The Patriots lost their home opener for the first time since 2001 with a 20-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. It was perhaps the most unexpected loss in recent memory for the Patriots. The actual game however, will likely be overshadowed this week by scrutiny over the usage of franchise wide receiver Wes Welker. Welker … Continue reading What Belichick’s History Tells Us About Wes Welker’s Situation
Troy Brown will be enshrined into the Patriots Hall of Fame this weekend, being honored for his 15-year career with the team. Pat's Hall beckons all-time great - Mark Farniella looks at the former 8th round pick, who was cut in training camp in 1994 after a particularly poor performance on the returns team. Troy … Continue reading Patriots/Cardinals caps Hall of Fame weekend
A FOX Business story by Charlie Gasparino reported this morning that the owners of the Red Sox were considering selling the team, saying that the team has even begun shopping the club to potential buyers. Principal owner John W. Henry quickly issued denials and then took to the airwaves to adamantly deny that the franchise … Continue reading This Time, John Henry Takes To WEEI To Refute Rumors
After a walk-off win Tuesday night the Red Sox were looking for another one on Wednesday, but they could only get one run in ninth inning and fell to the Yankees 5-4. The Red Sox trailed 5-1 and fought back scoring two runs in the seventh and then one in the ninth, but that was … Continue reading Red Sox fight to the end, but fall to Yankees
By this point you're probably aware of the incident at Bobby Valentine's press conference yesterday involving Rich Shertenlieb of 98.5 The Sports Hub. For some background, yesterday Toucher and Rich talked about how the media does not ask the questions that the fans would like asked at these sort of press conferences. Rich announced his … Continue reading Toucher and Rich Have The Right Idea, But Wrong Methods
All Boston teams were off on Monday, but there was still plenty to talk about following the Patriots' season opening win on Sunday. The two main story lines were the play of the rookies on defense, and the emergence of running back Stevan Ridley. Despite the convincing win, with the Boston media and fans there … Continue reading More Patriots reaction, Red Sox welcome Yankees to town
Early in the first quarter yesterday, it looked a replay of some of the worst moments of last season for the Patriots. The defense gave up a first down on third-and-long, Wes Welker dropped a pass he normally would catch, and Brandon Lloyd looked suspiciously like the guy who wore #85 last season on a … Continue reading Young Patriots Impressive In Opening Win
On the surface, that seems like a far-fetched question, after all, he did manage in New York. It was the Mets though, not the Yankees, and no matter how good the Mets are, they don't get the coverage that the Yankees do, and for all the talk about the "tough" New York media, from an … Continue reading Is This Stage Too Big For Bobby Valentine?
While everyone was watching the Giants-Cowboys NFL regular season opener and then sleeping, the Red Sox lost 2-1 to the Mariners out in Seattle. The team finished their nine-game road trip by losing eight of nine games. The team is off today before hosting the Blue Jays for a weekend series at Fenway Park, which … Continue reading Red Sox lose again, who will replace Bobby V?
While his team continues to nosedive and rumors circulate about his future, Bobby Valentine remains combative, as evidenced this afternoon in a defiant, semi-crazed sounding segment on The Big Show. Here's the transcript from WEEI.com, but you need to hear it to get the full effect. (You can also download it as an MP3.) This … Continue reading Bobby V Goes Off On Ordway, How Much Longer Can He Last?