Brandin Cooks thanks Patriots for AFC Championship ring

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Although his time in New England was a short, former Patriots wide receiver Brandin Cooks had a memorable season.

The five-year veteran tallied over 1,000 yards for the Patriots last season while hauling in seven touchdowns. Cooks had reached 1,000+ yards the previous two years as well.

The 24-year-old had a stellar year en route to another New England Super Bowl.

Although he was forced to leave the championship game in the second quarter with an injury, Cooks was a major part in why the Patriots got that far.

Cooks racked up six receptions for 100 yards in the Patriots’ 24-20 AFC Championship victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, and he recently took to Instagram to post a picture of his AFC Championship ring.

“Forever grateful,” he writes.

The Patriots traded Cooks to the Rams back in April in exchange for a first-round pick in this year’s draft that resulted in the team picking up offensive lineman Isaiah Wynn.

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