After catching three passes for 16 yards in Week 1, Pats WR Danny Amendola hasn’t caught a pass in two games in a row for the first time in his career. On Saturday, the wide out said he was only looking ahead and trying to fill his role on the team as best he could.
“I’m not really focused on the past couple of games. I’m looking forward to this next game,” Amendola said. “With that said, everybody has a role. Whatever role that is, you have to produce in that role. Whatever they ask you do in the play, you have to get your job done. That’s really all I’m focused on.”
The state sheet hasn’t been kind to Amendola in the early portion of this season and part of the reason is due to penalties. Technically, Amendola has only been targeted once in each of the past two games. That hasn’t happened since the first two games of his 2009 rookie season.
Amendola has had three decent-sized gains called back because of penalties the story says, but even with those plays his total yards would be 76 instead of 16. No one on the Pats is really lighting it up though, and QB Tom Brady recently said only WR Julian Edelman is playing well enough among the group. Someone will need to step up but until then no one other than Edelman among WRs is fantasy lineup worthy.