Jordan Mailata, the 6-foot-8, 365-pound left tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, was nervous for his next matchup.
It was August, and he was heading into the recording studio to duet with the Godmother of Soul, Patti LaBelle.
“He sings his face off — I was shocked,” Ms. LaBelle said on Thursday.
It is the trio’s second holiday album to raise money for Philadelphia-area charities.
stars — Travis Kelce, the Kansas City Chiefs tight end, and Jalen Hurts, the Eagles quarterback — and musicians with ties to Philadelphia like Ms. LaBelle, a longtime Eagles fan.
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