Patriots’ Brandin Cooks Was Laughably Wide Open On Big Play Vs. Dolphins

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NFL teams typically are supposed to cover their opponent’s No. 1 receiver.

The Miami Dolphins, however, apparently missed that memo.

During the second quarter of Sunday’s game between the Dolphins and the New England Patriots, Brandin Cooks hauled in a 37-yard pass from quarterback Tom Brady. And as you’ll see in the clip below, Cooks was about as wide open as a receiver ever could hope to be.

Looks like someone blew an assignment.

Here’s a freeze frame to show you just how much room Cooks had to work with:

Listen, we don’t want to give the Dolphins too much grief, as it’s not like the Patriots haven’t suffered from similar problems this season.

Still, come on, Fins.

Thumbnail photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images

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