Danny Amendola is a person of many abilities with the Detroit Lions, and his latest one would possibly simply get the eye of latest particular groups coach Brayden Coombs.
Not too long ago, whereas working forward of Lions camp, Amendola hauled in a 60 yard punt from behind his again, making the insane play look fairly straightforward.
Right here’s a glance:
@dannyamendola out right here making hauling in 60 yard punts look too straightforward 🥱👀🔥 this #vet is prepared for #camp #NFL #Detroit #Lions pic.twitter.com/vrEPboBuOl
— Monarc (@MonarcSport) July 29, 2020
Amendola has returned punts earlier than, however the Lions have a stable particular groups returner in Jamal Agnew and their group is already poised to be one of many higher ones within the league for this coming season. Nonetheless, it’s nice to know they’ve acquired a useful pair of arms in Amendola ought to they want them in 2020.
That’s true regardless that the play isn’t one which anyone ought to strive at dwelling or in an NFL sport.
Danny Amendola Has Finest NFL Fingers
Amendola is definitely one of the vital very important members of the workforce given his wonderful arms within the slot, and his numbers are not any slouch as he retains his profession going. In reality, the Lions have one of many high wideouts within the sport by way of catch proportion within the final 5 years.
Amendola has caught 71.4% of his passes, which is the 4th greatest whole within the league over that span. The chief Michael Thomas has caught an absurd 78% of his passes on this span of time.
Highest catch % amongst WRs since 2015 (min 300 targets):
1. #Saints Michael Thomas (78.1%)
2. #Titans Adam Humphries (71.5%)
2. #Seahawks Tyler Lockett (71.5%)
4. #Lions Danny Amendola (71.4%)
5. #Chargers Keenan Allen (69.6%) pic.twitter.com/ivf7LewrUv
— CTB (@catchtheblitz) July 18, 2020
This offseason, the Lions introduced again Amendola and it was doubtless for that reason. He’s a steady, veteran move catcher for the workforce and a man the Lions can rely on in an enormous solution to make all of the wanted performs. These numbers solely assist show why he was a high precedence for the workforce.
Danny Amendola Outlines Daring Objectives for Lions
By no means shy about offering his opinion, Amendola was requested about what he needs for the Lions on a latest convention name, and wasn’t shy about saying that he has large plans he talks about routinely for the workforce. Most notably, Amendola needs to host a house playoff sport at Ford Discipline and get the town going.
Amendola: “What Kenny (Golladay) & I speak about now’s we need to win. We need to get to the playoffs. We need to have a house playoff sport at Ford Discipline. I inform him as a lot as I can there’s nothing like that feeling of successful in your metropolis & that’s what we need to see probably the most.”
— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) Might 20, 2020
Statements like that can solely endear Amendola to followers and his adopted dwelling metropolis much more. Amendola has skilled this in New England, and it’s this sort of management which makes his a participant to observe. The Lions haven’t been to the playoffs since 2017 and haven’t gained a sport there for the reason that 1990s, so Amendola needs to make historical past.
Generally, speaking about it’s the greatest step to creating it occur. It’s clear Amendola has the expertise and mindset with the intention to take cost and assist the workforce excessive.
That ought to resonate with a fan base that’s hungry to win.
Danny Amendola’s 2019 Stats
Amendola made his largest mark within the league when he was on the Patriots, however he had a formidable bounce again season in 2019. He put up 678 yards and 1 landing for the Lions final yr. That was one yr after his 575 yard efficiency with the Miami Dolphins. As a complete, he’s put up 5,362 yards and 21 touchdowns within the NFL, that are very stable numbers.
This previous season, Amendola didn’t look to be slowing down at 34 years previous with the Lions. It’s doubtless that he has loads left, and the Lions doubtless love his management as a lot as his capacity to make key catches in site visitors for the workforce.
Watching Amendola make performs like this, even in apply, will merely by no means get previous.
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