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Antonio Brown makes instant impact with Tom Brady on Patriots' first drive vs. Dolphins

Antonio Brown makes instant impact with Tom Brady on Patriots' first drive vs. Dolphins

The connection between Tom Brady and Antonio Brown has begun.

Brown made his debut Sunday when the New England Patriots took on the rival Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium. 

The Patriots reportedly wanted to get the veteran wide receiver involved early in the game, and he made his first catch on Brady's first pass attempt. The 42-year-old quarterback found Brown over the middle for an 18-yard gain (click here for a replay).

Brown was targeted three times and tallied three receptions for 36 yards on New England's opening drive, which ended with a Sony Michel rushing touchdown. Brown also drew a defensive holding penalty against the Dolphins in the red zone on the drive.

The Patriots passing attack already was among the league's best without Brown, and his addition to the mix should make it one of the most talented groups the team has ever fielded. Brown is arguably the best wide receiver of his generation and has tallied a league-leading 67 touchdown receptions over the last six seasons.

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Patriots Talk Podcast: Could we have predicted Michael Bennett's suspension?

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Patriots Talk Podcast: Could we have predicted Michael Bennett's suspension?

Should the Patriots have seen the Michael Bennett suspension coming? Josh McDaniels on N'Keal Harry, Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry break down WR trade targets and more...

2:18 - Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry discuss the one-game suspension the Patriots placed on Michael Bennett after an apparent "philosophical disagreement" the defensive end had with coaches last week. Did the Patriots know what they were getting into when they signed him?

16:27 - N'Keal Harry returned the practice field after sitting out the first six games of the regular season. Josh McDaniels answers Tom's questions about how much the Patriots are able to rely on the rookie receiver.

27:53 - Tom and Phil cycle through which receivers are out there that the Patriots are likely targeting before the trade deadline.

35:53 - Rob Gronkowski may have finally put an end to the possibility of his return with the comments he made on WEEI. Tom talks about why it's finally time for Patriots fans to let him go.

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Report: Jaguars trade CB Jalen Ramsey to Rams

Report: Jaguars trade CB Jalen Ramsey to Rams

One month after requesting a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jalen Ramsey got his wish.

The star cornerback was traded to the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday for two first-round draft picks in 2020 and 2021 and a fourth-rounder in 2021, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The news comes on the heels of the Rams trading veteran CB Marcus Peters to the Baltimore Ravens and placing Aqib Talib on injured reserve on Tuesday.

Ramsey's move to the NFC is great news for the Patriots, as New England won't have to worry about the two-time Pro Bowler helping out the Kansas City Chiefs' scuffling defense after they were rumored to be one of his suitors.

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