On Monday's podcast, I followed up with some more thoughts on ESPN's Patriots report by referencing a Jeff Goodman story over the weekend that uses LaVar Ball as its main source to show Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton has lost his team. That's not a good look for Seth Wickersham. Plus, I reacted to all of NFL Wild Card Weekend, and looked ahead to the Divisional Round. And I closed out the show with my thoughts on Kenny Omega's win over Chris Jericho at Wrestle Kingdom 12.
On a special Saturday-edition of the podcast, I reacted to the ESPN report that suspects the New England Patriots are coming undone from within. The author of the piece, Seth Wickersham, reports that there's a sense in Foxboro that this could be the last year together for this group. So I needed to jump in-studio on a Saturday to rant about how I believe this story is nothing more than an exaggeration of the facts.
On a special Wednesday edition of the podcast, I closed out the show with "Pic's Picks" for the the NFL Wild Card Round of the playoffs. Plus, I gave my DraftKings "Gotta Have Em" play for the four games this weekend. I also reacted to the rumors that Josh McDaniels and Matt Patricia are leaving New England to become head coaches. And I opened the show by calling out Isaiah Thomas for trying to dictate the terms of his own video tribute when he returns to Boston.
We compiled the 12 best clips from the podcast in 2017, beginning with our reaction to the New England Patriots' Super Bowl comeback win, and ending with my thoughts on Giancarlo Stanton being traded to the New York Yankees, with some Bruins, Celtics, boxing, and WWE in between. Here's the exact playlist:
-INTRODUCTION: 0:00 - 3:47
-PATRIOTS WIN SUPER BOWL LI (Apologies for poor audio quality on this one, but we just couldn't leave it out): 3:47 - 8:15
-ADAM SCHEFTER CONSPIRACY THEORY: 8:16 - 9:43
-RAY ALLEN NOT INVITED TO CELTICS REUNION: 9:44 - 16:44
-TUUKKA RASK VS ANTON KHUDOBIN: 16:45 - 18:29
-THE KLIQ HELPED CREATE STONE COLD: 18:30 - 28:10
-FUCK DUSTIN PEDROIA: 28:11 - 36:04
-PODCASTING IS MY THERAPY: 36:05 - 38:21
-KYRIE IRVING TRADED TO BOSTON: 38:22 - 47:24
-MAYWEATHER/McGREGOR WILL HAVE REMATCH: 47:25 - 59:00
-RED SOX LOSE IN ALDS AGAIN: 59:01 - 1:17:03
-JIMMY GAROPPOLO TRADED TO 49ERS: 1:17:04 - 1:32:32
-GIANCARLO STANTON TRADED TO YANKEES: 1:32:33 - 1:43:32
On Thursday's podcast, I closed out the show with my DraftKings "Gotta Have Em" play for Sunday's slate (27:38) and "Pic's Picks" for Week 17 (31:10). Plus, I went over all of the possible clinching scenarios that still exist in the final week of the NFL's regular season (16:00). And I opened the show with reaction to the New England Patriots signing veteran linebacker James Harrison.
On a Tuesday-edition of the podcast, I reacted to all of Week 16 in the NFL, including the New England Patriots' win over the Buffalo Bills. Plus, I looked at the AFC and NFC playoff picture entering Week 17. And I closed out the show with some thoughts on the Gerrit Cole trade rumors, and why the Boston Red Sox need to get involved.
On Thursday's podcast, I opened the show with some last-minute shopping advice before Christmas. Plus, I gave my take on the reported "ban" that Bill Belichick placed on Tom Brady's personal trainer, Alex Guerrero (8:25). I also went over all of the NFL clinching scenarios for the upcoming weekend (35:20). And I closed out the show with my DraftKings "Gotta Have Em" play for Sunday's slate (45:23), and "Pic's Picks" for Week 16 (49:35).
On Monday's podcast, I opened the show with my reaction to the breaking news that the Boston Red Sox have re-signed first baseman Mitch Moreland. Plus, I recapped the New England Patriots' wild and controversial win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. And I went over the entire NFL playoff picture through Week 15.
On Thursday's podcast, I closed out the show with my DraftKings "Gotta Have Em" play for Sunday's slate and "Pic's Picks" for Week 15 in the NFL. I previewed all of Week 15 by going over the clinching scenarios in both the AFC and NFC. Plus, I explained why the Boston Red Sox should target Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson this offseason. And I shared a few quick thoughts on the fantastic build-up for Chris Jericho vs Kenny Omega at Wrestle Kingdom.
On a special Tuesday edition of the podcast, I reacted to all of Week 14 in the NFL, including the New England Patriots losing to the Dolphins in Miami on Monday Night Football. I explained why Tom Brady and the Patriots will be just fine, and went over the entire NFL playoff picture entering Week 15. Plus, I opened the show with some final thoughts on the Giancarlo Stanton trade.