Derwin James Jr., a safety for the Los Angeles Chargers, came close to making a game-changing

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play against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night. In the final minutes of the third quarter,

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Patrick Mahomes had the Chiefs advancing on the goal line. The All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce was

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trying to make his way for the touchdown when he was intercepted by the defensive back a

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few yards from the end zone. James smashed the 6-foot-5, 256-pound tight end to the ground after

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picking him up. The ball popped out as Kelce fell to the ground. The seven-time Pro Bowler was downed

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by contact, as determined correctly by officials. James, a two-time Pro Bowler who only appeared

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in 15 games for the Chargers last season, finished with 118 total tackles, two interceptions,

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and two sacks. Due to a knee injury, he was sidelined for the entire 2020 campaign. On their

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"New Heights" podcast, Travis and Jason Kelce, NFL superstar brothers and former University of

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Cincinnati Bearcat standouts, made fun of Philadelphia Eagles centre Jason getting hip-tossed by a Detroit Lions player.

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