The me-first wide receiver tucked away his ego when he joined the Patriots and became a model citizen. Trouble is, he contributed next-to-nothing on the field.
The Patriots lost another offensive weapon when, days after Rob Gronkowski underwent season-ending back surgery, Danny Amendola hobbled off the field with a foot injury in New England's 26-10 win over the Rams on Sunday.
On Monday morning, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reported the extent of the injury:
Amendola's absence creates an immediate issue on special teams, but also thins the wide-receiver corps as the team heads down the final stretch and attempts to secure home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs.
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