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WATCH: Patriots WR Brandin Cooks is making sweet one-handed touchdown catches a daily occurrence

The new Patriots receiver is starring in the preseason.

When the New England Patriots acquired WR Brandin Cooks for a first round pick and some loose change, they expected the speedster to add a new element to the offense as a quick, yards-after-the-catch superstar.

If joint practices against the Jacksonville Jaguars are any indicator, Cooks is not just meeting expectations by taking the top off of defenses, but he’s winning contested catches on the sideline and making ridiculous one-handed catches in the corner of the end zone.

Hopefully Cooks can continue to play at such a high level when it actually matters and his performance under the lights during week 1 of the preseason should be a strong indicator of where he actually stands.

EDIT: WR Malcolm Mitchell embarrassed a Jaguars defender of his own:

EDIT2: Patriots defensive backs did a nice job defending the Jaguars passing attack, too: