Nov 3, 2013|
Danny and Rob kick things off discussing the amazing day in Boston yesterday that saw the Red Sox celebrating their World Series victory with the fans in the streets. The guys recap their thoughts on the whole, magical season for the Sox.
Butch Stearns, Fred Smerlas and Steve DeOssie discuss the Patriots comeback win over Cleveland and the loss of Rob Gronkowski for the season.
The guys finish up their breakdowns on what to expect today at Gillette and give their pick for a winner.
Curran calls the boys live from Gillette to break down today's game against the Browns. He thinks Cleveland will be a much tougher opponent than most. He also gets into the Ridley situation and if the Pats will look to sign Edelman.
The NFL Sunday gang go "Around the NFL" and look at all the games and story lines heading into Week 14.
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Good morning everybody sports Sunday there on WEEI. Audio post -- cotton's studio it to rob Bradford this morning. As we. Look back. At a championship parade day yesterday. That we will never forget you swimming in the Charles I was not there. I actually watched that. From the comforts of my home -- prosecutor here my commentary I did I I won't lie I was flip flip back and bulletins are I did. I did it every channel had a different view at different times -- you review visually your audio visual and audio but I did enjoy listening to you guys. I preferred to take the attackers as they always do what I do parade commentary do you always -- oracle every time I've been I've been known for hosting parades. You know this this -- as 40000 while -- Riyadh EPO I am pretty good at that. And I prefer to take that -- though -- -- information. In setting the Seton. But it it was I thought I thought I I I did I -- a broad campus it's tough. Like you know why you say that they had any doubt that that -- -- in me that I did a sake -- out. Not you -- their sacred -- There is some people on other stations that not necessarily sports you know that that you -- host these things cannot sports personalities. And David needs is to keep the conversation don't you know that -- -- there there a time dad I know your name you don't say it's it's a tough thing to do. I don't know the I don't -- I don't know I don't -- criticized you know we consider -- -- currently get delicate or criticized bottle. I don't want to criticize because it's kind of a family us parade common. No we're we're family me Ryan Seacrest. -- -- He took all the rest of us I'm -- hour we'll keep the top thirty out today to feel like I will talk about some of the Red Sox top. Free agents there as we look forward to Mosul also look at. Really what what's the next team in the Stallone. That has the best chance to win and a champion Celtics. All right sounds good. Deal because it's -- -- freeagent you know that yeah that yeah really and you know what I never would of I never would've come out of my shell every day and trade. On that and this via if but it meant that in that at some point after that so I would. Cargo going out of business because. I don't -- I don't call that true I. I got out there and I you're breaking news Chicago guys going had a bit I don't know if that's the reason why that's what the year I like it. I don't like it. But I like I like the fact that you bring some some incredible information like Comcast is going had a bill that's not really inside information that's my personal theory. Basically because also it's tough to -- locked on it as a Brooklyn oh I tell you it's also tough ones. With the right people cart gas newer cars island. All have a lot of friends over there. It's -- watch in the celtics' game I watch the game yesterday holy macro and talk behind him already oh all over Brad Stevens. How can you not ride you cannot have half court operated through this group of players. Anyway. I was at Tehran's the other night but we we're we're not gonna talk much about that the Red Sox let's look back here robbed. At this apparatus to the special moments obviously you had at the at the finish line. -- -- The marathon finish on David Ortiz. Runs across that you -- Jonny Gomes and salty with that ceremony at the World Series trophy down with the Boston strong Red Sox Jersey. I just a special day I mean -- and and I know we just talked about. Commentary on on TV -- and you covered it and really -- tough job that is -- that's about it -- it well from my standpoint and you know. Realizing what you have to do trying to think of what goes into it you've got to talk about parade I mean how much of the. Parades and actually you say you look to a kid that -- unhappy in order. Take me back -- -- that you you would you I -- everybody I wasn't so what was the feeling like I was very happy gaming and a very happy. It was amazing -- I said this I said this is the time is that. We are now activists see something like this ever again we haven't seen anything like this ever again -- championship parades we understand that. -- have a championship parade coupled with -- what went on and at the Boston Marathon finish line because correct -- wrong. But this is really the first sort of ceremony right there at the marathon but all -- and -- since the marathon bombings. And -- so that that's a big deal because we know what's gonna happen America is going to be a lot of ceremonies going to be a lot of tribute. But this