Brandon LaFell looks like Manute Bol compared to the rest of the New England Patriots wide receivers, and Tom Brady appreciates having a big target in training camp.
Brady had some — jokingly — disparaging remarks about 5-foot-11 Danny Amendola and 5-foot-10 Julian Edelman (aka The Energizer Bunny) on Tuesday after joint practices with the Washington Redskins.
“I’ve got some of the little pygmies out there like Julian and Danny and it’s nice to have a little bigger guy out there from time to time who has a bigger catch radius,” Brady said about LaFell in Richmond, Va. “Hopefully Danny and Julian don’t get mad at me for saying that. They won’t. They know I’m joking.”
Brady has a history of success with those “pygmies,” from Troy Brown to Deion Branch, Wes Welker and Edelman. LaFell appears to be getting more comfortable as he adjusts to the Patriots’ offense, and Brady…
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