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Greg Dickerson, Christian Fauria, and Matt Chatham talk about Dominique Easley, a Defensive Tackle who the Patriots chose with the 29th pick in the first round. The guys talk about what kind of player Easley is, and who his size and style of play resembles.
considered a preferred landing spot for veterans like Brian Waters , Tommy Kelly , Junior Seau , Rodney Harrison , Alge Crumpler and Gerard Warren , all of whom arrived in Foxboro in the autumn of their years seeking one last shot at a title
entire roster: Kevin Faulk had that sort of cache. Anthony Pleasant, Junior Seau , Rodney Harrison , Tedy Bruschi and Alge Crumpler were a few others who had the requisite charisma and resume to match that allowed them to garner admiration from all corners
able to find a handful of aging players who have come in and instantly been identified as leaders on their new team: Alge Crumpler , Gerard Warren, Brian Waters and Junior Seau. However, they’ve never been able to replicate Harrison’s impact on the rest of
26.5 sacks in 65 career regular-season games with New England. Played with the Patriots from 2003-2008. 11. Alge Crumpler (2010): He didn’t set the world on fire statistically in his only season in New England (six catches
first-round pick Ben Watson and jettisoned veteran Chris Baker . They started with the relatively low-impact acquisition of Alge Crumpler , and as the draft day approached, more people started linking Gronkowski to the Patriots. “Tight end and wide receiver are two spots I think
struck gold with the acquisition of veteran tight end Alge Crumpler . Crumpler didn’t end up contributing much when it came to ..... earlier this month to a two-year deal. But while Crumpler was a part-time player at best, Waters has become a steady presence
putting an emphasis on team ahead of individual. (That was the same offseason when he brought in veteran leaders like Alge Crumpler and got rid of players like Adalius Thomas .) And two, it can be a potentially risky move for a new coach. Several reporters
Kellen Winslow Jr. wore it while spending a few weeks in New England last season, while Dan Gronkowski (2011), Alge Crumpler (2010) and Stephen Spach (2008) were among the other, most recent wearers of No. 82. Wide receiver T
and week-to-week basis. Tight end Daniel Fells: The 6-foot-4, 265-pounder has assumed the same role that Alge Crumpler had in 2010 — an older tight end who has served as something of a steadying, veteran presence for younger Rob
s also worth mentioning that he learned what it takes to be a mentor from Alge Crumpler when the two were together in Atlanta, and talked about the Crump HERE . Crumpler , who took the two young tight ends under his wing when they were rookies
those lessons were learned in Atlanta working with Alge Crumpler . Crumpler , who played one season in New England (2010 ..... s reasonable to assume that, in the spirit of Crumpler , the 28-year-old Fells could still manage to impart some of the wisdom
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Rob Gronkowski's meeting with the media on Friday. Gronk said he doesn't anticipate changing the way he plays, noting that he wants to "keep smashing and dashing."
Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
We return to our weekly segments with the one and only Peter King of MMQB and NBC's Football Night in America.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.
Texas Rangers General Manager, Jon Daniels, joins Rob Bradford and Alex Speier to discuss the upcoming trade deadline.
Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.
DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
Kirk breaks down the media criticism he has received.
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Dino, Meter and Kirk discuss the light punishment given to Ray Rice by the NFL.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.
Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
Given the recent Ray Rice suspension, many people are comparing it to Josh Gordon getting suspended for repeated drug abuse. Tim Benz doesn't think this is a fair comparison. He explains why.
We discuss the return of Rob Gronkowski, his comments to the media today, and what a healthy (or unhealthy) Gronk will mean for the 2014 Patriots.
We discuss the suspension of Ray Rice, and how the act he committed certainly seemed like it warranted a harsher penalty from the strict front office of Roger Goodell.
We tackle four topics, all sparked by our interest in the story about the Browns fan peeing on Art Modell's grave this past week.
Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.
Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.
With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
A compelling case can be made that July 24, 2004, represents as significant a landmark as any date in modern Red Sox history. On that day, a memorable brawl between the Red Sox and Yankees served as a catalyst for an epic 10-9 walkoff victory for the Red Sox over New York and indomitable closer Mariano Rivera, a game cited by many members of the 2004 team as pivotal in Boston's first championship run in 86 years. Ian Browne, who covers the Red Sox for MLB.com and authored Idiots Revisited, discusses the landmark game.
With Training Camp starting this Thursday and the August Draft Season inching closer, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are ramping up the Fantasy Football content to meet the demand! Today’s podcast gives an in depth look at Pete’s Top 50 Wide Receivers Article that is LIVE on WEEI.com right now. Pete breaks down the receivers by Tiers and the podcast gives full analysis of those Tiers and the players who occupy these spots and why. Get prepared for your drafts and enjoy!
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