is a huge step toward the healing process I thought that you actually stop. The marathon finish line. Have this ceremony you can see some of the people already there being emotional. So. That was just added to it but overall you talked about the mass of people. You can you looked at into such elation since its choice that your happiness. And I say this also. Anyway we forget sometimes. How. When a team win the championship round here how teams the mood. Of everybody I remember going to workable son the day after the patriots won against the rams. And even the most miserable people in the newsroom. Happy yeah it's it's amazing. And you look at Jonny Gomes there at the finish line and I tweeted this yesterday Jonny Gomes it's great to see. And not to say that the other guys don't care about people Boston. What I feel like Jonny Gomes. He teach it just gets it yet it's and I can remember him after the the marathon bombings when he had the specialized that. I'll whip with the very best -- calling your RA into it and I can remember him telling us look at us it's a day. You know what we become professional athletes we realize. We should realize that that it's more about us just go out in the field and winning games you know we have a responsibility. To be a role model. To the to the citizens and the people in this community and Jonny Gomes and -- and not -- okay. But it's great to see you can really see how much he does actually. Absolutely. And -- and are absolutely it's it's. And it's amazing that this guy he wins right he goes to teams Indy wins but he hasn't won championships. But it's amazing how this guy can go from team to team to team team. After what we've seen from him this year. Yeah he's a flawed player in some ways but he brings so much to -- team and we saw so much to a city in so much to. And firemen. -- and we saw that again yesterday there. This is sports Sunday on the bodies rob Bradford was going to be I guess you look back at the Red Sox season. I mean I know we've really bad we've broken everything down there with this team Robin why they won a championship at what point. Point is a lot of fans to look in to for the look at the next. I mean is it is it is no no it's not too -- to look into create a couple. 01 point he's OK let's keep let's enjoy this moment let's look at Albert played its last game did the US and Ellsbury gave the quota on people trying to lobby backers -- -- -- the last thing -- The bush does yeah it was the last thing you said regrets as uniform right big baby perhaps but health ago he said that that's the one person they were -- back -- WI tapes Kirk and I were on yesterday in -- kitchen with try to get an interview problem. I think we might have audio of him say will be backers second we immediately said he's not coming back now. 8 o'clock -- -- news and we we -- that we understand by US to what is in our right to move on. I honestly get this ends the day after people or -- moving on to free agency because that's how it works. As you always look to the future and people. Love team building they love it. Then because -- as it goes on we rehash a season all the time yeah. But don't get this it didn't get the sense that right away bull let's talk about qualifying conference bull -- I don't housing god look back I watch the games again. Yeah and dvi out I mean. Our goal line you watch highlights and I think back at some of the plays even in the Tampa series that is a while that didn't happen it might -- be. Blame the tiger is in the ALCS certain guys that stepped up. So what's happened that I feel that our most critical week I think a week -- good to look back I. Written about this dating it it with that mine. We I think it is a little bit of a blur and I think that we we don't live in the moment are we live too much in the moment sometimes but it. There are moments within this post season run. -- wool stack up with anything in Red Sox history I think transcend a lot of things that we held so high. And I said yesterday I think that David Ortiz Grand Slam. Might be the most dramatic moment. In Red Sox history. Discuss. The most dramatic moment in Red Sox history yes well -- -- why don't we get to most dramatic moments in Red Sox history. I immediately go back to games -- five -- 2004 -- -- and it goes and and you can look at. And the laws block you can look at. Dave Roberts steal a second I mean I was David Ortiz home run right -- the -- and you know in the -- and David Ortiz in game five up the middle. You know -- -- and we are -- and is. Currency that's Agile but Nigel -- that's pretty yeah was. -- You doing Dave O'Brien our bodies and our car and I -- -- -- college. I practiced Joba can PLO and -- clearly paid off. But Vince Wilfork to Nadia are you got -- -- -- bust out solely responsible for gas. What talking about the -- You've Smart is apropos that that Vince Wilfork can't. You know he hasn't talked to the media anymore now obviously -- c.s via. Guys that are off for a week they don't keep rebounding is Stockton in media in two weeks now yeah so I think that's the son he won't play. Yeah in Pittsburgh as -- patriots do therefore we tell you you have to -- for. Talking about the stimulus via. I'm I'm not ready for -- Don Imus warmup when we when we morphed back to the patriot that would get a integrity and the reds are what I wanted to. Most dramatic yes -- -- the when you mentioned David