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Jerry Thornton joins Danny Picard to discuss the opening of Patriots' training camp and Gronk gives out radio gold, "Smashin' an Dashin'"
EA Sports released its QB ratings for Madden 15, placing Tom Brady tied for 4th with Russell Wilson. The discussion quickly shifted to Christian's Madden ratings and his perceived lack of awareness
would be the most significant free agent defensive pickup of the Bill Belichick era. Consider the rest of the field: • Mike Vrabel was acquired in the spring of 2001, and went on to become a tremendous defensive presence in his seven seasons
good deal that works for both sides. (While neither were considered elite additions at the time, Rodney Harrison and Mike Vrabel were added relatively early in the free agent process by the Patriots in 2003 and 2001, respectively.) The last
discarded by Belichick and the Patriots over the years reads like a who’s who of the franchise’s elite players: Mike Vrabel , Drew Bledsoe , Lawyer Milloy, Ty Law , Willie McGinest , Asante Samuel , Richard Seymour , David Givens , Deion
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Brandon Bolden run was stopped. Brady overshot Nate Solder (who was being held on the play) who was working as a Mike Vrabel -style tight end in a goal-line situation. And then, Edelman dropped a pass in the end zone. Ultimately
and some lingering effects from hitting the rookie wall) to a sophomore year where he became the first player since Mike Vrabel to finish a season with at least 11 sacks. (Jones had 11.5, while Vrabel finished 2007 with 12.5.) In addition
Romeo Crennel , and he’ ll also be spending plenty of time with his new position coach, former New England linebacker Mike Vrabel . ‘ I think he’ s a good coach. He’ s really trying to teach us a lot. He wants us to learn. Other coaches are going
was the Patriots’ tight ends coach, but will be quarterbacks coach with the Texans). In addition, Patriots players Mike Vrabel (linebackers) and Anthony Pleasant (assistant strength and conditioning) will join O’Brien’s staff
It was a good week for a pair of former Patriots who were able to land new coaching gigs. Ex-New England linebacker Mike Vrabel made the move from the Ohio State staff to join Bill O’ Brien as the new linebackers coach with the Texans. As a player
he’ ll also tie the single-season record for a Bill Belichick -coached New England team — that mark was set by Mike Vrabel (12.5) in 2007. For Jones, he’ s having a far better finish to 2013 than he did in his rookie year. This season, he has
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!
John Rooke and Scott Cordischi welcome back NIck Cafardo, national baseball writer for The Boston Globe, NESN and MLB Network correspondent. They lament the issues dogging the Red Sox, including lack of production from the offense, Jon Lester's contract talk and whether the front office will act as buyers or sellers come trade deadline time.More from this show