Patriots Local News:

SOURCE:Yahoo! Sports


SOURCE:Boston.com


SOURCE:Boston Herald


SOURCE:Boston.com


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NBC Sports Boston


SOURCE:NESN


SOURCE:Boston.com


SOURCE:Boston.com


SOURCE:Boston Herald


SOURCE:USA TODAY


SOURCE:NESN


SOURCE:NESN


SOURCE:NESN


SOURCE:Boston.com


SOURCE:USA TODAY


SOURCE:CBS Boston


SOURCE:Yahoo! Sports

Patsfans.com


Upcoming Opponent:
Next Up: N/A
Right Now At PatsFans.com:
World Champs!
Tom Brady and the Patriots won their sixth championship on Sunday night after a tough defensive battle over the Rams.


Current Patriots Twitter Feed:

Any Cooks follow-up?

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by PatsFanInVa, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. cscirpoli

    cscirpoli Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2008
    Messages:
    898
    Likes Received:
    241
    Ratings:
    +1,148
    Boy you're just throwing that joke out there a lot...
     

  2. patsfaninpa

    patsfaninpa Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Sep 15, 2004
    Messages:
    5,422
    Likes Received:
    615
    Ratings:
    +1,703
    I was yelling get down at my tv. Not worried about injury. But, a fumble forced from behind like Jax game. No cheap shot. Hard tackle IMO
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  3. JMC00

    JMC00 Pro Bowl Player

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2012
    Messages:
    13,611
    Likes Received:
    4,975
    Ratings:
    +22,336
    A defender that is up right like this and could easily make a form tackle

    [​IMG]


    but ends up coming in like this

    [​IMG]


    Should be flagged and don't give me "it's tough to call". They seem to easily make the call on defenseless receiver hits. They also seemed to make the call on the Smith-Schuster hit.
     
    • Agree Agree x 4
    • Winner Winner x 1
  4. DarrylS

    DarrylS PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    56,813
    Likes Received:
    2,781
    Ratings:
    +10,168
    He protects himself by being a football player?? What does that mean???...

    A whole lot of hyperbole follows, half the football players?? The reality is that the NFL pays lipservice to concussions and does little about it on the field, in the cases of Cooks and Gronkowski both hits could have been avoided.. if they were really serious they would look at alternative punishments as was suggested, but as they don't this will continue..

    Conversely the Gronk hit on the Buffalo player should have been handled the same way...

    What I want is the game to change so these guys get better protection from avoidable hits to the head so these guys can have the lives they deserve post football..

    Cannot conceive of any way to blame Cooks for that hit..
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
  5. maineman209

    maineman209 Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2017
    Messages:
    9,699
    Likes Received:
    4,225
    Ratings:
    +20,398
    With two other defenders that nearby, Jenkins' best option - for his team - would have been a wrap-up tackle while attempting to punch the ball out for a turnover. Even if Cooks breaks that tackle he isn't getting very far afterward.
     
  6. Nehalem

    Nehalem Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2012
    Messages:
    1,400
    Likes Received:
    375
    Ratings:
    +1,961
    Honestly its really a miracle Cooks didn't fumble the ball since he was knocked out cold.

    Similar to when Ridley got knocked out in the 2012 AFCCG, effectively handing the game to the Ravens.
     
    • Agree Agree x 3
  7. luuked

    luuked Pro Bowl Player

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2014
    Messages:
    14,336
    Likes Received:
    4,986
    Ratings:
    +25,019
    According to a guy in the Patriots subreddit Cooks just recently visited Canada.



    Looks to pretty much fine...
     
