NESN.com Patriots beat writer Doug Kyed joined the Adam Jones Show to help preview Sunday’s game in Dallas against the Cowboys, and to start to look ahead to the Pats showdown with the Colts one week from Sunday.
Pats 4 Games in 19 Days not as Grueling as it Sounds
Adam Jones opened Wednesday’s show talking about the Patriots upcoming schedule, which includes four games in nineteen days. Upon further examination Jones thinks this stretch will not be challenging, and people who are talking it up are just reaching for storylines.
CBS Sports NFL writer Ryan Wilson called in to the Adam Jones Show to talk about the controversial finish in Seattle during Monday Night Football. Ryan Wilson also gave his thoughts on the state of the Seahawks, whether the Patriots are the best in the AFC, and what to look for when the Pats finally play the Colts.
Adam Jones believes this week is the beginning of Colts week, even though the Pats are set to play the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday afternoon. Jones says the psychological warfare has already begun with news that the Patriots have brought in former Colts running back Boom Herron for a workout, and the Patriots are already preparing to embarrass the Colts on national TV.
Rich Keefe takes us back to Corpus Christi, Texas to check in with Keefer Madness’s new favorite news team at KZTV Action 10 News. This time things hit a little too close to home when the newsroom’s chocolate bars have an unexpected issue.
Bleacher Report national NFL writer Mike Tanier called in to the Adam Jones Show to help rundown what happened around the league in week four. The guy’s discussed Peyton Manning’s struggles, the Dolphins decision to make a coaching change after four games, and the league wide issue with reliable kickers.
Jason Mastrodonato from the Boston Herald Calls In
Boston Herald Red Sox beat writer Jason Mastrodonato joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss Don Orsillo’s final day as the Red Sox TV broadcaster. The guys also talked about the Sox announcing John Farrell with return as manager in 2016, and Torey Lovullo signing an extension to remain with the team as well.
Patriots Fans Should Stop Tattling and Embrace Being Hated
Jones and Joe Murray discussed the controversy around Ben Roethisberger and whether he was using a cell phone on the sidelines during Thursday night’s loss to the Ravens. Jones thinks the fans should stop being tattle tales, and stop looking for other teams to do something illegal, and just embrace the role as the bad guy and enjoy the games.
In tonight’s Madness, the Arizona Diamondbacks play by play team had some fun Wednesday night with an Arizona State sorority who were in the crowd, but spent their time taking selfies in the stands instead of watching the game.
Kirk Luedeke called in to the Adam Jones Show to help preview the upcoming Bruins season, which drops the puck one week from tonight. The guys also touched on the Bruins injured defensemen, the Bruins competition in the Eastern Conference, and more.
Las Vegas Set the Bruins and Celtics Win Totals at the Same Number
Jones and Keefe discussed the Las Vegas win total odds for the Bruins and Celtics, which was set at 42.5 for both teams. The guys then debated which team they are more confident in as their seasons get closer to beginning.
Providence Journal Patriots beat reporter Mark Daniels joined the Adam Jones Show to talk some Patriots as the team enjoys its early bye week. The guys discussed the Patriots recent trades, the play of Malcolm Butler through three games, and more.
Former Ravens and Jets linebacker Bart Scott was on CBS Sports Radio with Damon Amendolara on Wednesday night. Scott gave his thoughts on some current NFL quarterbacks including Tom Brady, who he called a cornball.
John Farrell and Claude Julien Given Vote of Confidence from Management
Adam Jones opened Thursday’s show discussing the future of Red Sox Manager John Farrell, who reportedly will retain his job in 2016 if he’s given a clean bill of health. Jones also touched on Claude Julien’s status with the Bruins following comments from Cam Neely backing Julien as coach.
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe started off Wednesday’s show taking a look at the Bruins roster following the team’s pre-season loss to the New York Rangers. The guy’s also discussed whether the Bruins have enough talent to be a playoff team.
USA Today NFL reporter Lorenzo Reyes joined the Adam Jones Show with a national perspective on the Patriots strong start to the season. The guy’s also touched on Peyton Manning’s performance early in the season, the early struggles for the Indianapolis Colts, and more.
Bruins Hall of Fame Defenseman Ray Bourque called in to the Adam Jones Show to talk about the state of the Bruins as they gear up for the 2015-16 season. Ray gave his thoughts on his former teammate Don Sweeney being named Bruins GM, Dougie Hamilton getting traded away in the off-season, and more.
Jones and Keefe talked about the Red Sox decision to allow Hanley Ramirez to leave the team early and continue his rehab at home in Florida, while other players have remained with the team while injured. Are the Red Sox allowing him to go home because they no longer want him apart of this team, or are they babying him?
It’s Too Early to Talk About an Undefeated Patriots Season
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe opened Tuesday’s show with some thoughts on the over reactions to the Patriots 3-0 start to the 2015 season. Last year at this time, the Patriots came off an embarrassing loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and people were saying it’s too early to judge the team, but this year apparently it’s not too early to discuss the Patriots chances of going undefeated.
Andy Merritt from the New England Hockey Journal Calls In
Andy Merritt from the New England Hockey Journal joined the Adam Jones Show to talk about the Dennis Seidenberg injury, and whether his contract extension was a mistake. The guys also touched on the Bruins through two pre-season games, and the new 3 on 3 overtime format.
Seidenberg Extension Might be the Worst Contract Chiarelli Handed Out
Jones and Keefe discussed the Dennis Seidenberg back injury that will sideline him for 6-8 weeks, and wonder if his contract extension was the worst one Peter Chiarelli handed out during his tenure as Bruins G.M.
Bleacher Report NFL National Lead Writer Mike Tanier called in to the Adam Jones Show to help continue the discussion on how long Tom Brady can continue to perform on a high level. The guys also talked about other stories around the NFL, including the state of the AFC through 2 weeks, the return of Kam Chancellor to the Seahawks, and more.
Tom Brady Took Over as Patriots QB 14 Years Ago Today
Wednesday marked the 14th anniversary of Drew Bledsoe getting injured by Mo Lewis, which paved the way for Tom Brady to take over as Patriots Quarterback. Jones and Keefe looked back at that moment, as well as some other media story lines from the week following Bledsoe’s injury.
How Long can Tom Brady Keep Up this High Level of Play?
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe started off Wednesday’s show taking a look at the ridiculous numbers Tom Brady has put up in the first two games of the season, and the guys discussed how much longer Brady can keep up this high level of play.