Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 4/4/13
After looking through a couple video highlights of new Patriots WR Danny Amendola, you can clearly see why he's drawn some serious comparisons to Wes Welker. Personally, I always thought that Amendola would fit in nicely, but after watching to film, my confidence has gone up. Here's a couple videos: Although very similar to Welker, there were a few things that popped into my head as I watched these clips. BE IN MIND THAT THESE ARE HIGHLIGHTS OF ONLY 2 GAMES, so the pool of evidence isn't very big. Needless to say, here's was I took note of: First off, Amendola doesn't seem to go over the middle as much as I expected, but he isn't afraid too. If you notice any pattern in his routes, it looks like he is a big fan of the quick out. Faking a vertical (or towards the middle) route then swiftly cutting towards the sidelines. From these highlights you can also see that he runs this route VERY well, and as a defender it is difficult to cover. You may also notice a few outside vertic...
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