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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Gronk participates in practice, Eagles look to stop Pats dynasty

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BEST OF BST PODCAST: Gronk participates in practice, Eagles look to stop Pats dynasty

0:41 - Tom Curran, Michael Holley, Tom Giles, and Kayce Smith discuss Rob Gronkowski practicing on Wednesday, and Tom Brady’s comment about everybody wanting him to retire.

4:40 - Our BST crew reacts to Dan Patrick’s comments about how the Eagles don’t seem to be taking this like a business trip like the Patriots do.

8:04 - Hear from Roger Goodell and his thoughts on if the Patriots success as been good for the NFL, and Eagles WR Alshon Jeffrey’s on the Patriots dynasty.

12:41 - With Alex Smith being traded to the Redskins, where does Kirk Cousins land and could it be with a team in the AFC East?

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David Harris retires after 11 seasons with Jets, Patriots

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David Harris retires after 11 seasons with Jets, Patriots

David Harris's 11-year run in the NFL has come to an end. 

On Friday, the linebacker announced his retirement from the game of football after spending 10 seasons with the Jets and one with the Patriots. 

The Jets drafted Harris with the 47th pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. In his rookie season, he racked up 5 sacks and 127 total tackles. His breakout rookie season was an clear indication of the solid player he would become over the course of his career. 

Although he neither won a Super Bowl, nor made it to a Pro Bowl, the linebacker served as a focal point on a Rex Ryan defense that appeared in two AFC Championships in 2010 and 2011. 

When he was released in 2017, the 34-year-old made a career choice to sign with the Patriots to compete for a Super Bowl.

He didn't go out a champion, but a trip to the Super Bowl was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for one of the most underrated linebackers of the past decade. 

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What was Odell Beckham Jr. telling Kyrie Irving?

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What was Odell Beckham Jr. telling Kyrie Irving?

Admittedly, the audio is poor but the idea is no less intriguing.

Was Odell Beckham Jr. telling Kyrie Irving at NBA All-Star Weekend that he's trying to go to the Patriots? Or to Boston? Or New England? 

It's 23 seconds into the video below: 

Isaiah Houde of USA TODAY's PatriotsWire interprets it as: "You went to the Celtics and I’m trying to go to New England."

Beckham has had a few Instagram posts about Brady recently, including an exchange of rap lyrics back in December. 

🐐chasin.

A post shared by Odell Beckham Jr (@obj) on

Unless there's a trade between the Patriots and Giants, Beckham, 25, the three-time Pro Bowl wide receiver, won't be free to join Kyrie in New England - or was it Boston? - until the four-year deal he signed in 2014 ends after this season. Oh, and as he enters that 2019 season, Tom Brady will be 42. 

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