Ortiz is Grand Slam and I look back on the season and you can point to so many things. The Saltalamacchia was terrible and or browsers -- and you had a lot of people criticized. I look at the regular season with him to I guess it's leads into the discussion of do -- with free agents because he's. You know what you want a free agents. But let's not forget that even back -- you just mention that dramatic moment -- hit. They Saltalamacchia. At the game when he hit yeah. The grand slams huge they don't even get a chance to win without that. Well because. All that's yet it did all in all I don't have. These guys like I'm just -- repeat the name that's doing that's the -- can't do that have to try and sound like I can't. Sound you can't a couple of my idea Jarrod Saltalamacchia. After it Saltalamacchia. But -- Back to dramatic moments. I think it's easy to forget that Saltalamacchia had that big hit that spot again. Yeah well Brooks they got that -- spotted a single vote. But he was by four here it is -- War runs down. Four runs two out. I mean is this if this wasn't and I understand where you're saying that 2004. Perfectly legitimate argument. -- you're talking about -- A game number one out down Iran and then also a game tied we're talking four runs down. If he doesn't get that -- they can bring in Phil Coke and Deaver he's can get ahead than. And they still run down -- look I'm not trying to say it is have been hit obvious follow its most dramatic moment. A lot of it's a crush it up well it's up there it's up and maybe it's because I was in the building for games or five -- that -- doesn't -- -- -- that maybe gives me. A little -- Excitement. With that regard I was also and I you'll obviously -- I was there as you know it is instead an admirable for game six. It this year and our road there's an IKEA yeah it's. I -- while mingling with a room for a while you know get him in the data in these site in. Maybe our job and snake and get snuck in from. Some people. At least I -- well kind of like heavy that it takes to beat tiger by a lot that there are a lot of people it's not in because that was the most crowded at C Fenway Park -- highlight basket. And I can also say that. The victory -- Triple. Off the top of the -- was that's I don't I've heard that -- loud but that was as loud and other. Really yes and I was in the building at the 2004 games 45 nails yet. So that was as loud as I've heard I think it was because you get at 30 lead statement hold people realize we're. Actually gonna win the World Series that I general. There's sobering things in new and -- to -- -- home there's so many little things. It was gesture. Both -- -- -- winning the World Series it was such a great playoff front -- sets great games. And that's why don't mind looking back and go through it but even like that. Even that play that triple. You have Matt Holliday does a great job or tries to -- Deke off the wall and but Jonny Gomes doesn't buy one instant -- -- an instant he doesn't by any score from first. Right it be that since this is what made this team little things like that. I think this the other day which was Daniel -- remember. -- structure and play a little thing about that obstruction played Dustin Pedroia brought up on the radio the other day. Which was. Don't that was back it up the play. He's backing up the play makes a great throw. It's little things like that no those are dramatic moments and those are gonna make the crowd roar and we understand. But that's why the reds are two champions little things like those. Little things and and you know everybody really stepped up and -- had. All the spots that may do we won't talk about like Felix who brought how he. The -- not the bullpen. Yeah the World Series at a point I've driven -- my first time on WEEI. Rob you called in and we would talk about that final roster -- big -- -- -- really brought -- -- -- Please tell -- etc. I brought you did it. Yeah you did say Felix -- and this was a god that was not happy about and I think that's why the question came up. Well Felix too -- didn't wanna notable that's right you're goggle you know if you could trust the mindset of a guided didn't -- pitch up the open the playoffs don't know how -- -- -- spot that could. And those -- in the united affair because that's exactly what his mindset was. And then all of sudden he figures it out. And that's eagle back to how good field to brought what in the World Series could be a -- -- the morale for the situation. This there was so it's so much talked about in this plant it was a great great run. So many great games and aides. It can be gifted you know we've got to play up front before we go at the World Series runs before. In the games have been accurate you end up with a dramatic result. And you win the World Series but you can't tell me that the 2007. World Series run was as good of good games as we saw this time -- ninety close -- May because. No knowledge they want I mean we remember this one obviously war but not all of these -- -- -- you know a lot of it off Matt Holliday and blah blah in the playoffs and oh yeah -- to have that. That though. I mean you can read all about it Michael's book but that's that's a hold of the story. About it's it's just it was it was just a great player offered to have you talked about. Everything and anything in regards to this playoff run this Walters our -- for. But I will say