Wes Welker won't miss any games

Updated: May 15, 2012, 11:49 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

In his most definitive statements yet regarding his contract status, New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker said Monday on sports radio WEEI that he won't miss any regular-season games.

"There are 9.5 million reasons why I wouldn't miss any regular-season games," Welker said on the "Mut & Merloni" program.

Welker was referring to the $9.5 million franchise tag figure, which is guaranteed to him once he signs the tender.

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