Danny Amendola, WR New England Patriots

2015 Strength of Schedule - NE
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
31
PIT
8
@BUF
15
JAX
BYE5
@DAL
4
@IND
2
NYJ
23
MIA
32
WAS
11
@NYG
8
BUF
13
@DEN
28
PHI
29
@HOU
17
TEN
2
@NYJ
23
@MIA

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2014 Game Stats
WeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRSnaps%
1MIA316055.330000-61/8671%
2MIN0001-0000-18/6528%
3OAK0001-0000-27/7536%
4KC0000-0000-28/5056%
5CIN17017.000000-19/8622%
6BUF0000-0000-21/7130%
7NYJ1191319.000000-22/5739%
8CHI25022.500000-37/7351%
9DEN2350317.500000-45/8454%
10BYE------------
11IND213026.500000-23/7730%
12DET0001-0000-14/7818%
13GB0001-0000-12/5621%
14SD37032.330000-18/7723%
15MIA1110111.000000-12/6518%
16NYJ8630117.880000-45/6470%
17BUF424076.000000-54/6781%
Totals272001427.4100000.00456/113140%

Most Recent News

Patriots TE Tim Wright could be 'a bigger part of the plan' vs. Ravens

Monday, January 5, 2015, 6:16pm

Mike Reiss, ESPN - [Full Article]

The Ravens are one of the tougher run defenses in the NFL, ranking fourth this season in holding opponents to an average of 88.3 yards per game and not allowing a 100-yard rusher in the past 27 games. They are a sturdy front seven and with this in mind, it's hard to imagine the Patriots go with a heavy diet of bigger personnel and a power-running approach. Instead, a more likely scenario is that the Patriots attempt to manipulate matchups in hopes of lightening the box and getting the Ravens into sub packages to test their overall quality and depth in the defensive backfield, which is their primary area of vulnerability. For the Patriots to do this, adding a second tight end with more of a pass-catching profile, third receiver, or second running back makes sense. This is where Wright, a "move" tight end, could be a bigger factor. When blocking-based tight end Michael Hoomanawanui is paired with Rob Gronkowski, it usually results in opponents playing base defense. But when Wright is paired with Gronkowski, it has sometimes been sub because he's more of a pass-catching threat. The Patriots have had success going up-tempo with that grouping as well, so we could envision Wright being a bigger part of the plan Saturday, with receiver Danny Amendola and running back Brandon Bolden (in a two-back set with Shane Vereen) as other options.

Fantasy Impact:

Wright's production has been spotty, but when the Patriots have called his number, he has usually delivered.

Scouting Report

Week 20 vs Colts
Amendola enjoyed his best game of the 2014 season at the most important time, putting up a 5-82-2 line. He may be a reasonable dart this weekend, but his floor is extremely low, as in zero.

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