Wes Welker News Archive
Welker (suspension) has received official notification of his reinstatement, according to the Denver Post.
Welker is expected to be reinstated from his suspension Tuesday night after the NFL officially revised its drug policy, ESPN.com's Ed Werder reports.
Welker is among the players on track to be reinstated, assuming the NFL's revised drug policy is approved, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Welker (suspension) will not play Sunday against the Chiefs, according to the Denver Post.
Though the NFL Players Association has voted in favor of a revised drug policy that would reportedly result in Welker's reinstatement, per ESPN.com, the agreement is not yet finalized, according to NFL.com.
With the NFL Players Association having voted to accept the NFL's revised drug policy, Welker is eligible to return from his suspension, according to ESPN.com.
Welker could see his suspension cut short if the the NFL and NFL Players Association agree to a new drug policy on Friday, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.
The release of wideout Nathan Palmer leaves the Broncos' active roster with 52 players, which would allow for a potential move in the event that Welker's suspension for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing drugs be reduced in the coming days, ESPN.com reports.
The NFL and the NFL players' union did not reach an agreement that would modify the sport's drug policies and potentially could result in a reduced or overturned suspension for Welker in time to impact his suspension for Week 1, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports.
The Washington Post suggests via a source that it is "possible" Welker's recent suspension could be affected by a potential agreement between the NFL and its players' union to modify the league's drug policies.