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Raiders' Trent Brown shares lessons learned from Tom Brady he will bring to Oakland

Raiders' Trent Brown shares lessons learned from Tom Brady he will bring to Oakland

Former Patriots OT Trent Brown cashed in with the Oakland Raiders after winning Super Bowl LIII with the Patriots. But a Super Bowl ring isn't the only thing he will be bringing to the West Coast.

Brown apparently also learned a lot from Patriots QB Tom Brady.

What did Brown learn? He opened up on Fox Sports:

“Definitely just how he (Brady) speaks life into that huddle,” Brown said Thursday on FOX Sports 1’s “First Things First.” “He commands the huddle, and when you break the huddle you’re ready to play for sure."

Brown also talked about the importance of leadership and dedication when it comes to practice and making improvements:

“There’s only one example to give: just lead by example day in and day out,” Brown said. “How he approaches the day, how he approached practice. …He’s just taking advantage of all time. Every rep counts for sure. Even when we go from offensive period to defensive period (in practice) he’s finding something to do, something to work on.”

Brown's Oakland Raiders could use a lot of these things, after finishing 4-12 in 2018.

In addition to Trent Brown, the Raiders have also stockpiled draft picks, and traded for WR Antonio Brown, among other transactions.

Whether Trent Brown's new QB, Derek Carr will be able to "speak life into that huddle" remains to be seen.

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Patriots Talk Podcast: Could we have predicted Michael Bennett's suspension?

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Patriots Talk Podcast: Could we have predicted Michael Bennett's suspension?

Should the Patriots have seen the Michael Bennett suspension coming? Josh McDaniels on N'Keal Harry, Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry break down WR trade targets and more...

2:18 - Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry discuss the one-game suspension the Patriots placed on Michael Bennett after an apparent "philosophical disagreement" the defensive end had with coaches last week. Did the Patriots know what they were getting into when they signed him?

16:27 - N'Keal Harry returned the practice field after sitting out the first six games of the regular season. Josh McDaniels answers Tom's questions about how much the Patriots are able to rely on the rookie receiver.

27:53 - Tom and Phil cycle through which receivers are out there that the Patriots are likely targeting before the trade deadline.

35:53 - Rob Gronkowski may have finally put an end to the possibility of his return with the comments he made on WEEI. Tom talks about why it's finally time for Patriots fans to let him go.

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Report: Jaguars trade CB Jalen Ramsey to Rams

Report: Jaguars trade CB Jalen Ramsey to Rams

One month after requesting a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jalen Ramsey got his wish.

The star cornerback was traded to the Los Angeles Rams on Tuesday for two first-round draft picks in 2020 and 2021 and a fourth-rounder in 2021, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The news comes on the heels of the Rams trading veteran CB Marcus Peters to the Baltimore Ravens and placing Aqib Talib on injured reserve on Tuesday.

Ramsey's move to the NFC is great news for the Patriots, as New England won't have to worry about the two-time Pro Bowler helping out the Kansas City Chiefs' scuffling defense after they were rumored to be one of his suitors.

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