Found July 22, 2013 on We Talk Fantasy Sports:
One thing you can bet on Danny Amendola doing this season is matching his career touchdown total of 7.  That is of course if he can stay healthy and play an entire season, which he has only done once in 4 NFL season and has managed just 42 career games.  Amendola's best season was in 2010 when he caught 83 passes for 689 yards and 3 touchdowns.  I am thinking that 32 receptions is a pretty good number for a prediction this season but the way the Patriots score, he is bound to have more than 3 TDs.  It's hard to imagine Amendola ever putting up a previous Welker type season, even if the Pats had Aaron Hernandez or Rob Gronkowski.  Look for the Patriots to shift back to the run a bit this season.Trying to compare the two wide receivers stats seems irrelevant as Wes Welker caught the most passes in the NFL 3 of the last 6 season.  But Welker now plays on a Denver Broncos team in which he is the third option for Peyton Manning.  Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker are the go to guys on the ball club and will still receive the majority of the targets.  That being said Welker has definitely lost some PPR value, but how much has yet to be seen.  What he will get though, are more open field opportunities with defenses focusing on Thomas and Decker, leaving Welker in his favorite position on the field, open space.  Think about it this way, Brandon Stokley caught 45 passes (58 targets) for 544 yards and 5 scores last season in 15 games (only 14 in which he recorded any stats).  Wes Welker should see a bit more targets than 58 and to be honest, should be able to do more with the ball after the catch than Stokley did (144 yards).Average Draft PositionDanny AmendolaESPN - 53.2 (19th WR overall)Between Mike Wallace and Hakeem NicksDrafted after Tony Gonzalez but before Eddie LacyYahoo - 48.9 (20th WR overall)Between Hakeem Nicks and Torrey SmithDrafted after Matt Ryan but before Torrey SmithCBS - 60.5 (20th WR overall)Between Eric Decker and Hakeem NicksDrafted after Jason Witten but before Ahmad BradshawWes WelkerESPN - 38.7(14th WR overall)Between Victor Cruz and Marques ColstonDrafted after Victor Cruz but before Montee BallYahoo - 44.3 (18th WR overall)Between Reggie Wayne and Hakeem NicksDrafted after Reggie Wayne but before Hakeem NicksCBS - 43.2 (14th WR overall)Between Vincent Jackson and Marques ColstonDrafted after Le'Veon Bell but before Chris IvorySo based on Average Draft Positions, who would you rather have?Who Would You Rather Have? Danny Amendola Wes Welker  pollcode.com free polls 
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