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FOXBORO, Mass. — It appeared obvious at the time, but now we can put an official title on Danny Amendola‘s injury. The receiver has a concussion. Amendola, Dan Connolly (concussion), Tommy Kelly (knee), Aqib Talib (hip) and Leon Washington (ankle) all missed practice. Brandon Bolden (knee), Julian Edelman (thigh), Rob Gronkowski (back/forearm), Michael Hoomanawanui (knee), Devin McCourty (shoulder), Matthew Slater (wrist) and Tavon Wilson (hamstring) were al limited in practice. Kyle Arrington (groin) and Rob Ninkovich (groin) are still listed on the injury report, but they were full participants. Have a question for Doug Kyed? Send it to him via Twitter at @DougKyedNESN or send it here. Filed under: Doug Kyed, Headlines, New England Patriots

Is Danny Amendola the biggest free agent bust since Alvin Harper?

When the New England Patriots signed Danny Amendola to replace Wes Welker they were hoping for the same type of production, but they knew when they signed him, he has not had one season in the NFL where he played more than 12 games. They let Wes Welker go, and he currently leads the NFL […]

AFC East Report : Patriots WR Danny Amendola (concussion) NOT practicing Wednesday

New England Patriots Wide Receiver Danny Amendola (concussion) did NOT practice Wednesday. He was not on the field on Wednesday, three days after taking a shot to the head and leaving the game against the Saints. This confirms Amendola indeed suffered a concussion in Sunday’s win over the New Orleans Saints. Amendola just can’t seem to stay on the field. He’s already missed...

Patriots injury update: Danny Amendola dealing with concussion

From the moment New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola went down against the New Orleans Saints, it was evident that he was dealing with a concussion. However, the Patriots didn’t officially announce the ailment until yesterday’s injury report in which they listed Amendola’s injury as a concussion. The Patriots were forced to acknowledge the injury during yesterday’s...

The New England Patriots will forever regret swapping Danny Amendola for Wes Welker

Although unconfirmed, wide receiver Danny Amendola likely sustained a concussion in the Patriots’ 30-27 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at Gillette Stadium. The nearly 28-year-old Amendola suffered the brain injury in the third quarter and appeared to be unconscious before hitting the FieldTurf. Undrafted out of Texas Tech University in 2008, the 5-foot-11, 188 pound...

Danny Amendola does not practice on Wednesday

Danny Amendola did not practice on Wednesday for the New England Patriots. The Patriots did confirm that Amendola suffered a concussion in Sunday’s win over the New Orleans Saints. This is the first news the Patriots have released regarding Amendola. Patriots officially list WR Danny Amendola & starting right guard Dan Connolly as having concussions on injury report. — Mike...

Danny Amendola Misses Practice All Week

Patriots receiver Danny Amendola (concussion) did not practice Friday and having missed all week should not be available for Sunday's game.Fantasy Spin:New England officially confirmed that Amendola has a concussion, but it typical fashion they aren't revealing much else. We don't expect him to play in Week 7.

Reports: Danny Amendola, Aqib Talib Among Four Players Absent at Patriots Practice

It’s looking more and more likely Danny Amendola and Aqib Talib will not be suiting up for the Patriots on Sunday. Amendola (concussion/groin) and Talib (hip) missed practice for the second straight day, according to multiple reports. Tommy Kelly (knee) and Leon Washington (ankle) missed practice, as well. Starting right guard Dan Connolly returned to the practice field...

Gronkowski still not been cleared to play, says Drew Rosenhaus

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has not yet been cleared to play by Dr. James Andrew, says his agent Drew Rosenhaus. “Up to this point he hasn’t been cleared to play in a game,” Rosenhaus said Thursday on the “Joe Rose Show” on 560 WQAM in Miami via “He has not been cleared by Dr. Andrews, who is the supervising doctor.” “Quite frankly...

Talib, Amendola Miss Second Straight Practice

For the second day in a row, the Patriots were without Danny Amendola and Aqib Talib at practice. Aqib Talib has a hip flexor injury and Danny Amendola suffered a concussion during the Saints game. Also not participating in practice were defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (knee injury) and Leon Washington. Kelly could be the most alarming absence as his injury goes back to...

Aqib Talib, Danny Amendola Among Five Players Missing From Wednesday’s Patriots Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots already lost Jerod Mayo to injured reserve on Wednesday. They were also missing five key players at practice. Aqib Talib, Danny Amendola, Tommy Kelly, Leon Washington and Dan Connolly were not present at the start of Wednesday’s session. Talib suffered a hip injury on Sunday against the Saints. Amendola and Connolly were both lost to head injuries...

Aqib Talib, Danny Amendola, Tommy Kelly Miss Patriots Practice Again, Status for Sunday in Doubt

FOXBORO, Mass. — For the second day in a row, Danny Amendola and Aqib Talib missed practice. It’s not looking good for either player to suit up on Sunday as Amendola recovers from a concussion and Talib mends his injured hip. Tommy Kelly (knee) and Leon Washington (ankle) also missed practice. Dan Connolly returned to practice after missing Wednesday’s session with...

Aqib Talib, Danny Amendola, Tommy Kelly not at Practice

Wednesday's practice had more missing notable names from it than usual and for the way that the Patriots' season has been going, that's pretty amazing. Jerod Mayo was placed on the season-ending injured reserve, so of course he was not present. More alarming were the absences of Aqib Talib, Danny Amendola and Tommy Kelly. Talib hobbled off the field in the...

Patriots Do Not Need to Trade for Receiver Due to Emergence of Kenbrell Thompkins, Aaron Dobson, Austin Collie

The minute Danny Amendola crumpled to the ground after receiving a brutal helmet-to-helmet hit, rumblings of the Patriots trading for a veteran wide receiver began again. Amendola’s injury also had fans grumbling over the decision to sign the former Ram over Wes Welker for the umpteenth time this season. And that, of course, is completely unfair. Amendola’s injury is no more...

Do the Patriots need to trade for a wide-receiver?

Lost in the excitement of the last second victory over New Orleans on Sunday was the fact that the New England Patriots made quite an effort to become the league-leader in dropped passes by the end of the day. Mere plays before the unicorn and show pony creating miracle touchdown throw to Kenbrell Thompkins, two dropped passes made it appear as if the Patriots would not get it done...

Week 6 Risers and Fallers

No Gronk. No Wilfork. No Kelly. No Vereen. then... No Connolly. No Talib. No Amendola. No Mayo. In the end, the Patriots were left with Tom Brady and seventy-three seconds.  In the end, that was enough to defeat the undefeated New Orleans Saints.  When Kenbrell Thompkins came down with that ball in the end zone, I nearly lost it.  Ok, I did...
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