Danny Amendola’s advice to those on roster bubble? ‘Control what you can’

FOXBORO, Mass. — As a near lock to make the New England Patriots’ 53-man roster, Danny Amendola has the luxury of treating this preseason as a warm-up rather than an audition. The 29-year-old wide receiver wasn’t always so lucky, however. Entering the NFL as an undrafted rookie in 2008, Amendola began each of his first two professional seasons on the practice squad, first...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola: People still doubt what I can do – ESPN

http://espn.go.com/blog/new-england-patriots/post/_/id/4783590/danny-amendola-people-still-doubt-what-i-can-do?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter Posted from PatriotsExtra
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots Position Preview: Wide receivers/ Tight ends

The New England Patriots’ offense has been a bright spot for the last couple of years, In fact, the Patriots offense was ranked in the top five of the NFL for the last five consecutive seasons. The Patriots have not won less than 1o games since 2002, which they have proved to possess a level of consistency over the past seasons. No wonder they are the reigning Super Bowl Champions...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the Patriots Have the League’s Best Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article As long as Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are with the Patriots, their offense will hum along year after year. It’s just one of those things you’re certain of. They return most of the same receivers from last season, including Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola, and Brandon LaFell, which may not seem like a...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Amendola ready for bigger role with Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Danny Amendola celebrated a one-handed touchdown catch at New England Patriots camp Friday by getting up and firing the ball into the stands. That's worth a fine during games. Not in training camp. ''It was just a souvenir - appreciation for the fans coming out,'' Amendola said after making the catch over cornerback Logan Ryan during the workout. It came...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola: Patriots QB Jimmy Garoppolo ‘Is Continuing To Improve’

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is under the microscope at training camp and he’s handled it well through the first three days of practices. “Jimmy is continuing to improve,” Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola said. “He’s learning the ways of the NFL and he’s going to continue to learn forever, as long as he’s playing...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Danny Amendola ‘Had A Really Good Offseason’

FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola hasn’t made the kind of impact in the regular season that many people expected of him when he signed in 2013. After tallying 54 receptions and two touchdowns in 12 games for the Patriots in 2013, Amendola caught just 28 passes with only one touchdown in 16 games last season. However, he did play an important role...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Resume' - Danny Amendola

What if New England Patriots' head ball coach required resumes from his players - what would those look like?  We take a stab at them, in alphabetical order...Dear Coach,Thanks for having my back!It is amazing how so many people in the media act like it is their money you are spending on players, and even more amazing that they actually bought the idea that you were slashing my...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Danny Amendola poised for a breakout season?

The worst feeling in all of sports is when you see a bright and shining star with nothing but untapped potential go down with a severe injury or multiple injuries.  While this player may not exactly be a “star” Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola knows all too well what it is like to have injuries derail a career. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Based on the controversy they’d...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola, Darryl Roberts Among Patriots Offseason Standouts

Bill Belichick must have been in a good mood Wednesday. Belichick canceled the last day of New England Patriots minicamp for the third time in four years. The Patriots goofed off in their practice bubble playing indoor soccer last spring. The Patriots didn’t appear to show any post-Super Bowl complacency this spring. The Patriots had a short offseason, but that didn’t seem to...
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June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Musket Reloaded - Part 4: Patriots Boast Biggest, Best Pass Catching Corps In NFL

Brady's top four targets Amendola (80), Gronkowski (87), Edelman (11) and LaFell (19, bottom right) are back in 2015The New England Patriots may have the largest stable of pass catchers in the National Football League.Certainly, the have the largest tight end corps in the league, and probably the most talented as well, and when combined with a litter of wide receivers that excel...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Tom Brady declines to speak at Best Buddies Football Challenge

BOSTON — It was business as usual for Tom Brady on Friday, save for one usual task. The New England Patriots signal-caller participated in organized team activities during the afternoon then took a trip up to Harvard Stadium to quarterback for both teams in the Best Buddies Football Challenge. Brady typically speaks to the media at halftime of the charity event but declined to...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola: I Want To Stay With The Patriots ‘As Long As I Can’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Danny Amendola proved he’s all about the “Patriot Way” this offseason by taking a pay cut to stay in New England and defend the team’s Super Bowl title. Amendola lowered his 2015 salary cap hit from $5.7 million to $3.116 million, freeing up $2,583,334 for the Patriots to spend on other players. Amendola, who came on strong late in the season and into the...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New England Patriots re-sign WR Danny Amendola

