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Online Pawnbroker Pulls Classless Stunt Aimed at Welker’s Drop

Sounds like people are still having fun with with Patriots receivers Wes Welker huge fourth quarter drop that helped the Giants win the Super Bowl.

An online pawnbroker dumped hundreds of Butterfinger candy bars in Boston’s Copley Square on Tuesday with a note: “Thank you Wes Welker.”

The tongue-in-cheek stunt by Pawngo.com drew takers for the candy and a citation from the city for commercial dumping.

Pawngo CEO Todd Hills says in a statement to The Boston Globe the Denver- and Chicago-based company “thought Boston fans might at least get a laugh out of it.” He says the company respects Welker and the Patriots.

Welker led the NFL with 122 receptions but dropped a slightly off-target pass from quarterback Tom Brady with about four minutes left Sunday night. The Giants won 21-17.


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3 Responses to “Online Pawnbroker Pulls Classless Stunt Aimed at Welker’s Drop”

  1. reno says:

    Brady overthrew that ball……..

  2. Dylan says:

    Why would someone from Boston/Foxborough and thats a pats fan like myself *not from massachusetts* think this is funny ? umm we just lost the superbowl again and someone pulls a stunt like this ..even its a joke, its a poor attempt at a joke. its not funny and its kind of disrespectful.so much for someone that respects the team supposedly.

  3. Ben Dover says:

    Dumping hundreds of Butterfinger candy bars in Boston’s Copley Square on Tuesday wasn’t a classless act, cheating your way to three Super Bowl victories, now that’s classless.

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