Cooks ready to race for title of fastest Patriot? 'I'm sure that time will come'

FOXBORO — Brandin Cooks laughed a little bit when he heard the question. Not because he thought it was funny or strange or because it made him uncomfortable. It was more like he'd heard it before. So . . . when's the race? The 23-year-old wideout arrived to New England this offseason as one of the league's top down-the-field threats due to his straight-line speed, and he may have an argument as the fastest player in the Patriots locker room. But it's not a title that will be bestowed upon him as if it's his birthright. There will be competition. There may even be a race. And it sounds as though his new teammates hoping for one. "You know, that was probably one of the first things that they talked