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News: 2 days agoAmendola caught three of four targets for 62 yards during Sunday's 23-22 victory over the Falcons.
Spin: Most of Amendola's production came on a 36-yard catch in the second quarter where the veteran got open and made a short gain much longer. Considering Amendola still hasn't topped four targets in a game since Kenny Golladay returned from injury, he won't be an advisable fantasy option when Detroit takes on a tough Colts secondary Week 8.
ESPN Fantasy Projection: Amendola re-upped with the Lions and returns as Matthew Stafford's primary slot target. Though Amendola's 78 targets barely trailed Marvin Jones (86) and Kenny Golladay (85) during the 12 games the trio played together last season, he wasn't anywhere near the fantasy contributor that his counterparts proved to be. The culprits were a heavy dosage of short-area targets (8.6 aDOT, 6.9 YPT) and the usual lack of touchdowns (1 TD, 2 end-zone targets). Amendola has been around since 2008, but has never cleared four touchdowns in a single season. The 34-year-old also hasn't finished any season better than WR43 in fantasy since 2010. He's well off the fantasy radar.