In Wednesday's edition of Game of Jones, it's would you rather Wednesday. Adam takes his pick on who should be starting at 2nd base for Red Sox next year, watching preseason games and whether it's tougher to be a Jets or Redskins fan.
Adam discusses whether Tom Brady will suit up for the Pats final preseason game Thursday night against the Giants. Is he better off getting some action after a tough preseason or should the team sit him out?
Adam opens Wednesday's show by taking a closer look at recent stories involving the stress Tom Brady is feeling in all aspects of his life. How heavily is deflategate weighing on his marriage and play on the field? Is he close to his breaking point?
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?
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?
Jackie Bradley Jr. has been scorching hot during the month of August, but is hitting improvement sustainable? Adam looks to the performance of past players to see if there is any hope for Bradley Jr. remaining consistent in the long-term.
Adam opens the show by taking a look at the Patriots' upcoming matchup with the Panthers. Should the Pats play their starters? What should fans be looking for in one of the final tuneups before the opener?
NESN.com Patriots beat reporter Doug Kyed joined the Adam Jones Show to help preview Friday night’s pre-season game against the Carolina Panthers. The guys touched on how long Tom Brady should play, the Devin McCourty corner experiment from the last game, and potential roster cuts.
How Much Longer will Bill Belichick be the Head Coach of the Patriots?
Adam Jones opened Wednesday’s show discussing how long Bill Belichick wants to be the head coach of the Patriots. Belichick in the past has said he doesn’t want to be coaching at 70, but recent promos released for the NFL Network special “Do Your Job” may suggest he has changed his feelings on that.
Mass Live Patriots beat writer Kevin Duffy joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss the latest from Patriots practice on Tuesday including the introduction of Reggie Wayne, Devin McCourty returning to safety, and more.
Adam Jones discussed Devin McCourty’s return to safety at practice on Tuesday afternoon, and hopes that it means the experiment at cornerback is officially over. Jones and Marshall Hook also talked about Julian Edelman, who seems ready to return to the field after meeting with the media earlier in the day.
Red Sox Finally Trying Out Hanley Ramirez at First
Adam Jones opened Tuesday’s show talking about the Red Sox decision to try and transition Hanley Ramirez from Left Field to First Base. Jones and Marshall Hook listened to some of his pre-game comments on the move and they don’t think he’s taking the move seriously.
The MMQB NFL analyst Andy Benoit called in to the Adam Jones show to discuss the Patriots through two pre-season games including his thoughts on Devin McCourty getting a look at cornerback, and the signing of Reggie Wayne. The guys also take a look around the rest of the league as teams gear up for the regular season.
Adam Jones and Matt McCarthy react to the latest court filings from the NFL in the “Deflate-Gate” case. In the filings the NFL says that the cases the NFLPA cited as cause for overturning the suspension do not apply, because those cases were heard by an independent arbiter.
Adam Jones opened Monday’s show with his takeaways from the Patriots second pre-season game against the New Orleans Saints on Saturday night including Devin McCourty’s move to corner, and Jimmy Garoppolo’s performance.
Adam Jones discussed the latest MMQB column from Peter King featuring six points about Peyton Manning, who claims he still has no feeling in his fingers from all his surgeries. Jones and McCarthy also talked about who the Patriots biggest competition in the AFC will be in 2015.
Adam Jones discussed comments from Seahawks corner Richard Sherman in USA Today about “Deflate-Gate”. Sherman doesn’t exactly stand by Tom Brady, but he is very critical of the NFL for the different ways they hand out fines to players and teams.
CSNNE Patriots reporter Mike Giardi joined the Adam Jones Show to discuss the Patriots joint practices with the New Orleans Saints in West Virginia this week. The guys also touched on Wednesday’s “Deflate-Gate” hearing in federal court.
Adam Jones likes that finally someone has spoken out showing that Tom Brady is human. The Patriots and Brady have weathered controversies in the past, but that doesn’t mean he wants to be dealing with this, and that he’s unaffected by the outside noise.
Giants Owner John Mara Declines to Participate in Settlement Talks with Tom Brady
Adam Jones reacted to a report from Chris Mortensen that Giants Owner John Mara has declined to participate in settlement talks between Tom Brady and the NFL. Are team owners about to get involved to help push this towards a settlement?
The Door is Open for Brady to Take One Game Suspension
Adam Jones opened Thursday’s show discussing the latest updates in Tom Brady’s federal court case against the NFL. Both sides may feel like they have a strong case, but Jones believes it’s in the best interest of both to take the known and settle on a one game suspension, rather than lose and look foolish.