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Lions sign free agent wide receiver Danny Amendola

Allen Park, Mich. – The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed free agent WR Danny Amendola. Additional contract terms were not disclosed.

Amendola enters his 11th NFL season after spending the 2018 campaign with the Miami Dolphins, where he appeared in 15 games (15 starts) and totaled 59 receptions for 575 yards and one touchdown. Prior to Miami, he spent five seasons with the New England Patriots (2013-2017) after beginning his NFL career with the St. Louis Rams (2009-12).

A former undrafted rookie free agent with the Cowboys in 2008 out of Texas Tech, Amendola has appeared in 126 career regular season games (61 starts). His career totals include 485 receptions for 4,684 yards and 20 touchdowns. In 13 career postseason games, including three Super Bowl appearances, he has totaled 57 receptions for 709 yards and six touchdowns.

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