The white numberless unrecognizable jerseys might as well have been a metaphor.
Tom Brady delivered passes to a relatively anonymous group of receivers throughout organized team activities and minicamp and Danny Amendola was the sole target who gained sustainable recognition amid the obscurity of seven dozen numberless jerseys.
Today when the Patriots take the practice field for the first day of training camp Brady will see how much progress the pass catchers have made. The Pats will get their numbers but will the digits amount to anything more than question marks?
This will be a unique test for the soon-to-be 36-year-old Brady who has lost Wes Welker Aaron Hernandez Brandon Lloyd and Danny Woodhead. Plus Rob Gronkowski is on the physically unable to perform list for an undetermined time.
Amendola dazzled in Welker’s absence earning high praise from Brady for a route adjustment but receivers Michael Jenkins Lavelle Hawkins Julian Edelman Aaron Dobson Josh Boyce and Kenbrell Thom...