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    This is a great way to build rapport with your field general. Hopefully they gain that chemistry early that Brady and receivers need to be successful together. I certainly wouldn't want Amendola to end up as another Ochocinco-esque flame-out.
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    This is what Brady did with Welker. This is what Peyton Manning does with all his receivers.
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    this is nice....there's gotta be something "REAL BAD!!!!!!!" about this news...I'm too homeristic to figure out why....maybe one of our resident pessimists from the Pats Pantheon of Negativity can run down all the "REAL BAD!!!!!!" things about this.....please, enlighten the rest of us stupid peons who follow and root for the Pats why this is "REAL BAD NEWS!!!!!!"...must be a thousand reasons, right?
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    Lets hope this guy can catch better than the guy in the Easter Bunny suit they already brought in to practice with Brady... ;)
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    Once thing i like about him/this situation...he can go deeper than welker..is more of a deep threat mid field..says healthy and could help our down field game more than most think
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    Ok Joker, you asked for this Smart Guy!
    DA misses his first session with TFB due to a chronic arthritis condition but gets there just in time for session #2. Getting dressed in the locker room he aggravates a flat foot condition while tying his cleats. Hobbling out to field he takes his first pass from TFB which immediately aggravates an acute preexisting hangnail condition. Now done for the day, he goes into shower only to slip on a banana peel and injure his bursa sac. Out indefinitely. Patriots should have known better!!
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    That is a great way to look at it! Look, WW was a great Patriot. It is too bad he is gone but he is gone. Now we have DA. He has shown enough prior to coming here to have some optimism that he will bring good things to the Patriots. There just is no point to looking down on DA and expecting an inevitable drop off from WW. Seriously, what's the point? We are Patriot fans who live and die (figuratively speaking) on their Sunday success or lack thereof. BB/Kraft's mistakes/faults not withstanding (real or imagined), why not look at the unknown for the 2013 season through the prism of optimism?? Me, I see DA as the potential next big pass catching machine for the Patriots/for the final few years of TFB. Since no one can say that is not going to be the case, why not be optimistic and let's see what we see this Fall?
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    you can't fool me with that flimsily disguised piece of tripe....YOU are a homer , masquerading as a discount store chicken little....what I want is the GENUINE full blown pessimist, the "KNOWER OF THINGS!!!!" fan who knows all and sees all and thinks he should be running things for Kraft...that person who has knocked every single move the Patriots have made this off season and castigated the Patriots for NOT making certain moves, HE, the "KNOWER OF THINGS", has declared as absolute truth proving the Patriots are "REAL BAD!!!!!!".

    I know you're out there, Bobby Bawkley...start squawking...I just have to know the "REAL BAD!!!!!" things this report means for the Pats.
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    spending all this time out west hanging by the pool w/ TB and his wife's supermodel girlfriends is going to cut into DA's Foxboro house hunting time.

    maybe he will have to get a place more than 5 m from the facility:eek:
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    anybody else actually watch the accompanying bayless-smith segment. while smith is still annoying-bad (and i usually avoid) and skip just annoying; i think they actually hit it pretty close.

    DA is a TALENT upgrade with Durability & long term Sustained Production CONCERNS (unstated: who would also have to have a good bit of luck to come close to matching WW production for last 5 in coming 5).

    In short, OVER A 16 GAME SEASON -you would probably rather have WW....but.....in ONE GAME (heck, say an afccg or SB) - you might be better off with DA.
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    Hey, it's Friday night past 2am. The bar is about to close its doors and you're running out of time/options. Sure, I was feeding you a line....but I think for tonight it's as good as you're gonna get!
    And my Chicken Little act was way better than dime store Pal!!:D
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    Well the obvious answer is that what good does have a rapport do if you are on IR :D only half kidding though..
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    That's an interesting hypothetical.

    WW was our pass catching machine. When the Patriots needed 6 yards, WW was there for 7 yards very consistently. It is hard to argue a guy, DA, who averages less receptions would be the better guy even for one game. I'm not saying that as a fact, just saying it isn't an easy point to argue. And the "talent upgrade" suggestion means very little. Production is what counts.

