Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 3/14/13
So, Danny Amendola wasn’t a reaction to Wes Welker‘s exit, after all. According to Tom E. Curran, the Patriots and the former Rams receiver agreed to the five-year deal on Tuesday — not Wednesday when the signing was leaked. That being said, Curran believes that the Pats had likely already moved on from Welker and went after Amendola when No. 83 went on the market. Check out Curran’s tweets below. Interesting news: Amendola signed with the Patriots on Tuesday. NE did not react to Denver, they made choice when Welker went to market— Tom E. Curran (@tomecurran) March 14, 2013 With Amendola ready to sign and Welker seeking 8 to 9 million and making visits, Pats moved on Amendola rather than drag feet and lose out.— Tom E. Curran (@tomecurran) March 14, 2013
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