The Gridiron and Beyond: Devin McCourty (Ep. 34)

This week on The Gridiron and Beyond, the voice of the New England Patriots, Bob Socci sits down with Devin McCourty.

McCourty discusses the recent retirement of Andrew Luck, Rob Gronkowski's emotional press conference and the health scare for David Andrews and explains how players -- long seen as "gladiators" -- are now being better understood as people.

Devin also describes his inspiration and motivation to use his football platform for important causes outside the game, as well as his ability to balance his evolving off-field role with his demand on-field job.

Plus, he tells us why the Patriots defense was able to pick up where it left off at the end of last season and explains how it can meet high expectations this year.