let's take a deeper look at just how this will happen. 

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