No Wes Welker at practice, he won’t play

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The Broncos tried to play it coy, but strategy made way for medical reality as it pertains to wide receiver Wes Welker.

According to Lindsay Jones of USA Today, Welker did not practice Wednesday, and won’t play tomorrow night against the Chargers.

Welker suffered a concussion last week against the Titans, the second he’s suffered in a month.

That seemed to make it a natural assumption that he wouldn’t play during a short week, but the Broncos weren’t going to say any more than they had to, any sooner than they had to.

Granted, the Broncos don’t lack for receiving targets, but missing a receiver of his caliber is going to complicate things for any offense.