this to any. I do think people people are all jacked up about the -- and -- that jacked up about an idea I don't know not jacked up from mobile from the team. But they -- that they're bracing themselves and that's how people are. Right that's been out here sure the race itself small -- -- noble racers here is -- it's a brace yourself brace yourself motives you cannot expect this to happen again. They can win again what you did it ever tell us that last last season's. No no you guys don't like this would that happen Mel might -- out -- satellite by boy it is that you cannot. Duplicate exactly cannot people are gonna wanna bring to the entire team back. Do the exact same thing that's how it works in sports you know that I do know that you know -- you know -- -- -- life. Is that this rotation. Is back. Yes and maybe that is the biggest reason for the turnaround that is the biggest reason why. This team was where they were a lot of got through the first round and four games why they beat Detroit. And weakest point all these things in the World Series that the little things that happen and and the big actually not do it. Lester and Lackey I don't -- I mean you need the 12 punch you can't just have one age you can't have one god installment. Either 12 punch and then you need a couple guys. The 34 guys that rotation to give -- chance to win and -- those guys give you more on that even. -- colts not. Close to 1% as we saw. I mean this is this was a team to me that was led by asked -- -- with the rotation and -- top -- edit those guys coming back. So I mean I can't sit here today and tell you that it's him it will be impossible asked -- -- to duplicate. Some -- -- moments like you said even in the past World Series we haven't seen moments like this to -- it it's fair to say they'll duplicate the moments the special moments. I bet it's fit the -- this rotation. Could somehow duplicate their performances from this season you must that he wasn't. The dog and this summer -- one of jobless there was going to be opposed it rotates it -- I don't know are. -- -- Was that you're -- that yeah he was Babbitt has not -- not into that camp hasn't done -- That aside. I agree you can duplicate being good you can duplicate. Being one of the better teams in the major leagues. But to win a World Series so many things have to go right in my point is is that this this. Entirety of up OK you know platoon now -- Gomes and you have now believe me it just never works out exactly the way that does this and you have to admit. This was the perfect storm I agree that the driving engine with the pitching no question did you good good that pitching coming back next year. EDS can't expect everything to be to say BF tweak here yet to tweet there. There are between a lot and then the thing Danny is great and would get into this because about the -- the offseason. The first time in however lied to remember. They don't they're not bound by bad contracts right now. Which is incredible. Now they might be next year but they're not right now that's incredible. So we'll see -- big deal with laughter going forward we'll see what they do -- -- very going forward. I'm telling you. I -- -- brace yourself mode which I like that brace yourself on. I don't think they need -- as as this race is not bracing it's just people like to talk about the offseason people like to talk about team building. I know the people like toggle World Series championships. As well let's -- elected dog won't qualify. So well you have if you do have a once present moment that you look back on that you'll remember from this Red Sox season. We wanna hear it 61777979837617. 7797937. On -- the -- is rob Bradford this is sports Sunday. WE yeah. There we just bullets Sunday. On data put bodies rob Bradford win here until 1 o'clock phone lines. Are open for 617779798376177797937. Rob. We are not here with Mike. Napoli did not naughty door I thought he was -- was ever -- and we thought he would end up I don't. You know I wouldn't have been surprised I loved to have first person stories a lot of I love doing a lot of the living life in writing about it so what I did yesterday. To simulate the entire parade experience. Was number one. I bought a duck -- Much like TPS. Which was a it is outrageous -- audits Oz the great rule. What are what agree I don't think that was possible you -- did you hear about these guys like with Jake Peavy has made all kinds of money he said twenty million dollar contracts. So you just want a guy like that instead of this -- buying twenty cars you wanted to do something like that. This that this opera ten when he doesn't have the money he has the money yes despise the -- -- different Coughlin. Evidently he he -- talk -- the truck for. Every everything did out of reduce -- the as the price I'd know that it but as an adult -- -- EB -- used to tell me that it. Everybody's got -- -- laws and how clearly OJ preview of his life by -- and DB just he what's he gonna do with that said he was gonna do with the duck boat doll and him. Hope what we try to get a bond here maybe some point during the show. But. It's amazing also as a quick aside what you goes duck boats those things those things that you wanna go to war with. It's. It's slow ocean. A little -- if I -- Jake Peavy driving on the street dock at some point as well you'd typically the club breeze they were guys who worked very very hard. They