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That 617 Life Podcast: Myles Garrett on Thursday Night Footbrawl

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That 617 Life Podcast: Myles Garrett on Thursday Night Footbrawl

Leroy, Shanda, and Cerrone are talking quite a bit of football on this week's episode of That 617 Life podcast. Included is a preview of the Patriots next game, thoughts on Colin Kaepernick's workout, and, of course, a look at Myles Garrett's role in the Thursday Night Footbrawl.

3:38 - Leroy, Shanda and Cerrone discuss the Patriots upcoming game vs. the Eagles and wonder if the beating they took vs. the Ravens is a sign of things to come for the remainder of the season.

9:23 - In this week's Cold Cuts and Hot Takes, Cerrone Battle discusses the perception of black quarterbacks in the NFL. He argues that while the stereotype is supported statistically, it doesn't excuse teams from not developing black quarterbacks into pocket passers.

19:25 - Shanda sounds off on former Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for snitching on the organization for illegally stealing signs in 2017. She also sounds off on Jay-Z's potential role in the workout being held for Colin Kaepernick.

29:09 - Social media exploded with opinions after Myles Garrett ripped off Mason Rudolph's helmet and hit him in the head with it. Should we even be having the "who started it" argument when something this egregious happens?

37:23 - In this week's Playa's Call, Shanda shouts out Austin Rivers, Leroy shouts out Red Shaydez and Amanda Shea and Cerrone shouts out Disney Plus.

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Patriots vs. Chiefs Week 14 inactives: Jason McCourty returns to face Patrick Mahomes

Patriots vs. Chiefs Week 14 inactives: Jason McCourty returns to face Patrick Mahomes

An important member of the New England Patriots defense will return Sunday after missing the last two games.

Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty is back to face the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium. McCourty's return from a groin injury comes at the perfect time for New England as it prepares to face arguably the best quarterback in the league in Patrick Mahomes, who on the AP NFL MVP award last season.

There aren't any surpise inactives for the Patriots entering Week 14. Veteran wide receivers Julian Edelman and Mohamed Sanu will both play despite being on the injury report as limited participants in practice all week.

The Chiefs will be without running backs Damien Williams (inactive) and Darrel Williams (injured reserve). Kansas City likely will use running back Darwin Thompson quite a bit against the Patriots run defense. Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark will play despite being questionable after missing two practices this week.

The outcome of this game will have a huge impact on the AFC playoff picture. The Patriots are trying to keep pace with the Baltimore Ravens in the race for the conference's No. 1 seed, while the Chiefs are aiming to strengthen their hold on first place in the AFC West and also improve their chances of earning a top two seed.

Here are the inactives for both teams.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (10-2)

Cody Kessler, QB
Damien Harris, RB
Ryan Izzo, TE
Ted Karras, C
Korey Cunningham, OL
Byron Cowart, DL
JoeJuan Williams, CB

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (8-4)

Chad Henne, QB
Damien Williams, RB
Jackson Barton, OL
Nick Allegretti, OL
Deon Yelder, TE
Morris Claiborne, CB
Rashad Fenton, CB

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NFL trade rumors: Odell Beckham Jr. has told coaches 'come get me'

NFL trade rumors: Odell Beckham Jr. has told coaches 'come get me'

Get ready for another wild NFL offseason of trade rumors surrounding elite wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.

The Cleveland Browns star has been telling opposing coaches and players to “come get me,” per FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer. Watch Glazer’s report from Sunday’s pregame show in the tweet below:

The Patriots reportedly were interested in trading for Beckham before the New York Giants dealt him to Cleveland in March.

New England has battled through a lack of both depth and top-tier talent at wide receiver this season. The Patriots also have lacked a deep threat at the position in 2019. Therefore, making another run at Beckham would be a smart move for the Patriots. Beckham has been very complimentary of the Patriots over the last few years, and he even gave quarterback Tom Brady GOAT cleats after New England’s Week 8 win over Cleveland.

The Browns have performed well below expectations this season. Instead of fighting for a playoff spot or even winning the AFC North division, Cleveland enters Week 14 with a disappointing 5-7 record and likely another cold winter without postseason football.

Beckham’s stats haven’t been great in his first season with the Browns, but a lot of that is on the coaching staff and quarterback Baker Mayfield. Beckham has not been featured enough in the passing attack. The 27-year-old wide receiver has tallied 57 receptions for 805 yards and two touchdowns through 12 games.

Beckham is signed through the 2023 season with a salary cap hit of about $15 million.

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