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Observation deck: Welker poised to emerge

Because of his quickness and willingness to go over the middle, WR Wes Welker will be a huge asset to Tom Brady this season, writes Jeffri Chadiha.

Originally Published: July 31, 2007
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Five observations from New England Patriots training camp, gleaned from the team's July 30 practices:


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Jeffri Chadiha, formerly of Sports Illustrated, is a senior writer for ESPN.com. Chadiha first attended Wyoming on a full football scholarship before injuries led him to transfer to Michigan after two years. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Michigan in 1993 before pursuing a career in journalism. Chadiha is also a frequent contributor to ESPN TV.