Now that Wes Welker is officially a member of the Denver Broncos, the 2013 NFL season will certainly be an interesting one for the New England Patriots as they look to make another run at a division title and be one of the top contenders in the AFC. With Welker out of the picture, the Patriots signed former St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola as a replacement and while only time will tell when it comes to whether or not this move will pay off, but if early signs are any indication–it looks like the Patriots will be just fine.
In fact, Brady and Amendola are already receiving praise for the type of chemistry they’ve been developing in workouts so far this offseason and as long as both players remain healthy–there’s no reason why they shouldn’t be able to display similar numbers as when Welker was on board. Amendola was already considered one of the league’s most dangerous wide receivers as a member of the Rams, but now that he’ll be playing alongside a future Hall of Fame quarterback in Brady–the wide receiver could be in for his best season in 2013.
As long as Brady is healthy, New England will always be seen as one of the top contenders in the AFC and while there was a bit of concern about replacing Welker with Amendola–early signs point to this move working out just fine for the Patriots next season.
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