By John Affleck, Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society, Pennsylvania State University. A hit from Malcom Jenkins sidelined the Patriots’ Brandin Cooks for the night. AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez During the second quarter of Super Bowl LII, the party stopped, if just for a second. Tom Brady found Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks downfield with [...]Show More Summary
Many of the Patriots in the lineup for Super Bowl LII had played in previous Super Bowls, but it was the first chance for wide receiver Brandin Cooks to try for a ring. Cooks would not be around for most of the proceedings, however. Cooks was drilled by Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins while trying to [more]
The Patriots lost Brandin Cooks (concussion) in the second quarter of Super Bowl LII against the Eagles
Patriots WR Brandin Cooks has been ruled out for the remainder of the Super Bowl after taking a vicious hit from Malcolm Jenkins.
The first half of Super Bowl 52 provided its share of memorable — and, in the case of Brandin Cooks, painful — plays, but none was more remarkable than one on which the Eagles’ Nick Foles caught a touchdown. That would be Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, whose scoring reception from tight end Trey Burton came on a […]
NFL players seem to like big hits.
New England’s Brandin Cooks was involved in a pair of painful second-quarter plays in Super Bowl 52, the second of which knocked him out of the game. The first play involved an attempted hurdle of an Eagles defender that proved unsuccessful for the Patriots wide receiver. Failed hurdle by Brandin Cooks pic.twitter.com/J69pgRnDCo — Tailgate Sports […]
The Patriots will be without one of their biggest offensive threats against the Eagles for the rest of Super Bowl LII.
The Patriots wide receiver went to the locker room in the second quarter.
Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins hit Cooks hard and as a result, Cooks' evening is over
NFL players seem to like big hits.
Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks needed help getting off the field in the second quarter after a big hit from Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins. Cooks caught a pass from Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and reversed field while looking for running room when Jenkins drilled him with a big and legal hit. Cooks remained down with [more]
Cooks took a high, heavy hit. Patriots receiver Brandon Cooks was injured on a hard hit by Patriots safety Malcolm Jenkins in the second quarter of Super Bowl 52 on Sunday. He walked off afterward and was headed to the Patriots’ locker...Show More Summary
Ouch. Patriots receiver Brandin Cooks took a jet sweep from Tom Brady and tried to run for a touchdown on the first play of the second quarter of the Super Bowl. This involved an attempted hurdle over Eagles safety Rodney McLeod, who...Show More Summary
Brandin Cooks is not having a good Super Bowl so far. The New England Patriots WR had just been thrown to the ground after trying to hurdle a defender and it only got worse from there. Once the Pats got the ball back, Brady hit Cooks with a pass and he was leveled by Malcolmv […]
Brandin Cooks had an idea that he was going to get a first down in the red zone and score but the Eagles had other ideas. The Patriots wide receiver tried to hurdle a player near the end zone and ended up getting powerbombed to the field, just short of the first down. Brandin Cooks […]
Here's the offer that the Saints rejected in favor of the Patriots' package of picks
Both the Eagles and the Patriots made big moves to each add a No. 1 receiver. It’s no coincidence they’re both playing in the Super Bowl this week. MINNEAPOLIS – The Patriots and Eagles last March were in different places. The Patriots were champs probing ways for an encore. Show More Summary
New England paid a high price to acquire the young receiver, but he came in and put up the numbers and -- crucially -- earned Tom Brady's trust.