With the NFL regular season right around the corner, the Patriots had their annual gala at Gillette to welcome in the new season. Listen in as Zolak and Bertrand talk about what Brady had to say last night, as well as Zo giving his first hand experience of the scene down at Gillette.
Adam takes a closer look at the Pats' lack of drafting at the WR position in recent years. Given the team's depth issues at the spot and high number of recent picks, should they have done more to add young players to their core at the position?
Attorney and legal analyst Alan Milstein joins Adam to discuss the latest developments in the Deflategate case. Which way will Judge Berman rule? And will either side succeed in appealing Berman's decision?
On this hour of Felger & Massarotti, the guys continued to discuss possible outcomes for Tom Brady vs. the NFL, and they also discuss the release of Josh Boyce and the Patriots' overall ability to draft and identify talented wide receivers.
On this hour of Felger & Massarotti, the guys go heavy on DeflateGate in anticipation of Judge Berman's ruling, discuss Jay Feely's comments about the 2009 Jets kicking ball incident and also discuss the latest on Don Orsillo.
Jay Feely Talks About what Happened at Hearing on Monday
Former kicker Jay Feely was present at the appeal hearing in New York on Monday as a member of the NFLPA's Executive Committee and spoke to CBS Sports Radio's Doug Gottlieb about what was discussed in the short hearing
Dan Shaughnessy from The Boston Globe joined Zo and Bertrand and gave his side to his article published on Monday night detailing NESN's efforts to have fan's signs supporting Don Orsillo removed from view of cameras.
Most Fans Believe Patriots Tampered with Footballs
Dan Shaughnessy from The Boston Globe joined Zo and Bertrand and continued discussing the Channel Media poll of how New Englanders view Boston sports and Boston Media. Among the findings was the idea that most Patriots fans polled believe that the team was aware of some wrongdoing regarding the deflation of footballs in the AFC Championship game.
What Do New Englanders Think of The DeflateGate Saga?
Zo and Bertrand go through the annual Channel Media and Market Reasearch Survey to find out where New England sports fans fall on issues related to the local teams. Chief among the findings are what fans think of the Patriots and DeflateGate.
Jeff Howe from the Boston Herald joined Toucher & Rich Tuesday to talk about the Patriots. He touched on the surprising amount of caution Bill Belichick is taking with Rob Gronkowski in the preseason, saying the tight end is poised for a "gigantic year".
Don Orsillo returned to Fenway Park for the first time since it was announced that NESN will not bring him back as the Red Sox play by play announcer. Rich Keefe and Matt McCarthy tell you about the reports that were coming out from around the ballpark.
Kevin Duffy, from MassLive, joined Rich Keefe to talk about who may not make the Patriots roster cut, as well as the latest surrounding Deflate-gate. The Patriots have to the get the team down to 75 players by tomorrow - who's looking good at running-back? Is Aaron Dobson safe?
In the fourth and final hour of the show, Felger and Mazz, the guys look at the potential rulings that Judge Berman could come down with on the Tom Brady suspension and make predictions about which side has the edge. Then, it's the Final Word with Jim Murray
In the third hour of the show, Felger and Mazz continue to discuss deflategate and analyze the play of the Pats in their third preseason game against the Panthers. Should people be worried about Tom Brady and the performance of the first team offense?
Felger and Mazz continue to discuss the latest developments in deflategate in the second hour. They also take a look at a successful weekend for the Red Sox in New York as well as the recent struggles of Hanley Ramirez.
Felger and Mazz open Monday's show by reacting to today's brief court proceedings in the Tom Brady case. Which side will Judge Berman rule for? Is there any chance of a settlement? The guys debate the possibilities.
With no settlement coming for DeflateGate, Judge Berman stated that he will have a ruling in on Friday at the latest. Listen in as Zolak and Bertrand talk discuss with appellate attorney Daniel Wallach on the possible outcomes for Tom Brady.
This segment of Read and React covers the third week of the NFL preseason. Listen in as Zolak, Bertrand and Hardy talk about topics like the QB situation for the Redskins, Sam Bradford's fantastic start with the Eagles, as well as the Bills naming their starting QB for Week 1.
With the recent news that Judge Berman will make a decision in the next day or two, the speculation of his ruling is beginning. Listen in as Zolak and Bertrand debate what they think will happen when Judge Berman announces his ruling for DeflateGate.
Since week three of the NFL preseason is widely regarded as the most important, Patriots fans were definitely watching this weekend's game with a keen eye. Listen in as Zolak and Bertrand talk about how the Patriots offense and defense looked against the Panthers, as well as any potential roster moves in the receiving core.
On this hour of Toucher & Rich, Dan Roche fills in for Rich, Fred details his time watching a polo match, Roche lays out some Red Sox thoughts, and the guys discuss Dan Snyder's meddling with the football operations of the Redskins.
With the final scheduled courtroom meeting today, Judge Berman has actually requested that Giants owner John Mara be present at the court today. Zolak and Bertrand debate what the meaning of having one of the most influential owners in the NFL present at the court meeting.
With Tom Brady and the NFL back in court today for the final scheduled hearing, everyone is hoping that this situation finally comes to an end. Listen in as Zolak and Bertrand talk about what may happen if the two sides reach a settlement today.
During hour 2 of Felger and Mazz, they continued to talk about the latest on Chris Mortensen, as well as the Patriots exhibition game against the Carolina Panthers. The third preseason game means that first teamers get most of the reps, so which quarterback should play more – Tom Brady or Jimmy Garoppolo?
In Agenda Free Friday, Chris Mortensen discussions dominated hour 1 on Felger and Mazz. Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, continues to dig himself into a deeper hole in the Deflategate saga after some comments he made yesterday.
With Rich Keefe and Mike Flynn filling in for Zolak and Bertrand today, Flynn starts the first ever segment of Flynn's Bin. Listen in as he opens up discussion about everything from the Don Orsillo firing to Flynn's thoughts on a zombie apocalypse.
With Rich Keefe and Mike Flynn filling in for Zolak and Bertrand today, that means there is a midday segment of Keefer Madness. Keefe discusses one man that decided to try and take a selfie with a rattlesnake, and now may lose his hand after the selfie didn't go so well.
The NFL preseason is headin into its third week of games, which is the perfect time to react on current topics throughout the league. Keefe, Flynn and Hardy talk about stories such as one coach seeing Straight Outta Compton, another coach getting defensive about his weight, and a quarterback's recent health situation.