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Tom Brady, Brandin Cooks tandem stand out in joint practice with Jaguars

The New England Patriots hosted the Jaguars for the first of their two joint practices. Late in the practice session, QB Tom Brady and WR Brandin Cooks began to stand out.

The defending champions New England Patriots hosted the Jacksonville Jaguars for the first of their two joint team practices. In the late period of the practice, superstar quarterback Tom Brady began to stand out.

As the Patriots almost always like to do, the reigning Super Bowl champs hosted the Jaguars for the first of their two joint practices. On Thursday, August 10, the New England Patriots, and Jacksonville Jaguars will be playing each in their first 2017 NFL Preseason Game.

While practicing against your own teammates is indeed helpful, it is absolutely much better to get in some repetitions a number of snaps against another organization. After coming off their fifth Super Bowl, the New England Patriots are gearing up and hoping to be sharp for their 2017 NFL regular season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs.

One of the most vital objectives for the New England will, of course, to have five-time champion quarterback Tom Brady ready for the upcoming 2017 NFL regular season. This offseason, the franchise landed a number of new supporting talents for Tom Brady, and it unquestionably takes time and effort to get used to playing with them.

During the joint practice with the Jaguars, there were obviously some mistakes as one would expect. However, the 40-year-old veteran quarterback began to showcased his moves late in the practice stretch. On back-to-back plays, the 12-time Pro Bowler was able to hit his teammate wide receiver Brandin Cooks on a deep pass, and then he followed it up with one to another wideout player Chris Hogan.

Seeing Patriots teammates Cooks and Brady get on the same phase in the joint practice was definitely terrific to witness. Cooks is certainly an explosive potential weapon for the Patriots’ offense and will be a great receiver for the team this forthcoming regular season. On the deep catch by Cooks, it’s worth noting that he was able to outshine A.J. Bouye, who was a huge free agent signing talent by the Jags.

The Oregon State product Brandin Cooks was able to total seven catches on the practice session from the future Hall of Famer quarterback Tom Brady, as it was his best shot in training camp so far this offseason. With Week 1 of the 2017 NFL Preseason just less than a week away, that is a very good indication.

It is definitely an promising indication to see the New England have some success against the Jacksonville in their first joint practice session. Since the two clubs likely won’t be using their starting players often in Week 1 of the preseason game, this was a good indication for the Patriots.

With another joint practice scheduled for Tuesday, August 8, it will be intriguing to see how the New England Patriots fare against the Jacksonville Jaguars on their second joint practice.


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