Best way to attack Richard Sherman could be with Julian Edelman or Danny Amendola

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, FileRichard Sherman is an elite corner. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. But if the Patriots expect to walk out with a 4th ring, they'll have to challenge Sherman some way. How? The numbers suggest that Julian Edelman or Danny Amendola might be the way to go.By the numbers, per MassLive:This season, including the playoffs, quarterbacks targeting Sherman...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman will be healthy this time around

Jared Wickerham/Getty ImagesA lot of talk going into the AFC Championship game this weekend is whats going to be different from the last time these two teams met back in week 11. A lot of that talk centered on players that might have missed the last game or role players that will have to step up.But a key stat that is going under the radar is how one of the best Patriots players...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Amendola enjoys playing 'Braveheart' on special teams

Danny Amendola hasn't done a whole lot on offense this season, aside from a handful of catches in the regular season and hauling in a bomb from fellow wideout Julian Edelman last weekend. Amendola, however, has established a nice little niche as a return man for the New England Patriots. Apparently, it's like being in a movie. A crazy, medieval war movie."I love playing special...
Via AFC East Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola Emerging As Patriots’ Secret Weapon At Perfect Time

FOXBORO, Mass. — Danny Amendola is in the process of proving doubters wrong as the New England Patriots’ season reaches its apex. There were valid questions whether Amendola and fellow undersized receiver Julian Edelman could co-exist in the Patriots’ offense. Edelman has had two consecutive breakout seasons while Amendola became an afterthought as the team’s No. 3 receiver...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Trick Plays and David Blatt’s latest comments: While We’re Waiting…

Nothing says Monday in January like a nice 90 minute commute despite living just 20 miles south of the city. I’m not sure how many of you make the trek to downtown Cleveland every morning, but this innerbelt bridge thing needs to get finished pronto. Traffic isn’t meant to go from four lanes to one in the matter of a mile or so. Factor in snow banks and it’s just a mess. But...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos Of The Day: The 5 Best Shots From Patriots v.s Ravens

Let’s start with the best play of the game which was also probably the best play of the Patriots’ season. Julian Edelman to Danny Amendola for a 51-yard touchdown to tie the game at 28 in the 3rd quarter. Oh, and “The Pass” is already a t-shirt. This next picture is on the “Best Of” list because it is the most unlikely of pictures. First, you have Amendola smiling. An...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Julian Edelman Selling T-Shirts Commemorating ‘The Pass’ (Photo)

Did you watch Julian Edelman’s touchdown pass to Danny Amendola on Saturday and think, “Man, I really wish I had that play on a T-shirt.” Well, if you did, you’re in luck. It took the New England Patriots wide receiver less than 24 hours to begin selling shirts commemorating “The Pass” on his personal website. The gadget play — which featured the first pass of Edelman’s...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Amendola Has Best Game of Year In Divisional Win

Patriots receiver Danny Amendola picked a great time to have his best game in New England.Fantasy Spin:Amendola caught five passes for 81 yards and two touchdowns against the Ravens in the AFC Division Round. The second touchdown pass came from Julian Edelman on a trick play in the third quarter. This kind of performance is exactly what the Patriots were hoping to get from Amendola...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

‘It Was Awesome': Patriots, Ravens React To Julian Edelman’s Touchdown Pass

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman’s past life as a college quarterback finally paid off Saturday night. The New England Patriots wide receiver found fellow wideout Danny Amendola on a 51-yard touchdown pass — a play that will serve as the signature moment of the Patriots’ wild, 35-31 win over the Baltimore Ravens. Unsurprisingly, Edelman’s heave was a popular topic of conversation...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman, Danny Amendola Patriots TD Has Been In The Making For Years

FOXBORO, Mass — Make no mistake, Julian Edelman’s 51-yard touchdown pass wasn’t just drawn up on the sideline, playground-style. The play, in which Edelman hit fellow New England Patriots receiver Amendola in stride for a tying score, has been in the making for years now. The Patriots practiced it over the summer in training camp, though reporters weren’t allowed to write...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: The New England Patriots escape in an instant classic

Wow… what a freakin’ game. I know the Patriots won, but credit has to be given to everyone on the field, including the Ravens. Both teams played with heart, and this game could have easily gone the other way if one or two plays fell differently. MVP – Rob Gronkowski When the Patriots were down and in need of a boost, it was Rob Gronkowski they looked towards, and he delivered...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola's role may not be huge but he makes the most of it

When Danny Amendola signed with the New England Patriots, many thought he would be the heir apparent to Wes Welker. But Julian Edelman's emergence kept Amendola down on the depth chart.Even though many people have written him off as a bad signing, you can point to a couple of games this year that the Patriots might very well have lost if not for Amendola coming up big when his number...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots overcome two 14-point deficits to beat Ravens

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The New England Patriots will host the AFC Championship Game next Sunday after erasing two 14-point deficits to beat the Baltimore Ravens 35-31 in an AFC divisional round matchup. Tom Brady’s third touchdown pass gave New England its first lead with about five minutes remaining.  Justin Tucker had given the Ravens a 31-28 lead on a 25-yard...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Julian Edelman Hit Danny Amendola for a 51-Yard Touchdown

