Welker admits he's not 100-percent

ESPN - [Full Article]

New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker told reporters Thursday that it could take a full year before he's 100 percent back to the player he was before tearing his ACL last January.

"I don't know if I can really put a number on it," when asked where he feels healthwise. "It takes a full year until I'm me again, is what they say," he said. "I'm just trying to take it a day at a time and do what I can with what I got right now."

Welker, who had 15 receptions in last November's win over the Jets, said the 2010 season-opener was a big hurdle for him to overcome.

Fantasy Impact: 

Whatever percentage he's at, he sure looks good. But it makes you wonder if he'll be able to hold up all year. For those of you counting on Welker as a high-end WR on your team, it wouldn't hurt to keep some roster space open for Brandon Tate or Julian Edelman as a rare receiver handcuff. We currently have Tate as the WR3, but Edelman proved a worthy target last year.

Filed Under: 2010, W2

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