One odd subplot of this weekend was the continued absence of Wes Welker from the Patriots' game plan. Welker, who normally catches more of Tom Brady's passes than any other receiver, was barely used in Week 1 and only got big playing time in Week 2 because of an injury to Aaron Hernandez. Welker is being diplomatic about his reduced role, but is this really the way the Patriots should be using him?

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