Cary Williams Injures Hamstring On Tom Brady Pick-Six, Leaves Game (GIF)

FOXBORO, Mass. — It didn’t take long for the New England Patriots’ tight end problems to bite them in the backside Friday night.

On the first drive of their preseason matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles, a miscommunication between quarterback Tom Brady and recently signed tight end Steve Maneri resulted in Brady firing a pass straight to Eagles cornerback Cary Williams, who took it back 77 yards for a touchdown.

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The pick-six, which gave Philadelphia an early 7-0 lead, was Williams’ final play of the night, however. The Eagles announced that the corner suffered a hamstring injury during the run-back and would not return.

Maneri was the Patriots’ only healthy tight end entering the game, with fullback James Develin expected to pick up the slack at the position.

GIFs via GIFDSports

Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@joshkatzowitz

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