are tasked with driving these guys' cars back to their homes in various. Ports of call. Thought I would love to be because I would be part of the -- IBO light. That's the one I want to do let me drive the duck boat down Alabama. Police. Anyway I bought duck boat. I meant to simulate he'd get the entire experience. I took pressure off. General will wandering the streets of Boston. I had as many people take pictures right it's humanly possible that was good Mike Napoli expert at it gave people didn't city. You have to really yourself in that. In his shoes literally but taken to show off and run down our governor Brian would be running ice -- is a rock block and smoking a cigarette I think. Have a good time this listened. As he said he peoples have -- been doing music I've been enjoying people. Always out there I wouldn't -- the president is this morning. Not the ought to get an interpretation. This gives us an open invitation -- out and out. Cost it would stumbled again we don't one lit yet and rebut this be clear we don't know wine dis anybody walking through the streets of Boston without their shared on wearing jeans. Don't do this does not don't try to hold up better at this Mike Napoli sort of first forgot -- good dough for those people who are walking aimlessly throughout the streets of Boston without your shirt on. Don't walked into here -- name is Mike Napoli. There's that -- invited. The question today is who will be the next. Professional Boston athlete to have the opportunity. Privileged life on the streets of Boston with the shirt off celebrated -- pitcher's duel for. I've willful impressed and proud of that that's a great he says about specialties. Malibu I it's a great question and we get into it more by. Com I'll save my answer for later -- The calls that 61777979837. Ball -- in Portsmouth what's up all. -- and we don't value. Are they always exciting moment you know go or nutrients when and that -- three run double off school all the offensive about that happen -- to be. I think it's repeal might see more than anything else. With a look book called -- -- would be needed chance that -- couldn't -- that guy expert -- For me to promote it to the World Series -- and it'll all around the World Series game but. And -- walk off home -- walk -- it but quicktime via a walk off at all. With the win the best post season editor. One of the best -- is hitters of all time at the plate. Yeah absolutely committed I was -- -- remember that bet the look on his face with the most forceful. Think that they kept that we're seeing in the world's third game. Yeah it would end when -- I mean the whole situation to what happened in three to how that game ended. And it's funny because I talked I'll live webcast at Bronson -- on and I asked him you know if you're a player -- these games how would you rather well. The worst way to lose an obstruction. Obstruction call or guide to pick -- gaffe. It's an interesting question and he set out no doubt a guy get picked off. That would be the worst way to lose a ball game so you know all that cardinals play is must of just then. Beside themselves with the way they lose that well because because viewed -- pick off as a bonehead play that you're at fault more than that. But he is structured we understand the rule was the rule it was the right call. And reported a war on Iraq early next loser that's your only job right. Capsule but I will never forget that there's been one of the sport and it just tomatoes. And that's a good one that's good. That's good up all that the college Joseph isn't -- was a joke. Don't know we'll show. You a major college -- it's his job are what it's a gem. It's unbelievable that the Celtics -- -- -- the Celtics. The other reflection of British seventh release who also attributed to describe it right now whatever. You have but this the era in gym and start getting to the dynasty stuff please do -- -- dynasty free zone then you don't make the playoffs for what is it. Three years. There's not a dynasty. Why did somebody call this dynasty this is he had those as -- others plenty of people in August. That I think it's meant that the -- one does when that god I know I -- on undecideds you do it's made me think -- You know so that it is looking at that Grand Slam Rahman's case is that this is that it. Not all that officer Barry White. Mean a lot of things he could say -- that -- that the -- that's obviously huge if if he doesn't put that. -- -- -- ball in the -- -- I mean they're not they don't and that's more than any other hit. More than any other -- The reason is you are that any kind of crowd at the time no idea. Created aids. I'm not trying to take away from the moment I know you I agree with the call on not. I think this is a lot of moments you could point to win and not just one you said it was most dramatic moment and it's -- it's history it's obviously up. I do think I think is that it I think it full first off one of the ones that you have to eliminate them are the ones that are -- great moments but you don't end up winning the World Series. If so Dave had to say and Carlton Fisk. All great moments. But you didn't end up winning the World Series now 2004 -- in the congress say -- no it's right away. That's the first thing you ticked off when you say most dramatic moments in -- history its 2004 Barry isn't Somerville what's up -- I'm desperate not to mention by the way