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Danny Amendola (knee) appears poised to play against Patriots

Danny Amendola has played in 11 games this season, catching 48 passes on 62 targets for 469 yards and a touchdown.
Danny Amendola has played in 11 games this season, catching 48 passes on 62 targets for 469 yards and a touchdown. (Mark Brown/Getty Images)

FOXBOROUGH — Former Patriots receiver Danny Amendola was one of six Dolphins listed as questionable on Wednesday’s injury report. Amendola missed last week’s win over Buffalo because of a knee injury, but appears poised to play against his old team.

Dolphins coach Adam Gase wasn’t willing to declare Amendola a full go, saying he wants him to take it slow and make sure he’s not overdoing it.

“This is the first time that I would say that he’s not being very compliant with me,’’ Gase said with a laugh. “He wants to play in this game as bad as anyone.’’

Patriots safety Patrick Chung fully expects to see his friend, who leads the Dolphins in receiving yards, on Sunday.

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“Danny’s the man,’’ Chung said. “I mean, that’s because he’s my friend but he’s a small dude but he’s stronger than you think and he’s feisty. He’s going to be ready for us. He’s a tough dude, plays through injuries, smart. Whatever the injury report says, we’re getting ready for Danny because he’s good. He’ll be there. He’s a tough guy.’’

Amendola has played in 11 games this season, catching 48 passes on 62 targets for 469 yards and a touchdown.


Jim McBride can be reached at james.mcbride@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @globejimmcbride.