Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola missed practice on Monday, which led to questions for coach Bill Belichick on Tuesday about the status of the team’s top receiver.
Anyone expecting a detailed account of why Amendola was out of practice, when he’ll be expected to return and how he’s feeling is going to be disappointed, but they probably shouldn’t have been looking to Belichick for that kind of answer in the first place.
Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com reports that Belichick said Amendola is day-to-day while avoiding any and all specifics about the nature of the injury. Without more information, that doesn’t sound like a particularly serious concern.
The Patriots play on Thursday against the Lions in their third preseason game of the year, a contest that tends to serve as a dress rehearsal for the regular season. If Amendola’s on the field for the game, there won’t be much to worry about, even with his frequent appearances on injury reports over the course of his career.