Welker faces shoulder rehab

Updated: March 13, 2010, 12:23 AM ET
By By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

In addition to undergoing surgery to repair torn ligaments in his left knee, Patriots receiver Wes Welker is also recovering from a torn rotator cuff this offseason, according to a source close to the situation.

The source said the knee, not the rotator cuff, remains Welker's primary obstacle in returning for the 2010 season, but Welker believes that he will play.

Welker, 28, led the NFL with 123 receptions last season despite missing two games and leaving the season finale ...

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