When Did Wes Welker Retire From Playing?

Wes Welker retired from playing professional football in 2005 at the St. Louis Rams.

In 2015, he played in eight games with the Rams but did not start any of them, and he recorded 13 receptions for 102 yards.

As a player, he spent his entire playing career with over 5 NFL teams before retiring. He played for San Diego Chargers (2004) Miami Dolphins (2004–2006) New England Patriots (2007–2012) Denver Broncos (2013–2014) St. Louis Rams (2015) . He made a lot of career records including NFL records while playing for these great teams.

Here are some of his Achievements as a Player before Retiring

2× First-team All-Pro (2009, 2011)
2× Second-team All-Pro (2007, 2008)
5× Pro Bowl (2008–2012)
3× NFL receptions leader (2007, 2009, 2011)
PFWA All-Rookie Team (2004)
Mosi Tatupu Award (2003)
First-team All-Big 12 (2003)
Second-team All-Big 12 (2002)
Most career kick return yards: 3,756
Most career combined Kick and Punt return yards (4,988)
Most all-purpose yards in a single season: 2,208 (2005)
Most punt return yards in a single season: 464 (2004
Most career receptions: 672
Most receptions in a single season: 123 (2009)
Most receiving yards in a single season: 1,569 (2011)
Most seasons with 100 receptions or more: 5
Best receiving yards per game average (season): 98.1 (2011)

Most seasons with 105+ receptions: 5[170]
Most seasons with 110+ receptions: 5
Most seasons with 115+ receptions: 3
Most seasons with 120+ receptions: 2 (tied with Cris Carter, Antonio Brown and Michael Thomas)
Most consecutive seasons with 110 receptions: 3 (tied with Antonio Brown)
Most games with 12+ receptions: 9
Most games with 13+ receptions: 5 (tied with Antonio Brown)[176]
Most games with 15+ receptions: 2 (tied with Jason Witten, Brandon Marshall, and Antonio Brown)
Most games with 10+ receptions in a season: 7 (tied with Andre Johnson)
Fastest receiver to have 500 catches with one team (New England Patriots) (70 games)
Longest touchdown reception: 99 (September 2, 2011 against the Miami Dolphins) (tied with 12 others)
Most receptions of any undrafted free agent in NFL history: 903
Most career punt returns without a touchdown: 264
Most career punt return yards without a touchdown: 2,584


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