    With that said, given DA showed very solid numbers in the last two seasons he actually played (or mostly played), and given he is coming to a team that is likely much more conducive to catching passes, and given he is approaching his prime, let's see what he does here. He may show he is not only the guy you would want in that AFCCG, he may show he is more than that. I am optimistic of that possibility.
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    We can compare Danny Amendola to Wes Welker for an eternity, but why bother? Welker's not here anymore. It doesn't matter that Amendola would have to double his productivity just to equal Welker's stats. All that matters is Amendola goes out there and does the absolute best he can for this team on that field and stays healthy.

    I'm done stressin over Welker bein gone. I'm lookin forward. And I choose to support Danny Amendola. Let's go, 2013 season.
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    I don't believe a single word of this report that DA is going out west to work with Brady. WHY? Because we were told by our overlords in the media that Brady was UNBELIEVABLY pissed at both Kraft and the Pats for no bringing back Welker. He'd never do anything as disloyal to his best bud, as work out with his replacement. :eek: This CAN'T be true.

    They told me all this on the internet, and as we all know, you can't lie on the internet. ;)
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    Yes, I know I'm taking a tongue-in-cheek quote and answering seriously, but hey, this is the internet. :rolleyes:

    The media overlords make Brady seem like this over-emotional basket case who can't work hard if he's pissed off. Hell, I'm frequently pissed off at the management where I work. Doesn't stop me from doing my job, and I get paid a whole lot less, and the evidence of any lassitude isn't examined in fine detail by 100 million guys with nothing else to do.

    Brady was never going to sulk. He's no Randy Moss.
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    Dont get me wrong. I wanted WW to make the deal and stay.......but

    thinking about it WW got his #s and moved the chains sure. But did you EVER get the feeling that he TOOK OVER A GAME.

    Jesters /Ravens figured out the counter - PLAY WHACK A MOLE; by the 3Q he wont be as good and you can pull the game out.

    One way of thinking about it is WW is BB's Defense in reverse. He traps the offense into giving the other team a freebie BEND-BUT-DONT BREAK D. IF you DONT have another (Explosive) option there like Gronkadez or Corey Dillon to make the D pay then you are just moving down the field but not getting in when it counts.

    Personnally at least in the last AFCCG I blame the play calling and lack of reliance on running game more than the above theory; but it is a theory with some logic to it.
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    Giselle will welcome this summer visitor to her West Coast home. At last, Brady won't have to throw the ball and catch it at the same time.
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    It goes even deeper than that. Look at the contract Flacco got, or Romo!!!!! Aaron Rogers is going to get the biggest deal of all, and Manning is breaking the bank in Denver.

    Now look at Tom Brady, who can absolutely argue that HE should be the highest paid. And look what he did. Unbelievable. They just don't make athletes like this anymore, and what a refreshing thing it is.

    And for those saying, "Yeah well, Gisele makes more anyway," it isn't about the money with these other guys as much as it's about the EGO. There's no difference in lifestyle between 50 million and 100 million. It's about feeding the appreciation appetite and the ego.

    Brady is in a class all by himself.
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    Brady has already reached the top of Maslow's pyramid and is working his way down it now. :rocker:

    The other QB's are still stroking their egos.
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    Amendola staying at the west wing of the mansion. TB needs to keep his throws away from the moat amd keep the alligators well fed. Don't want Danny getting hurt before ota's.

    Definitely a good thing though. Hope they build a whole new dynamic duo this season.
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    I definitely believe ...TB was to zoned in on WW too often also. With him gone, I see us going back to our roots.......of having TB distributing the ball more and throwing to the open receiver. I think we need to add another receiver too ....as I think BB's work is still a work in progress....so ...keep your chin up ..fellow Pats Fans :)
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    Amendola To Pratice With Brady Out West

    Exactly, and then he also won't be zoned on another choker.
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    lol, i can see the headlines now..

    "Amendola out for the season after breaking his collarbone practicing in shorts and a tshirt out west with Brady."
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    I will be holding my breath all training camp hoping he doesn't get hurt :ugh:
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    Yes there were several instances. I remember one game (Broncos??) where the entire Patriots offense was pathetic the entire first half, first drive of the second half Welker had like 6 catches for 80 yards and a TD. Just willed the Patriots back to life.

    Welker has taken over games and dominated defenses on many occasions. I wouldn't be surprised him to do the same against us when we play him this season.
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