This move was made last month, but I didn’t originally grade it because I thought it was just a pure pay cut. I don’t grade pure pay cuts because there’s no downside for a team involved so it’s a pretty boring grade. However, it does appear that Amendola was given some guarantees as part of this restructure, whereas originally he didn’t have any money guaranteed in any...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots are targeting Stevie Johnson in free agency

The New England Patriots are keeping Danny Amendola around on a reduced salary, but they might not be finished adding wide receivers this offseasonThe Patriots are targeting receiver Stevie Johnson in free agency, sources told NBC4’s Dianna Marie Russini. Johnson caught 35 passes for 435 yards with three touchdowns with the San Francisco 49ers last season in 13 games with one...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Smart Move? Patriots WR Amendola Sticks Around, For Less.

Both the New England Patriots and wide out, Danny Amendola, found a happy medium, it what has been a rocky financial relationship.
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola’s Contract Restructure Frees Up Over $2.5M In Salary Cap Room

Danny Amendola has one more year to prove his worth on the New England Patriots. The slot receiver did the Patriots a big favor by lowering his 2015 salary cap hit from $5.7 million to $3.116 million, according to a source, freeing up $2,583,334. Amendola received a $500,000 signing bonus but had his base salary cut from $4 million to $1.25 million. Amendola’s 2016 ($5 million...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola Restructures Contract To Stay With Patriots

Danny Amendola values winning over money. The New England Patriots wide receiver restructured his contract with the New England Patriots, according to a source. A plan has been in place since Tuesday for Amendola to cut down his salary, giving the Patriots extra cap room. Amendola’s new contract is for three years and worth $12.75 million, according to various reports. His new...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots’ 2015 Outlook: Wide Receiver Again A Team Need In Free Agency

Editor’s note: NESN.com will go position by position to break down the Patriots’ depth chart heading into the 2015 offseason. Next up: the wide receivers. Every offseason is like “Groundhog Day” for the New England Patriots. They wake up in February, smack their alarm at 6 a.m., run into Ned Ryerson and need a wide receiver. Obviously the Patriots are set with their No....
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston TV Station Measures Snow Totals Using Local Athletes (Photo)

Two things Boston has plenty of are sports and snow, so why not find some way to combine the two? WCVB sure did. The ABC affiliate station created a graphic during the city’s latest winter storm Monday that used local athletes to measure snow totals. After 74 inches of the white stuff (as of Monday afternoon), 5-foot-9 Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

How improbable was Patriots comeback Super Bowl win?

We have seen the basic statistics. The Seattle Seahawks were undefeated with Russell Wilson under center when leading by double-digits entering the fourth quarter. The league’s No. 1 overall defense had given up more than 10 points in a quarter just one time since Week 9 entering the Super Bowl. Defying any logic, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots were able to pull off one...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLIX draws highest overnight rating in history

GLENDALE, AZ – FEBRUARY 01: Julian Edelman #11 of the New England Patriots celebrates with Danny Amendola #80 as he catches a three yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) It looks like the Super Bowl is going to...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patriots 'Belichick-ize' Will Ferrell's hoodie on Fallon

The New England Patriots wasted no time making the celebratory rounds after winning the Super Bowl. Just hours after defeating the Seattle Seahawks in one of the best Super Bowl games of all time, a few Patriots made swung by a live edition of “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.” Brandon LaFell, Danny Amendola and LeGarrette Blount made the quick appearance, and as you might...
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February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Danny Amendola Brings the Patriots Within Three Midway Through the Fourth Quarter

The New England Patriots are just as good at playing the part of the comeback kids as the Seattle Seahawks are and proved it in the second half of the Super Bowl. After falling behind by 10-points in the third quarter the Patriots kept plugging away until they got within scoring position midway through the final quarter.Danny Amednola was more than happy to haul in a four-yard pass...
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February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Tom Brady hits Danny Amendola for fourth quarter TD in Super Bowl 49

This one is getting interesting as the Patriots cut the Seahawks lead to 24-21.
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February 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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