https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/536895598327496706 https://twitter.com/SportsCenter/status/536739121721769984 Meanwhile the Patriots play the waiver wire, picking up castoffs and trading for players who would've been cut by their teams anyway. It remains to be seen how the Red Sox roster will shake out, there appears to be a lot of redundancy at certain positions, but Ben has a plan. In Ben … Continue reading Unlike Patriots, Red Sox Going “All In.”
Where’s Pete Sheppard? Shaughnessy Wrong Again, And Other Friday Notes
I've gotten a number of emails and commenters asking about the status of Pete Sheppard, who has been absent from Glenn Ordway's Big Show Unfiltered for some time now. Sheppard took to Facebook yesterday to clarify his status: My friends...I will make this fairly short and sweet as I have gotten a number of mostly … Continue reading Where’s Pete Sheppard? Shaughnessy Wrong Again, And Other Friday Notes
No Excuses, Huh?
(From BSMW member Claude45) https://twitter.com/TonyMassarotti/status/534375328626798592 How about all the reasons you and your d-bag co-hosts keep hammering us with: - Belichick the GM sucks - Horrible Drafts - Letting Welker go - Kraft is cheap - Brady is DUN - Window is closed - Denver's ALL IN !!!!! - The game has passed Belichick by … Continue reading No Excuses, Huh?
Patriots 2014 Five-Eighths Season Review
Wanted to wait until after the Colts game to file a report, and my, oh, my. This season has taken a pleasant little turn since the last time we talked, hasn't it? In our First Quarter Review, we showed concern ("panicked" might be a better description) after New England's horrific outing at Kansas City. The … Continue reading Patriots 2014 Five-Eighths Season Review
The Patriots just continue to roll on, continuing to make the dire predictions of doom from after week four look silly. The criticism of the team and how they played at Kansas City at the time certainly was legitimate, but what was ridiculous was the assumption that they wouldn't get any better. I've been consistent … Continue reading Gray Matters
WEEI Still Shuffling The Deck Chairs
WEEI officially announced yesterday what Chad Finn had reported weeks ago - that Jerry Thornton would be joining the Dale and Holley show as the "permanent" third host. One head-scratcher from the release: Thornton says he's honored to join WEEI as a full-time cohost and writer. "It's not often a cultural institution like 'EEI takes a … Continue reading WEEI Still Shuffling The Deck Chairs
Red Sox Set To Light The Hot Stove
The baseball general managers meetings start today in Baltimore, and the Red Sox have plenty of work to do to put 2014 behind them and look to rebound in 2015. Red Sox have pieces to retool roster - Peter Abraham looks at the roster and the possibilities. Red Sox setting up for busy offseason -Gordon … Continue reading Red Sox Set To Light The Hot Stove
Bye Week Banalty
Enough with the Mike Felger Pity Party! Enough with the Tim Benz pity party! Enough with the Gary Tanguay pity party! I'm not sure where the basis of the pity party comes from other than here: https://twitter.com/985TheSportsHub/status/530460920699314176 Amazing. Gary Tanguay web articles are now used as show fodder. All of this while the hosts who … Continue reading Bye Week Banalty
Another Tomato Can By The Wayside
The once left for dead Patriots are now in danger of peaking too early, as they dispatched Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 43-21 at Gillette Stadium yesterday. It's been a remarkable turnaround since the early going of the season, but if you are surprised by the fact that they got their act together, I'm … Continue reading Another Tomato Can By The Wayside