not to say Danny I I -- you on the -- the first time last night -- really enjoy. I was not last night so somebody must then Biden are innocent pure joy you know -- -- I mean I'll bet you. I'm going to have to I would I would also -- that game where -- -- of women in the fourteenth inning in 2004 with a single center. And that is indeed greatest game. That I ever witnessed in person. It is of some -- start to finish tension and excitement it was just incredible. Yeah because I mean that extra innings Qaeda big pop up the middle -- we'll -- and and they get old rob that all. What that says the met -- moment of this season during the season. Was ten or not -- -- on April 20 prevent homer in the eighth inning. Others go while -- -- all the little things well. There's so many things in you and we haven't even looked back where we looked -- season. But this so well Betty little things in the season I was thinking about this. Someone brought -- Toronto. -- -- throwing at the Toronto for the first time. And everywhere it was this was the story -- John -- returns to Toronto. He tips his hat to what he gets moved into the feds I love that about over the great message setter at the -- I keep coming back he gave one -- one of the season for being eight. I don't know why but everything about that game was a microcosm but what was gonna happen. And it's so there's a lot of stuff that if you go for the entire season. Wanna look back at the regular season I immediately think -- that's not that Mike Napoli. To begin to secure -- he was well why David Ortiz who's out to yeah Mike Napoli was one of the hottest hitters in baseball. Right for the first what first month first three weeks for months yeah I mean he was that goodwill I literally went on the air and apologized because that's nice of you because when they had. Brought Mike Napoli I was really short but that was really yeah I want I'd love to victory normal -- the victory out. -- -- I feel like L a hot and soul type guy. That great in the outfield the you know you really should bring -- his pocket the top of the lineup I was on the big victory -- god don't and don't the going to yeah it was not a big Napoli guy. Because judge some crush the Red Sox when he played for the teams but I thought well he got a crush anyone else but the reduction Lilly didn't get it. Or are you at a steady like to 2000 know PS of federally and that clearly was gonna carry over. I -- that but. I didn't know if that was because it was ads that play well because it was exactly that that's -- sure about that but elites do it leaves us to the conversation. Of Mike Napoli coming back. Right yeah and so now that you didn't have Mike you were on the night Mike Napoli train before. Are you on the Mike Napoli trade right now that -- but the Mike Napoli hit did not -- -- now happily shirtless RA and the train don't make it there that train of thought that it I don't know if that's right the legal. There right now if that if you're absolutely. Listed when you're on your -- on NG and a cigarette. It's that bad trade if you give B Eddie where absolutely body and let the people while I united it'd does enter into it pretty interesting conversation I do you think. He'll get a qualifying offer. Are but I do think also that he'll get a multiyear offer from some team and I do all the Red Sox may be one of those teams but. Very unique skill set despite. The fact that you very streaky very unique skills that old originally he was did get a multi -- gap by. -- after that happened after they went to one year and then he has the vascular grosses them in their. Everyone thought you'd have to go year to year the rest your career well the conversations change a little bit because. All the memorize of comeback win these big note June degeneration and off today written Woolsey if that translates to a multiyear contract do you think you'll. I do. I do and I'll multiyear Carter can be two years you can be talking about. Coming back to what you lost in the original contract. Clearly Napoli has leverage. Do you think he had won five of what an average I mean he was a major piece -- -- -- -- you -- -- have a big -- -- -- In Detroit. I mean you hit that if there's kids don't if -- don't come we are talking about just that. My leverage if you mean you know how -- is with a post season you do well the post season it paints a different pitcher for a lot of teams. What are you when you sign a player especially for ownership. I go back to. John Lackey when John Lackey signed with the Red Sox. You don't think ownership wasn't smitten with that image that John Lackey left on the friendly park mound and the playoff game in 2009. You do well in the postseason as the Larry Brown a continual which I call which I've trademarked and copyrighted. Remember the quarterback. The quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys. Picked off Neil O'Donnell couple times in the world and the Super Bowl. If -- he was a lousy cornerback. Picked -- deal got a couple times in the super bull bull next -- and at the you know he's starting to -- contract with the Oakland Raiders. Because he did well the post season. Well and so you don't you just throw out apple is regular season and I huge and -- -- helps. How I think he also has leverage because all we talked about this -- was to bring in clubhouse guys and to bring in someone that would you know spot the whole. Become