Wes Welker Taken Off PUP List

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – Patriots receiver Wes Welker has been

removed from the physically unable to perform list and placed on

the active roster seven months after tearing ligaments in his knee.

Welker practiced with the club Sunday morning.

Welker was injured early in the final regular-season game

against the Houston Texans on Jan. 3. He underwent surgery for a

torn ACL and MCL a month later.

Welker participated in organized team activities in June. On

Sunday, he ran pass patterns and participated in non-contact

drills. He was loudly applauded by fans every time he touched the



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