by Harry Fessel, ProSource Website Editor / Senior WriterArticles
Football's ultimate "secret weapon" at the wide receiver position is not a secret anymore. In fact, last weekend, Danny Amendola wrote his name in extra large script in the record books.
Amendola was all over the field against Washington on Sunday afternoon, hauling in an amazing 12 receptions in the first half alone, tying a league record set by future Hall of Famer Reggie Wayne in 2007. On the day, quarterback Sam Bradford threw 16 passes in Amendola's direction and football's best possession receiver caught 15 of them for 160 yards and a touchdown, powering his St. Louis team to a 31-28 win over Washington.
Danny Amendola is one of a rare breed of receivers: the guy who's always open, even when he's covered.
Amendola may have been traveling under the radar for casual fans, but defensive coordinators around the league are very familiar with the former standout from Texas Tech. Gifted with a well-rounded game built around speed, quickness off the line, focus and good hands, the dynamic slot receiver emerged as one of the league's elite third-down pass catchers in 2010, making 85 catches for 689 yards, with the bulk of those yards coming in pressure situations. At the same time, he also excelled in returning both kickoffs and punts for St. Louis, enabling him to lead the league in all-purpose yards.
Back and Better Than Ever With the Help of NytroWhey Elite
After suffering a freak triceps injury that ended his 2011 season just as it was beginning, Amendola's value quickly became obvious in St. Louis, as Sam Bradford's game suffered and the team itself slipped to a dismal 2-14. This year, that's all in the rearview mirror, however, as Danny is in the best shape he's ever been in. He's quicker than ever and has added a significant amount of muscle to his lean, rock-hard frame. Always a dedicated gym rat, Danny credits his dramatic increase in muscle mass to a new addition to his supplementation regimen--super premium NytroWhey Ultra Elite.
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We asked Danny recently,
What is it about NytroWhey Ultra Elite that best suits your training and muscle-building needs? "Like most athletes, I've tried all the different kinds of protein," Danny replied. "But it wasn't until I used NytroWhey Ultra Elite that I truly felt the muscle recovery on my next workouts. By the time I was finishing my first jug, I not only felt totally rejuvenated for future workouts, but started feeling much stronger and fresher finishing up in the gym. You can really feel an entirely new level of growth going on with NytroWhey. I look at pictures from years ago before I started using NytroWhey Ultra Elite and it's wild what has happened to my body even though I've always worked out just as hard as I do now."
The effects of NytroWhey Elite are already apparent, as Danny has picked up where he left off in 2010, punishing opposing defenses and giving Sam Bradford the target he looks to when it's time to rack up first downs and move the chains. Not surprisingly, Danny's St. Louis team is back in the win column again.
Anything else you want to add, Danny?