Pats WR Cooks blocking out hype of facing former Saints team

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2017, file photo, New England Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks (14) catches a pass as Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Terrance Mitchell (39) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, in Foxborough, Mass. Cooks was coming off his second straight 1,100-yard receiving season when he was dealt by the Saints to the Patriots this offseason. He returns to New Orleans to face his former team in Week 2.(AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

%name Pats WR Cooks blocking out hype of facing former Saints team

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Brandin Cooks arrived in New England excited to join what was already a stacked stable of receivers for Tom Brady to throw to.

A week into the regular season, that group looks vastly different than it did entering the preseason.

Julian Edelman is out for the year with a knee injury. Malcolm Mitchell is on injured reserve with his own knee issue. Danny Amendola suffered a concussion and knee injury in the Patriots’ Week 1 loss to Kansas City.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s