How Wes Welker’s Replacement Started To Win Over Boston

You’re a good man, Danny Amendola.

Earlier this offseason, the New England Patriots decided not to bring back fan-favorite and star wide receiver Wes Welker. Welker in turn signed with the Denver Broncos where he’ll play with Boston’s most hated quarterback Peyton Manning.

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So the Patriots turned to rising star Danny Amendola in free agency to fill Welker’s shoes. No easy task, especially considering how beloved Welker was in Boston.

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5. But with one tweet last night, Amendola went a long way to making New Englanders forget about Welker.

Classy move, Danny. Classy move.

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