Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 3/7/13
According to multiple reports the Patriots will be interested in Danny Amendola from the Rams when it comes time for the “Legal Tampering Period” (as if they haven’t already started). Amendola will most likely be a target if the Patriots lose out in the Wes Welker drama. If they try and stick Amendola in to replace Welker I say poop, garbage, no, bad and why. Amendola certainly has decent stats when he’s out there and I’m not predicting a failure, but if Welker goes somewhere else, don’t you want to shift Hernandez into the slot and spend some money on an outside guy? Lloyd’s all but gone, and you have Jake Ballard coming back after his year off to insert into Hernandez’s spot. I don’t think that the Patriots need to go out and sign an outside guy and another slot guy like is being reported. Amendola has a similar skill set to Welker and caught 63 balls in the 11 games he played last season. Games played since he came into the league are: 2009: 14; 2010: 16; 2011: 1; 2012: 11....
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