Found August 26, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
This being the Patriots any talk about comparing new receiver Danny Amendola to the guy he replaced Wes Welker is squashed immediately. “That’s not something I need to worry about” Amendola said this spring. “I’m worried about the playbook and getting the routes down and getting on the same page with my teammates.” But it’s an obvious comparison given that Amendola is replacing Welker in the lineup and both are undersized overachieving slot receivers. Both went undrafted out of Texas Tech both bounced around the NFL before getting established and both signed five-year contracts to play in New England (Welker in 2007 Amendola this year). If Amendola 27 really didn’t like the Welker comparisons he probably wouldn’t have signed with the Patriots to fill Welker’s role. “It’s something that just . . . is” his father Willie Amendola said of the comparison. “Amendola and Welker get mentioned in the same sentence a bunch. I don’t know if he ever gets tired of it but you get used to i
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