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Patriots defensive end Chase Winovich made his triumphant return to 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Zolak & Bertrand on Monday, his first call to the show since going on injured reserve. Listen above for the full interview.

Winovich returned to the lineup in last Thursday’s 25-0 win over the Atlanta Falcons after missing four games with a hamstring injury. He only played five defensive snaps and 10 on special teams in the Pats’ shutout victory.

The call itself was classic Winovich: plenty of straight-up football talk, mixed in with an aside about the latest in UFOs and aliens. You better believe Winovich is all over that.

Winovich’s return to the field came just in time, as the Patriots recently had to place linebacker Jamie Collins on IR. They’ll now get ready for a huge matchup with the Tennessee Titans with extra time to prepare.

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