broader playing with beards and and Napoli was a big reason that Gallaudet puzzle it's not a big big postseason at that they -- prepared for beards that's true and I don't think they showed. But you have to do -- have to admit that Napoli on this team not just in the post season. I mean in the regular season he did the job as well I -- I thought that's why I think -- offer him probably couple years 61777979837. As a sports on and W yeah -- back at this time. That's Larry Lucchino. Talk about his world champion Boston Red Sox this is bullets Sunday on data -- with rob Bradford. On WEEI here until 1 o'clock patriots that it bought 45 level against the Pittsburgh Steelers before. Week and by. Phone call dollar it's not 6777. On 7937. Jim is in Connecticut to object. Hey guys I don't Derek I was not I was privileged to be a game one and also in -- six. -- and that but I think the biggest memory committee. What worked hard to -- earlier. How a lot out. The stadium lights in game six by my ears rang until Friday afternoon. Because of how lot of like after Victorino hit that it Petra. Calling EG a gym I was vigilant eyes at the summit next to me when he got off the wall I looked at the people I was at is that I haven't I don't -- another Fenway this loud. Because there are a lot and numerous nobody like yeah. I didn't jet engine like it it. It's almost may be booty it would -- is a lot of doctors or a different back and. Yeah because I think that's on people realize the dreaded three runs scored a safe and all but three not ten. He got Lackey on the mom I think at that -- got everybody does the belief that -- is gonna get the job done. And and and everybody's attitude. -- and that if you're walking around the -- you know going out to get something to drink or whatever it what -- it was like. It was I describe it took -- -- a they would like being at church function without the Bible that was like. Everybody would -- vote. People aren't I didn't think everybody you know everybody around each other -- each other on the back it was just -- very very fast they're very. Friendly. -- here that I don't think it ever be duplicated. Again. Jim where did you watch which once again. I wish I would -- and Eric and so that was actually watched a lot a lot of well did you watch the final out there to people sort of -- idol I watched it. I snuck -- down behind home plate. And got a good spot I know everybody does it get out into the aisles to get a good spot for that did you hear about but -- -- -- easily. Now people are in their development more toward the end when hey you know and everybody is getting ready to back triumph on the field after the police presence on the on the field at the end but for the most part. People coming down the -- and that. And when people come up and tell anybody to pack up and to understand your -- speculative Milan. But done but him but it anybody who has done about it and they were everybody would find about it you know nobody was giving everybody a hard time. Even carnal thing and everybody was good to depart and that -- -- -- the bigger problem. In this section next to earlier today. And all of that Fenway faithful were our very nice -- and -- was not talking going on or anything like that it was just a great great great atmosphere -- a bit. -- -- -- going to be duplicated again and I think a lot of it had to do it see. It was apparent firebombing and all probably throw people out you'd call it through two games six and that is it to do you can never be duplicated. Again yeah. Just a wonderful wonderful thing I'm happy that for all the people that were able to attend the crowd after it was great and the at least as it is just that while a wonderful time. Jim thanks for the call and yeah one victory don't get that and yet it was it was a special lone victory don't had a triple and three runs and that you know that was it. Yeah got to let the World Series at home. The first time -- What made a lot of abuse in this pressure past packed playoff run and it was a rare moment. Where the Red Sox fans get a chance to breathe even though what was that seventh -- -- little bit of a scare there it is -- comes and gets laughed at all. They camp out Farrell comes out to talk to Lackey goes back and that Adam -- that. Since Dempster back and I think June when that was disastrous fourth two thirds. And then Dempster gives up barrel vowed never to do it again now we -- special situation there. -- also wanted to get this out of pocket watch the magic Larry Bird documentary on HBO the other day and a great documentary and they show when the Celtics win. That people storming the court like they win. Then home every one is for everyone to stand rushes the court players are besiege it try to get off the court. That happened Andy bore. Me think about we we you mean median and mention. Your we've picked out with a Red Sox the Red Sox clinched the World Series at home nobody storms like the thought it might of happened. Did not know why and I have a theory on this panel actually save at the top of the outlet did this I thought the people we're gonna. I gotta rest yes save bet he's got to talk about that just because we get it as I was and understands and I looked around there was some I saw that I thought Alex this. Some this change something message may be -- a 6177797983761777. 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