    • Like Like x 7
  8. aluminum seats

    aluminum seats Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2006
    Messages:
    6,942
    Likes Received:
    1,125
    Ratings:
    +6,979
    Are we sure he's OK? He felt compelled to get pictures of himself around Vancouver...o_O
     
    • Funny Funny x 8
    • Useful Useful x 1
  9. Steve:Section 102

    Steve:Section 102 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Joined:
    May 16, 2008
    Messages:
    1,904
    Likes Received:
    374
    Ratings:
    +1,640
    I have no problem with this play by Jenkins. Cooks has to know at this point in his career that the DBs are gonna look to put a huge hit on a WR, given the opportunity. Make a statement on D. "You're not coming in here." None of us know intent. I believe Jenkins was looking for a big hit, not trying to injure. Cooks should have known in the second quarter of the SB, he needed to get down. The situation did not call call for a miraculous play. We've seen the video of Josh McDaniels telling the running backs to "not try and do too much" during the Atlanta SB. That's the coaching point here.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
  10. luuked

    luuked Pro Bowl Player

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2014
    Messages:
    14,336
    Likes Received:
    4,986
    Ratings:
    +25,019
    The coaching point there is a lot simpler. Dont turn your head away from the direction you are running. Especially not around the middle of the field. The hit is substantially less devastating if he sees it coming. I was actually shocked that Cooks hang on to the ball and didnt fumble it.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  11. Ross12

    Ross12 Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2014
    Messages:
    10,492
    Likes Received:
    4,545
    Ratings:
    +19,672
    Yeah, I read that thread too this morning. The poster said that he spent several hours with Cooks - one commenter asked him if Cooks seemed okay considering the shot he took a couple weeks ago, and the poster said that he seemed 100% fine but didn't ask specifically.
     
    • Like Like x 3
    • Useful Useful x 1
  12. The Brandon Five

    The Brandon Five PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2010
    Messages:
    12,959
    Likes Received:
    1,669
    Ratings:
    +7,688
    In August, before Preseason Game 1.
     
    • Useful Useful x 1
  13. PatsFanInVa

    PatsFanInVa PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2006
    Messages:
    28,321
    Likes Received:
    2,518
    Ratings:
    +8,705
    His head's okay, but that non-throwing shoulder is still bothering him... :D
     
    • Useful Useful x 1
  14. SammyBlueCat

    SammyBlueCat PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2005
    Messages:
    5,617
    Likes Received:
    2,375
    Ratings:
    +8,941
    He had two really odd plays. One when he tried to hurdle a DB and did not pick a first down and the other when he danced around and was knocked out. I will coach em' up.
     
    • Like Like x 3
    • Agree Agree x 1
  15. TheFlyingWedge

    TheFlyingWedge 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2007
    Messages:
    1,956
    Likes Received:
    425
    Ratings:
    +2,394
    Cooks showed questionable field awareness (and decision making) on that play, as well as the leap frog play.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  16. supafly

    supafly PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 9, 2008
    Messages:
    29,805
    Likes Received:
    4,260
    Ratings:
    +19,826
    Both very unfortunate since all he was doing was trying to make a play, but for all of the talk about how the stage would be too big for Philly etc, many of our guys showed some nerves, too, as did the coaches.

    I’m sure Cooks would love to have both of those plays back, as they were quite important.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  17. varjao

    varjao Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2013
    Messages:
    5,715
    Likes Received:
    1,131
    Ratings:
    +5,760
    Situational football was very poor from our part not only on these plays but also in others - that I will point out in a specific thread as soon as I get some free time to review some plays - which also is on the coaches.

    I don't really get with what kind of mindset our coaches went into that game, a little bit of overconfidence maybe?
     
    • Useful Useful x 1
  18. PatriotsNumero1Fan

    PatriotsNumero1Fan Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Aug 18, 2017
    Messages:
    7,620
    Likes Received:
    658
    Ratings:
    +4,588
    Cooks will be even better next season. He was starting to heat up with brady. I hope he works out with edelman this coming offseason.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
  19. HailHydra

    HailHydra Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2017
    Messages:
    847
    Likes Received:
    235
    Ratings:
    +1,264
    He isn't invited to Brady and Pals summer clinic :(
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  20. holyredeemer

    holyredeemer 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2006
    Messages:
    1,644
    Likes Received:
    286
    Ratings:
    +1,284
    We tell our players to keep their head on a swivel. If they get ear holed, then they screwed up. I’m glad he’s okay. He’ll learn and get better. I have no doubt this upcoming season he won’t be an even bigger star. C’mon Brady. Invite him out with you and the boys. Let some of that attitude rub off on ‘em. :D
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1

Share This Page

Search For Links: - CLOSE
For searches with multiple players
add commas (Ex: "Brady, Gronkowski")