BOSTON (CBS) – 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Mike Felger & Tony Massarotti began their show on Monday talking Patriots-Packers.
It was a hard fought game — perhaps even a Super Bowl XLIX preview — and one in which the Patriots ultimately fell short by the final count of 26-21.READ MORE: Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine More Than 90% Effective In Kids
New England came into the game as underdogs, and because the score was so close and the Patriots played tough against the NFC’s best, some have deemed this a moral victory given the circumstances.
Felger & Mazz disagree with that sentiment.READ MORE: Hopkinton High School First In State To Drop Mask Mandate
“I do believe in moral victories, but I don’t think this was one of them,” Tony Massarotti said to start the program. “Listen, I didn’t think the Patriots would run the table. I thought they would lose another game here down the stretch. I’m not alarmed by this loss, but I wouldn’t call it a moral victory either.”
“I feel like people are going too far, in that it was actually a ‘good loss’ and a ‘good defeat,’ Felger said in reference to Chris Gasper’s latest column in the Globe. “I don’t think there should be moral victories for a team this good. When you’re the Patriots there are no moral victories. When you’re the Bills or the Browns, sure.”
Listen below for their full analysis:
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