So, Danny Amendola wasn’t a reaction to Wes Welker‘s exit, after all.

According to Tom E. Curran, the Patriots and the former Rams receiver agreed to the five-year deal on Tuesday — not Wednesday when the signing was leaked. That being said, Curran believes that the Pats had likely already moved on from Welker and went after Amendola when No. 83 went on the market.

Check out Curran’s tweets below.