5 Things To Know About Danny Amendola


5 things to know about new WR Danny Amendola.

New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) completes a reception during team warm ups prior to the NFL regular season week 8 football game against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017 in Foxboro, Mass.  The Patriots won the game 21-13. (Jim Mahoney via AP)

Amendola caught 60 or more passes in four of his nine NFL seasons, including 2017 when he had 61 receptions for 659 yards and two touchdowns.

New England Patriots' Rob Gronkowski, rear, celebrates his touchdown catch with wide receiver Danny Amendola during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

New England tight end Rob Gronkowski gave him the nickname "Playoff Danny" during the 2017 postseason. Amendola led the NFL in receptions during the 2017 playoffs with 26, eight more than any other player.


Amendola has 10 career 100-yard receiving games, including two in the 2017 playoffs.


Amendola has three two-touchdown games in his NFL career, two of which came in the playoffs. The other came against the Dolphins in Week 2 of the 2016 season.

New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola (80) arrives at U.S. Bank Stadium for the NFL Super Bowl LII football game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, MN.  (Jim Mahoney via AP)

In 2017, Amendola became the first NFL player to sign with the Ford Models agency.