Originally Posted by EHobbs27
I love this move by the Pats. While I don't like giving up a 2nd rounder, we still do have 2 first rounders and a 3rd rounder to work with. It also takes a need away at WR allowing the Pats to look defense and defense in round 1. Welker is young and has a lot of potential. I am excited about this move for the Pats.
Also hopefully this will take away the "Pats are cheap" label away.
The Adalius Thomas signing alone
takes it away, this will definetly put the nail in the coffin of the "we build through the draft" mentality the Patriots once lived by.