Wes Welker was basically a non-factor for most of Sunday night during his first game in Foxboro since leaving the New England Patriots as a free agent and signing with the Denver Broncos.
He probably wishes it remained that way.
The receiver who made the Pro Bowl six of his seven years with the Patriots had just four catches for 31 yards Sunday night, and he never even touched the ball on the play that ultimately doomed the Broncos in overtime.
That play was a muffed punt by Denver teammate Tony Carter, but Welker accepts responsibility for the mishap. Welker was back near the Patriots' 10 to receive a punt, which ended up coming in short and hitting Carter after a...