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Tom Brady Shouts Out Antonio Brown on Instagram After Strong Patriots Debut

[NBC Sports] Tom Brady shouts out Antonio Brown on Instagram after strong Patriots debut
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Whatever fate awaits Antonio Brown off the field, Tom Brady clearly enjoys having him on it.

After completing four passes to Brown for 56 yards and a touchdown in the New England Patriots' 43-0 rout of the Miami Dolphins, Brady showed his new wide receiver some love via his Instagram story.

Brady also shouted out special teamer Matthew Slater and his entire offensive line in his Instagram story after a complete team win in Miami.

If Brady and Brown are "just getting started," that's a scary proposition for their opponents. The seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver looked sharp in Sunday's debut but still left room for improvement, catching only half of his quarterback's eight targets as he gets up to speed in the Patriots' offense.

Brown is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed Tuesday by his former trainer, Britney Taylor, who has accused him of rape and sexual assault. Taylor reportedly is set to meet with the NFL on Monday to discuss her allegations.

But the wideout appears to have the support of his QB, as Brady also left a comment on Brown's Instagram post with his father after the game Sunday.

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