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(Associated Press file photo) St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola breaks free of Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah to run down field for 93 yards and a touchdown in a preseason game Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, in St Louis.

NFL: Patriots receiver Amendola to contribute to marathon fund for every catch, dropped pass


BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola plans to donate $100 for every pass he catches next season to charity funds set up in the wake of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.

Amendola tweeted Tuesday that he would give that amount to whatever “Boston Marathon Relief Fund” is established and $200 for any dropped pass. The Patriots signed Amendola in the offseason as a free agent from the St. Louis Rams.

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