Patriots' Devin McCourty on having short week: 'Sucks' but you got to push through it

Playing a Thursday game after a Sunday game has been commonplace for NFL teams for the last few years but Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty expressed his displeasure with the quick turnaround.

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Austin Ekeler of the Los Angeles Chargers runs with the ball while being tackled by Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter at SoFi Stadium on Oct. 31, 2021, in Inglewood, California.

Austin Ekeler of the Los Angeles Chargers runs with the ball while being tackled by Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots in the fourth quarter at SoFi Stadium on Oct. 31, 2021, in Inglewood, California. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

“Francamente, it sucks to play Sunday and then have to play again Thursday. But you push through and you look at the next break that you’re gonna get is a 10-day break. You gotta push through mentally and continue to tell yourself that and go out there and try to play a good game,” McCourty said Wednesday, via Pro Football Talk.

There’s two teams going through the same thing and it’ll come down to who out-prepares each other, who can recover better, all those little things in a short amount of time play a big factor come Thursday night.

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Ced Wilson of the Dallas Cowboys is tackled by Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots in the second quarter at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 17, 2021, en Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Ced Wilson of the Dallas Cowboys is tackled by Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots in the second quarter at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 17, 2021, en Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

McCourty and the Patriots will look to build on the momentum set forth by their 45-7 victoria sobre el Cleveland Browns el domingo. The two-time Pro Bowler had a helping hand in the major victory. He had three total tackles and a pass defended during the win.

The two-time Pro Bowler has helped the team to a 6-4 registro, and a win over the Falcons could give them the most wins in the division, por ahora.

The Falcons will have an uphill battle. los 4-5 Atlanta team is going up against a defense ranked No. 2 in the NFL in points allowed and No. 6 in yards allowed.

Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots looks on after the game against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 24, 2021, en Foxborough, Massachusetts.

Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots looks on after the game against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on Oct. 24, 2021, en Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

The two teams start at 8:20 pm. ET on Thursday night and can be seen on FOX, the NFL Network or Amazon.

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