The Broncos may have lost a key component of their passing offense on Sunday night.

According to Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, Welker was taken to the locker room to be evaluated by team trainers for a possible concussion.

Welker was noticeably roughed up by a physical Chiefs secondary all night. Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers was knocking Welker to the ground early and often on Sunday night. It’s unclear on which play Welker left with a concussion, but he was taken to the locker room and missed a good portion of the fourth quarter.

Even with the time he missed, Welker caught eight of his 10 targets in the game for 72 yards. A handful of members of the Broncos’ passing offense have dealt with bumps and bruises this season, including Peyton Manning. Denver’s offense would take on a different feel if Welker was forced to miss any time. He has not missed a game since 2010.

Remember last season when the Ravens had their punt team commit a bunch of obvious holding penalties to milk the clock for the 11 seconds left in a game against the Bengals? Or maybe you prefer the time Chip Kelly had several players on the 49ers defense commit holding to burn the clock so the Saints settled for a field goal to end the half instead of a touchdown?

Such wizardry could be gone from the league if owners approve a rule that would call unsportsmanlike conduct penalties on teams that commit multiple fouls on the same play to work the clock. That would be a 15-yard penalty and the clock resets to where it was prior to the snap.

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