Wes Welker Works Out With Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – New England Patriots receiver Wes

Welker is running pass routes again four months after knee surgery.

The NFL's receptions leader last season participated Wednesday

in the Patriots' voluntary practice. He took part in agility

drills, made cuts while running patterns and caught passes while

wearing a brace on his left knee.

Welker had surgery for a torn anterior cruciate ligament of that

knee on Feb. 2 after being injured in the team's final

regular-season game. The medial collateral ligament also was

injured but he has said it didn't need surgery.

Quarterback Tom Brady and wide receiver Randy Moss also

participated in the second day of this week's four days of

organized team activities. The team held its first four-day OTA

session last week, attended primarily by rookies and newly acquired



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