Patriots pick up 5th-year option on Brandin Cooks while simultaneously trolling NFL Draft

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Brandin Cooks will be sticking around in New England for more than just one year, as the team has picked up the newly acquired wide receivers fifth-year option.

Keeping Cooks in New England past 2018 isn't surprising, considering the Pats gave up a first-round pick to get him from New Orleans.

Speaking of that pick, the Patriots cleverly trolled the NFL Draft by posting a picture of Cooks on draft night.

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