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The full version of The Trade Deadline Show hosted by Rob Bradford and Alex Speier. Guests include Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy, and Royals GM Dayton Moore. Rob and Alex talk about the all the options the Sox have going heading into the All-Star break, and touch on the AJ reports from the morning.
season-ending injured reserve if the Patriots were interested in clearing out a roster spot. (That happened last year with Will Allen , Josh Barrett and Spencer Larsen.) Meanwhile, New England still has the option of placing Armstead on the PUP
the team going forward, as well as a thumbnail sketch about their respective situations and their chances of returning: Will Allen : The veteran defensive back didn’t play a lick for the Patriots this past season -- he was placed on season-ending
linebacker (Tarpinian) or a defensive end (Cunningham or Francis). If they go that route, expect it to be either Will Allen or Marquice Cole, the latter of whom brings special teams value. Safeties (5): Pat Chung , Steve Gregory, James Ihedigbo
figure to be the leaders at the position, at least at the start of the season. Cole currently holds a slight edge over Will Allen -- primarily because of what he brings to the table on special teams -- but if they end up keeping six corners, Allen
six cornerbacks, tops -- Dennard will have to battle other corners/special teamers like Marquice Cole and perhaps Will Allen for that final spot. While Cole and Allen have been competing on the field throughout camp, Dennard has been sidelined
It’s like we’ve all been playing together a while now,” he added. “A guy like Steve [Gregory] and Will [ Allen ], who have played a lot of years in this league, I think it was kind of easier for them to just learn, and then
Stallworth, defensive back Ross Ventrone and defensive lineman Gerard Warren. In addition, they have placed defensive back Will Allen , safety Josh Barrett and fullback Spencer Larsen on injured reserve. They also put tight end Jake Ballard and defensive
running back Shane Vereen, linebacker Brandon Spikes, offensive linemen Nick McDonald and Matt Kopa, defensive back Will Allen and linebacker Tracy White. Patrick Chung led a group of Patriots players who were at practice but only in shorts and
quarterback Nick Foles. This is the type of pressure the Patriots have been yearning for. In turn, the secondary — namely Will Allen – was able to be aggressive. Even YouTube rugby legend Nate Ebner , who has had a few interceptions in camp lately, got
Koepplin field goal from short range. ROLL CALL Brandon Lloyd , Visanthe Shiancoe , Tony Fiammetta , Jamey Richard and Will Allen all missed their second practices of training camp on Thursday Others who did not practice on Thursday were Alfonzo
new faces in the secondary this season, both in the draft ( Tavon Wilson, Nate Ebner ) and in free agency (Gregory, Will Allen , Marquice Cole ). “It’s good to have a lot of guys out there, because better competition will only make the group better
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the latest development at Patriots training camp. Chris says Darrelle Revis has looked great, and that his impact on the defense is actually being underplayed nationally.
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.
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.
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.
Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.
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
John, Gerry, and Steve DeOssie discuss Tom Brady's impact on the rest of the Patriots, plus Steve tells tales from his old days as a NFL linebacker
A whale watch boat is stranded overnight in Boston Harbor
Clay Buchholz and Felix Doubront certainly put on quite the pitching performance, as the Red Sox were trounced by the Jays. Does this change the team's approach to the trade deadline?
Christian tells a story about taking his girlfriend to see "Jersey Boys" in NYC, but he leaves out some crucial details. Luckily, she was listening and called the show to clarify exactly what kind of shenanigans he was trying to pull.
MFB discuss a Peter King article that suggests many NFL coaches and assistant coaches have felt increasing pressure over big-money fantasy football players. Christian also weighs in specifically on how his knowledge of game-plans resulted directly in him winning his first season as a fantasy football player.
The Sox lost 14-1 as Clay Buchholz and Felix Doubront both had awful performances. On the heels of the loss, rumors began to fly regarding Jon Lester and John Lackey possibly being traded.
The tweet is a little ominous sounding. Dale, Buck and Greg Dickerson discuss what very well could be the end of the Jon Lester era with the Boston Red Sox.
We tackle four topics all sparked by the Red Sox worst to first to worst run in 2012-2014.
We talk about the latest news surrounding Jon Lester and the Red Sox. Could he be dealt to the Dodgers?
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.
Sam and Zach discuss changing the format of the Podcast, the Chris Archer-David Ortiz debacle, and LeBron James being a super genius
Particularly in a year where the Red Sox have struggled while trying to integrate numerous young players into regular big league roles, accusations that Red Sox prospects are overrated -- whether by the team or writers -- have been widespread. Jim Callis of MLB.com joins the show to take stock of the matter, and to discuss the team-building impact of overrating and underrating prospects.
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.
Rob gave the latest on Jon Lester trade talks and the flap between Ortiz and the Rays.More from this show
Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.More from this show