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The guys start breaking down today's game and look at the Patriots offense matching up with Steelers' zone blitz happy defense. Chatham explains what Dick LeBeau's zone blitz actually is and how the name is somewhat deceiving. The guys are still clamoring for the Pats to get the run game going in order to relieve some of the pressure that Tom Brady is clearly feeling. The guys are looking to see if Thompkins can get back on track along with Amendola. Also, Brady must stop trying to force the ball to Gronk. Everyone knows Troy Polamalu can be dangerous, but Dale thinks Brady is too smart for his antics.
Dennis & Callahan NFL Insider from ESPN, Adam Schefter, discussed the reported Vince Wilfork injury. Adam also said that he thinks the Lions winless team would demolish this years Jaguars team.
Rob Ninkovich as defensive ends in that scheme.) There are also a handful of available free agents, like veteran Casey Hampton , who are still on the open market. But the loss of Wilfork will be felt across the locker
induct a nose tackle than a defensive tackle who doesn’t pile up big sack numbers. Mays mentions Kris Jenkins and Casey Hampton as two nose tackles who maybe should receive consideration from the Hall for their impact when they become
big and strong as he is and as athletic as he is – he actually is very effective on third downs and in pass rush. Casey ( Hampton ), because of the Super Bowl rings that he has won – he is the staple of that defense in the middle. Anytime you win
Pittsburgh game -- Pittsburgh runs a 3-4 as well, so that'll help out, help me going into this game. But [ Casey ] Hampton , he's not Vince Wilfork. No one is." 3. In other injury news, Brad Smith again missed practice with a groin injury
Belichick said. “[The Steelers] bring a lot of inside pressure with [ Lawrence ] Timmons and [James] Farrior and [ Casey ] Hampton and Ziggy Hood and all those guys inside, so you just have to step up and block and they did a great job of that. It
market — frankly, it’s just a matter of determining who still has some tread on their tires and who is done. Casey Hampton and Sione Po’uha are two guys who certainly fit the mold as space-eating defensive tackles who are still
Wallace , outside linebacker James Harrison , guard Willie Colon , running back Rashard Mendenhall , defensive tackle Casey Hampton , quarterback Charlie Batch , center Doug Legursky , offensive tackle Max Starks . Welcome ... running back Le
Stafford even better. 24. Pittsburgh (12-4) Dontari Poe, NT, Memphis This one doesn’t need much explaining. Casey Hampton is 35 years old and spent last season injured, while Chris Hoke recently retired. Nose tackle is a clear need for the
England offense: “Other teams don’t have LaMarr Woodley , they don’t have Troy Polamalu , they don’t have Casey Hampton . The Pittsburgh Steelers have always been a special defense. Everybody has known that. For the most part, Brady
and [ Charles ] Woodson and A.J. Hawk , these are all really tremendous football players. I think B.J. Raji and Casey Hampton are probably a split [at nose tackle]. But the No. 1 defense in all of football is the Pittsburgh Steelers.” Despite
We check in for our weekly update from Bill Belichick and get his take on the Pats win over the Texans on the road, the benching of Stevan Ridley, and Antonio Smith's thinly veiled Spygate comments after the Texans lost.
Patriots’ defensive end, Rob Ninkovich, joins Mut and Merloni on a Patriots Monday after the team’s victory in Houston. Rob addresses the postgame comments of Texans’ defensive lineman Antonio Smith and the defense struggling against the run.
Tom Brady joined the show fresh off the teams 9th win of the season in Houston. He dismissed Antonio Smith's spying allegations and told the guys he has already moved on.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell take some time and look back at the history between the Celtics and the Lakers, specifically the legendary rivalry between Magic and Bird. Legendary broadcaster, Ian Eagle, checks in to give the Brooklyn perspective as KG and Paul Pierce settle into their new home. Sean and Max also reveal the behind the scenes details surrounding Max’s famous “I got the ball” moment.
In the first hour of this edition of the Celtics Summer Cooler, Grande and Max analyze the trade that sent Fab Melo out of Boston. Also in this hour, Max sets the story straight about his history with Larry Bird.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier talk with Jon Lester about contract negotiations, losing a teammate like Jacoby Ellsbury, the World Series run, and looking ahead to 2014.
Rob Bradford and Alex Speier are back witht he Hot Stove Show. They talk about Jacoby Ellsbury signing with the New York Yankees, the Red Sox signings of AJ Pierzynski and Edward Mujica, and wrap it up with Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester, who talks about the World Series run, losing a teammate like Ellsbury and looking towards 2014.
The Red Sox new catcher, A.J. Pierzynski, joined the show to discuss his reputation as the most hated man in baseball. He also said that he turned down multi-year deals to come and win in Boston.
Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.
The New York Post's Joel Sherman joined the show with his thoughts on jacoby Ellsbury's signing with the Yankees. He said that if it were up to him he would have given the money to Robinson Cano over Ellsbury.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane. They discussed how Ron Burgundy has officially jumped the shark and played sound of him on Dan Patrick.
Peter King joins Mut and Merloni to go across the NFL and address the latest news. He discusses Kubiak's firing, Tomlin's fine, and Dennard's possible suspension.
Brick makes his weekly appearance on Mut and Merloni and discusses the Bruins loss to Montreal and the hit on Johnny Boychuck.
Michael Fabiano, fantasy expert and Yankees fan, gives his opinion on the Cano signing, discusses Julian Edelman's rising fantasy value, and actually suggests starting Ryan Fitzpatrick
We check in with Herm Edwards on the Pats, Stevan Ridley, and a great many things around the NFL.
We stir up a pot of crap when we debate the world cup and the popularity of soccer... pro callers, con-callers, plus Jack Edwards!
We tackle four topics at 4PM.
Ryder talks with WEEI.com's Chris Price about the Patriots upcoming game with the Cleveland Browns, and Stevan Ridley's status on the team.
Alex joins the show and gives his thoughts on the Jacoby Ellsbury deal, and what prospects the Red Sox have to fill the hole left in the lineup, or trade pieces to get a player who can fill the void.
John talks to Rob and gets his thoughts on the Yankees signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Red Sox signing AJ Pierzynski, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia signing with Miami.
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