The Patriots have doled out their annual awards for hard work and improvement in the offseason. Here's a look at each recipient, who will each receive a prime parking space at Gillette Stadium for their efforts.
The former Rams receiver has huge expectations for the season as the team's replacement for departed Pro Bowler Wes Welker. While Amendola is under a lot of pressure, he can also look at the situation as an opportunity to succeed with a Hall of Fame quarterback delivering him the ball. Early observations at camp have noted that Amendola has already developed some chemistry with Tom Brady (more on him in a second); its likely this is the result of lots of offseason work between the two (only some of which was joined by Terrell Owens).
The legendary quarterback was a mainstay on this list from 2001-2007, but hasn't appeared since as fatherhood and other, ahem, obligations have taken up more of his time during the offseason. Brady's reappearance on...