Kenbrell Thompkins Will Become Elite WR Thanks to Tom Brady

September 7, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

From the looks of it so far, New England Patriots rookie wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins has the skills to be something special, but working with quarterback Tom Brady will put him over the top.
Thompkins and Brady already have something in common: Both were overlooked on draft day.
We all know the story about how Brady was passed over for other quarterbacks who never amounted to anything back in the 2000 NFL draft when he was chosen by the Pats in the sixth round (199th overall). As a result, Brady has always played with a chip on his shoulder and still does so to this day.
Thompkins has a somewhat similar story.
The undrafted receiver out of Cincinnati was passed over entirely in the 2013 draft, but for far different reasons. Because of a lengthy arrest record, Thompkins wasn't chosen by any team and eventually ended up right in the hands of the Pats.
After such an experience, there's no doubt Thompkins will have at least a bit of a chip on his shoulder as h...

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