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Chris Villani and Rob Bradford give their thoughts on John Farrell's job security and the Colin Kaepernick situation -- 8-28-16
Villani and Bradfo take some calls on John Farrell and the job he has done thus far. They chat about why Farrell's performance continues to be such a hot-button topic. Then the boys move on to the Colin Kaepernick story - he protested the treatment of minorities by sitting during the National Anthem. The guys do NOT agree with his approach.
own bottle but I I'm not and it. Years. We've got some John Farrell a phone calls or it's excellent 77797937. Here's here's the outside the box way may be looking out at. In a different world. In any any way in a world where John Farrell didn't which EDT to valley in an eighth inning and go Thursday. Though if you look at it and said this is a last place team a year ago. And now he's got them potentially winning your division competing word that may one of the best records the American League. I feel like people outside of Boston would look at that and say John Farrell is in the short list of in that it's the manager of the year. Well right. Yeah well. I heard this argument
I thought I do think that you have to look at what John Farrell's . Don what those guys which a lot of people critz by the way. Thought maybe he wouldn't be able to do with the young players Della Torre Lavelle a different personality he's gonna get the Jackie Bradley's and Zander Bogart's. In it they even if dramatic heavy equipment that comes up. It plays well under John Ferrell. There's John Farrell deserve the credit I don't know. But if another manager with a year and he was replaced the date it to bet it did give up that manager would have gotten credit guarantee. Eat I'm just say if you look at Canada the outside perspective. BK AZUE talked to a baseball fan who lives in Los Angeles who lives in Texas who's not a Red Sox fan. I think they would make sort of the circus case the Euro making look at these guys are playing well they're having career years under John Farrell and Al. Is that guy who takes a team from last place the first place and a manager of the year conversation. You what they didn't see. Once the 88 inning we keep on their conservative and that's the issue western and all of these extra. Six what 77797937. Richie in Brockton. On John Farrell is very top security. I'll hit your I've heard that the whole show all I'm just curious. What are these mine brought
is in Christie and agree or disagree but when we talk about John Farrell Jon for a conversation almost always about the bullpen. They used to know about pinch hitting for average on the fifth inning.
Villani and Bradford discuss the state of the Red Sox pitching staff and the amazing roll that Dustin Pedroia is on -- 8-28-16
The guys talk about the big Sox victory last night over KC with David Price getting the job done. They discuss the pitching staff and how the starting rotation has leveled out and has gotten much better while the bullpen has been struggling. They debate the rolls of Clay Buchholz and Drew Pomeranz and which one deserves to make the trip to the bullpen. Chris and Rob also talk about Dustin Pedroia and how this has been one of the best seasons of his career.
not rookie bets and Hanley Ramirez giving back to backs him. And Dustin Pedroia giving 8000 hits it is the starting pitching while you try to figure out the eighth inning of games yeah. And David
at your basement or whatever it is an act. And want suit Dustin Pedroia to pitch for them. So why. Third now spreads beyond me. Your head Dustin Pedroia with a both their RBIs hit. It's too. It in a row for doesn't need to break another one a little later
is well and a lot of people what was the narrative with Dustin Pedroia oh well. He had a nice run Earl early in his career now is getting hurt he's gonna get her. And that's
NFL Sunday - Hour 2 - Villani and Price discuss the receiver position for the Patriots and what the receivers need to do to help out Garoppolo -- 8-28-16
The boys briefly get into the Colin Kaepernick situation in which he chose to sit for the National Anthem as a protest for how minorities have been treated by police. The guys applaud him for standing up for a cause, but don't necessarily agree with the cause. They also talk about why Belichick has struggled drafting at the WR position, what the WR's the Pats currently have bring to the table and how they can assist Jimmy G in the first four weeks.
enforceable laws for. Without having back guy. If you wanna bring me Bethel Johnson second basically just run down the field and do whatever we want to Wallace albeit maybe Aaron Dobson can do it. But
over the years the green at the height schools whose deep the Bethel Johnson types the word that comes back to the original point is there have been those guys available and past drafts they have
NFL Sunday - Hour 1 - Chris Villani and Chris Price discuss the third preseason game for the Patriots and how Jimmy G will fair when the regular season arrives -- 8-28-16
Villani is in for Tanguay on a Sunday morning, and he and Price discuss the positive and negative takeaways from the third preseason game at Caroina. They discuss Jimmy G, the offense under both QB's and if they have confidence that he can keep the Pats alive in the first four weeks.
you wake up a cold sweat thinking about Kansas City game we're Tom Brady can move. Without having two or three defensive linemen around in the game when Casey was rushing for primarily so and and
guess that's good enough because he's the guy with living through it Tom Brady and talking about but I just don't believe that those nineteen snaps. Are going to make one bit of difference no one
color that is those pale pastels to those vibrant. Sharp tones when Tom Brady takes the field again maybe that's the last to give back because I still don't. And correct me if you see when your best ability football reason reading Tom Brady take the field at all on on Friday. I know I don't but at the same time you did it. I think
The Fantasy Football Hour with Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson -- 8-28-16
Jim and Pete may be at their big, annual tuna fantasy draft, but the guys still have you covered as your fantasy football draft rapidly approaches. They get into high value wide receivers, elite targets for your draft and other draft strategies. Good luck! The guys will be back live next week as we prepare for the regular season.
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Danny Picard- What a dress rehearsal is
Danny talks about Tom in the 3rd preseason game
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Danny Picard - Red Sox and Pats
Danny previews Red sox game and discusses rift between Brady and Garrapplo
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Butch & Tomase- Pats and Sox
Guys talk more about Pats Game and preview the upcoming baseball game
attraction is blocked a Chandrika current. Yeah I and the health of Rob Ninkovich I think you're generating that. I figure it is just a question mark although I expect to have him back. It during the penalty it's. Yeah I would say probably six weeks before you bring get the real Rob Ninkovich . They take into account it was intranet Johncke that we as pat structure off the edge. I'm although Chris Long keep replay
to speak about the outward. That's a good one might consternation about Rob Ninkovich and las general Jones and the help of Jamal sheared Trey flowers and geno Grissom looked good again last night. So Mike I don't I don't discount your point it's not their biggest problem all I'm saying is. For anybody that wants to say that eight definitively there one of the best defense in the NFL. They're good they're good they were great when they had Tom Brady at quarterback but now they probably have to carry them for four games. What they want and you got Salmonella. Is due
Butch & Tomase- Brady and his successor
Guys discuss "drama" with Brady and Garrapplo
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and practice. I don't think he's a nervous Nellie quarterback accused of Drew Bledsoe in his bad days used to be accused happy feet. Right and and and Bledsoe used to be accused of well I'll
Mustard & Johnson - Patriots win, Chris Price joins the show hour 3 8-27-2016
Chris Price joins the show to discuss the Patriots and the reason Brady played in the third preseason game.
to the bears and alike. Big. Are you saying that he's the Tom Brady of 2009168. Thinking we're we think he's the third string quarterback but he might write that second spot a busy here's the biggest problem corrupt or has its not the playbook is not getting an amber wraps its not all the things that people want to point out. He's playing behind arguably the greatest quarterback who's ever played the game. So no matter what he does out the air I Cam Newton how horrible game. Right but I am sure you don't hear anybody complaining about that you remain you don't think you want