The Patriots opened up their preseason schedule last night with a 22-11 loss to the Green Bay Packers at Gillette Stadium.
Tom Brady made a surprise appearance, taking seven snaps to open the game for the Patriots offense. He wasn’t able to do a whole lot in those seven snaps, but his very appearance on the field seemed to be a statement. As you would expect, he had plenty of support from the crowd.
Check all the local coverage over at PatriotsLinks.com.
The WBZ broadcast last night was much as it has been the last couple of years. It’s still….different. Dan Roche is enthusiastic, Matt Chatham is informative, and Christian Fauria is goofy. The cuts to my pals Andy Hart and Paul Perillo seem unnecessary. I actually prefered the Packers Preseason TV network which had Kevin Harlan on play-by-play and Rich Gannon on color. Yes, they were both wearing polo shirts with the Packers logo…
Meanwhile, this was announced last night by NFL Network:
This is different from the America’s Game special which will debut on Tuesday, September 8 at 10:00 PM ET on NFL Network.
Frank Gifford was more than just a jock – Chad Finn has a look at the ex-Giant and Monday Night Football broadcaster who passed away last Sunday.
Finn also touches on this:
Since apparently New England just can’t get enough of simulcasted Sports talk radio shows.