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Amendola Answers His Critics

Danny Amendola (Getty/Joe Robbins)

ST. LOUIS — Danny Amendola set a St. Louis Rams single-season franchise record for punt return yards in 2009, his first season with the team, but he has drawn criticism for not being able to take his punt or kickoff returns all the way back for touchdowns.

The Texas Tech product answered those critics on Saturday night when he returned a first-quarter punt 93 yards for a touchdown to give the Rams an early 7-0 lead. "We had a good return setup and the guys did a good job blocking," Amendola said. "I don't even know how long it was. By the rules I should have let that one go. I guess that one worked out. It's the longest one I've had." The 24-year... Recommended Stories

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