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Report: Patriots WR Danny Amendola won't have sports hernia surgery

Danny Amendola will not have sports hernia surgery. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images) The Patriots may be getting Danny Amendola back far sooner than they feared. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola will not have sports hernia surgery and could be back in a few weeks, reports The Boston Herald's Karen Guregian on Twitter.

Amendola missed New England's Week 2 game with the Jets because of an injured groin, and reports said he might need the surgery. That led to speculation that Amendola would miss a significant portion of the season. But with the latest report, his return to New England's offense looks like it will happen sooner than expected.

Amendola had aggravated the injury during the season opener. He was signed in the offseason to replace Wes Welker and did well in Week 1. He caught 10 passes for 104 yards, including several key receptions down the stretch.

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But Amendola's injury history was one of the main concerns about him during free agency. The Patriots offense has struggled in their first two games. Amendola's return will give Tom Brady back one of his only proven receivers.

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