Eric Decker Gets Workout in With Peyton Manning and New Teammate Wes Welker
How did it go last week at Duke, working with Peyton Manning, Wes Welker and Demaryius Thomas?:
“It felt like two-a-days. He had us working. Peyton. … Peyton had the whole itinerary and had all these plans for us to work out. … We worked out in the morning, meetings in the afternoon and more workouts in the evening time. It was a grind, but it was a good time.”
What does the addition of Welker mean for you?:
“I think, really, he’s going to take a lot of pressure, whether we see a lot of Cover 2, we see safeties kind of bracketing us outside. He’s really going to make the difference of getting those third-down conversions, of making sure guys really key on him. If there are blitzes, you’ve got a guy in the slot that can make a six-yard catch into a 60-yard touchdown. So that’s something that’s going to be interesting, to see how they play us defensively.”
I have to admit, this interview got me jacked up way more than any mock draft--let's face it, whoever the Broncos draft will have a lot less to do with their success in 2013 than watching Wes Welker split the middle of a Cover 2.
Good luck covering Welker with--well, anyone, really. The Broncos have one of the top slot corners in the game in Chris Harris, and even he couldn't make a dent against Welker last year.