Kendrick Bourne ignored the bone-shaking hit he ingested Sunday from Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Jamir Jones.
Later the New England Patriots floated past the Jaguars 50-10 at Gillette Stadium, Bourne offered his appreciation to Jones via web-based media.
Jones popped Bourne as the wideout battled for more yardage following a final quarter finish. Bourne didn’t get back to the game yet later should have been visible snickering with Patriots quarterback Mac Jones on the sideline, showing he had kept away from genuine injury.
Bourne drove all New England pass-catchers in getting yards in the success, wrapping up with 76 on five gets. He additionally added two scrambles for 17 yards on end-arounds and switches, and severed a 46-yard catch-and-run on a third-and-7 screen pass from reinforcement QB Brian Hoyer.
The Patriots, who secured a season finisher spot Sunday, will finish off the standard season one week from now against the Miami Dolphins.