What an awesome play this was. Catching a lateral from quarterback Tom Brady, New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman then tossed the ball to Danny Amendola for a 51-year touchdown to tie the AFC Divisional Playoff matchup up at 28 in the third quarter. This play couldn’t have been more beautifully executed considering it was Edelman’s very first NFL pass attempt....
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Julian Edelman throws TD on trick play

FOXBORO, Mass. — As anyone who even casually follows the New England Patriots knows, wide receiver Julian Edelman used to line up at quarterback during his college days at Kent State. The Patriots chose to utilize Edelman’s arm, however. Until Saturday. With the Patriots trailing the Baltimore Ravens 28-21 in the third quarter of their divisional-round matchup, offensive...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots: Edelman to Amendola for touchdown pass to tie game against Ravens (GIF)

The Patriots have tied up Satruday’s AFC Divisional Round playoff game against the Ravens thanks to a 51-yard touchdown pass from Julian Edelman to Danny Amendola. On the play Tom Brady throws a backwards pass to Edelman who then airs it out for Amendola who hauls in his second touchdown reception of the game. The pass attempt was the first in the NFL career of Edelman. Twice...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady sets record for most playoff passing yards

      This embed is invalid   " /> Tom Brady has unseated Peyton Manning, at least temporarily.   Brady leapfrogged Manning for the most career passing yards in NFL playoff history Saturday with a 15-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola in the second quarter of the New England Patriots’ AFC divisional-round playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens at...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola’s Incredible Effort Results In Patriots Touchdown (Video)

FOXBORO, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski isn’t the only New England Patriots pass-catcher who can shake a tackle or two. Danny Amendola showed off some evasive ability during the second quarter of Saturday’s divisional-round matchup with the Baltimore Ravens. After receiving a Tom Brady pass in the flats, the Patriots wideout powered through an arm tackle by safety Matt Elam, tight...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola leaps into endzone to tie game (GIF)

The New England Patriots have scored 14 straight points to even up their AFC Divisional Round game against the Baltimore Ravens. After the Ravens struck twice in the first quarter, the Patriots have rallied back. First it was Tom Brady rushing in on a four-yard run near the end of the first quarter. A little more than 15 minutes later it was Brady throwing a pass to the maligned...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Collins, Danny Amendola Star In Patriots’ Meaningless Loss To Bills

FOXBORO, Mass. — Streaks are meant to be broken. The Buffalo Bills beat the New England Patriots for the first time ever at Gillette Stadium and for the first time in Foxboro since 2000. Even backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s fourth-quarter heroics weren’t enough to catch the Bills. Despite the Patriots’ sloppy 17-9 loss, there were some bright moments. Check out who shined...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola provides necessary insurance for Patriots

Erik Frenz, Boston.com:Stock Up:Danny Amendola: With Julian Edelman out, the Patriots needed someone to step up in a big way. Enter Danny Amendola, who has been all but a non-factor in the offense this season. Amendola made eight catches for 63 yards on the day, and also had a few key returns on special teams (91 yards on five kickoff returns, 63 yards on three punt returns).In 14...
Via Patriots Life
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Amendola Takes Advantage Of Increased Role In Patriots’ Win

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — There were a few weeks when some of the more hysterical New England Patriots fan wondered why Danny Amendola was still on the team. Wonder no longer. Amendola stepped in admirably Sunday for a concussed Julian Edelman, taking over the injured receiver’s role as the Patriots’ primary slot/”Z” receiver. Without Amendola, the already stagnant Patriots’...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dont’a Hightower, Danny Amendola Among Patriots’ Stars In Win Over Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New England Patriots proved one thing Sunday: They can win ugly. Playing one of the worst teams in the NFL, the Patriots beat the New York Jets just 17-16 as they had trouble moving the ball on offense and stopping the Jets’ rushing attack. The Patriots’ offensive line allowed four sacks to the Jets as quarterback Tom Brady was getting beat up all...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Julian Edelman Out in Week 16 so Perhaps Pick up Danny Amendola?

New England Patriots’ wide receiver Julian Edelman who is dealing with a concussion and an injured thigh will not be active in Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. Reportedly, Edelman didn’t even travel with his team to New Jersey, further solidifying the fact. Without quarterback Tom Brady’s No. 1 … The post Julian Edelman Out in Week 16 so Perhaps Pick up Danny Amendola...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Stevan Ridley Picks Up $20K Jewelry Tab For Danny Amendola, Ex-Teammate

Stevan Ridley is already in the giving spirit. The New England Patriots running back, who suffered season-ending ACL and MCL tears in his right knee back in October, hit up the Nialaya jewelry store in Los Angeles with teammate Danny Amendola and former LSU teammate Ron Brooks recently, TMZ Sports reports. The trio did some serious damage, picking out all types of jewelry that...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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