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Check out the hit that knocked Patriots’ receiver out of Super Bowl LII

Eagles’ safety Malcolm Jenkins, top, hits Patriots’ receiver Brandin Cooks during the second quarter of Super Bowl 52. Cooks missed the rest of the game with a head injury.
Eagles’ safety Malcolm Jenkins, top, hits Patriots’ receiver Brandin Cooks during the second quarter of Super Bowl 52. Cooks missed the rest of the game with a head injury. AP

Patriots receiver Brandin Cooks will miss the second half of Super Bowl LII after taking a shot to the heat after a reception in the second quarter.

Cooks was hit by Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins. Cooks had just reversed his direction and did not see Jenkins coming.

The Eagles led the Patriots 15-6 with 7:00 left in the first half.

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