Adam Jones and Rich Keefe discuss the Red Sox farm system’s lack of production in recent years, and react to a report that the Red Sox had planned to pass on Mike Trout no matter what if he fell to them in the 2009 MLB Draft.
The number one order of business for Don Sweeney is what to do with Claude Julien. After that, Adam Jones believes whether or not to move Milan Lucic will be the most important decision Sweeney has to make this off-season.
Adam Jones opened Friday’s show discussing the Red Sox decision to finally call up outfielder Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket. Castillo has hit at every level, and has dynamic power and speed potential. All this leads Jones to wonder why the Sox waited so long to bring up Castillo, after investing 72 million dollars in him last year.
Keefer Madness favorite Chris “Mad Dog” Russo is still losing his mind over Deflate-Gate. This time he was upset with Peter King’s coverage of the scandal, and King called in to Mad Dog Radio to defend himself.
Bleacher Report NFL National Lead Writer Michael Tanier joined the Adam Jones show to discuss Deflate-Gate, Roger Goodell’s press conference on Wednesday, and attempted to talk about Tom Brady’s appeal.
The NFL’s official Twitter account is apparently run by a New York Jets fan who decided to subtly troll the Patriots on Thursday. Adam Jones and Rich Keefe discuss that, and an NFL.com ranking that put an asterisk next to Tom Brady’s name.
Support of Other 31 Owners has Roger Goodell Feeling Empowered
Adam Jones opened Thursday’s show with some more thoughts from Roger Goodell’s press conference at the NFL owner’s meeting on Wednesday. Based on the tone of his statements, Jones thinks Goodell feels more empowered than ever because he has the full support of the other 31 owners.
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe discuss the possibility that Robert Kraft made a deal with Roger Goodell to help Tom Brady in his appeal. While reports say there was no deal made, the guys believe they had to have been some give back for Kraft to have abruptly dropped his complaint.
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe discuss the change to the NFL extra point that was approved by the owners on Tuesday afternoon, which pushes the kick back to the 15 yard line, and allows defenses to return turnovers for points.
Adam Jones opened Tuesday’s show with some thoughts on Robert Kraft’s decision this afternoon to not fight the NFL on the penalties imposed on the team in the wake of Deflate-Gate. Jones believes Kraft made the right decision, and that if the team was truly innocent they would’ve continued the fight.
Be Prepared for National Media to Diminish Brady’s Legacy
Rick Gosselin of the Dallas Morning News had a column comparing Tom Brady’s stats from before 2007, when QB’s couldn’t prepare their own football, to his numbers from post 2007. Jones and Keefe discussed the piece, and warn that we should be prepared for more articles like this to come out in the months to come.
Providence Journal Patriots beat writer Mark Daniels called in to the Adam Jones Show for more Deflate-Gate talk, the team releasing another cornerback, and Brandon Spikes returning on a one year deal.
For the first time in Tom Brady’s career, a poll from E-Poll Market Research revealed that almost as many people dislike Brady as people who say they are fans of him. Adam Jones and Rich Keefe discuss.
Adam Jones opens Friday’s show with some more thoughts on Roger Goodell appointing himself as the independent arbiter in the Tom Brady Appeal. Jones and Keefe believe this is a real bad look for the NFL, and that Goodell is calling out the Pats to take him to court.
It turns out the Patriots may have been telling the truth when they said “The Deflator” refers to Jim McNally’s desire to lose weight. Rich Keefe did some research, and you’ll be shocked at how main stream the term is.
NESN Patriots beat reporter Doug Kyed called in to the Adam Jones show to discuss the latest on the fallout from Deflate-Gate, and what’s next for Tom Brady following the filing of his appeal to the NFL.
Initial Reaction to Seeing the Wells Context Report
Adam Jones opened Thursday’s show discussing his initial reaction when he received the link to the Wells Report Context released by the Patriots Thursday morning. After some thinking, it dawned on Jones that every argument in the report was brought up by sports talk radio callers this past week.
AJ Feeley Accuses Pats of Ball Tampering Ten Years after Incident
Former NFL players are starting to come out of the woodwork with stories of the Patriots tampering with footballs from years ago. AJ Feeley went on a Philadelphia radio station with a story of his own from 10 years ago, and Adam Jones says Pats fans should brace themselves for more players to do the same.
Did Gronk Expose Brady a Little Bit on SportsCenter?
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe react to Rob Gronkowski’s appearance on SportsCenter this afternoon to promote the new Madden cover. The questions naturally turned to Deflate-Gate, and the guys don’t think he necessarily helped Brady out with one of his comments.
Even if Brady’s Suspension is Reduced, His Legacy is Tarnished
Adam Jones opened Wednesday’s show discussing Tom Brady’s legacy post Deflate-Gate. Even if his suspension is reduced or thrown out, it won’t change many people’s minds about his involvement. It’s now a part of Tom Brady’s legacy.
Sports Illustrated Senior NFL Writer Greg Bedard called in to the Adam Jones show to continue the discussion on the Deflategate Penalties, as well as his recent column on the fractured relationship between Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell.
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe read from Manish Mehta’s latest column in the New York Daily News picking the Buffalo Bill as the AFC East winners following the Brady suspension. Even if the Pats start off 1-3, the guys believe 12 games is plenty of time to make up any lost ground.
Adam Jones opened Tuesday’s show discussing the fractured relationship between Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell. While Kraft is a powerful owner, he is not more powerful than the other 31 NFL owners combined. Goodell may have lost a big ally, but he likely has the support of the other owners following the Deflategate penalties.
There’s Not Much Robert Kraft Can Do About Roger Goodell
Adam Jones and Rich Keefe continued their discussion on the fractured relationship between Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell. What could Kraft realistically do to get back at Goodell? Kraft may be the most powerful owner in the NFL, but he’s not more powerful than the other 30 owners together.