Christian's nephew twisted his ankle and missed Sunday's game because he (supposedly) slipped while rushing down the stairs to stop his puppy from peeing on the floor. Lou addresses the Unsportsmanlike Conduct penalty from last night's game, in which a Chiefs player was flagged for dropping to his knees during a TD celebration. And Christian is dubious of some photos of LaRon Landry.

[0:00:22] ... -- sports entirely different world today I got to stick with the football team. Because this story is too big to ignore. Christian you with this from New York I'm I'm listening I'm waiting. But he ...
[0:01:49] ... were all talking yesterday about whether or not we should believe the Rajon Rondo I slipped in the -- story. Sure we believe this post I'd -- today -- reporting that's like. It was really just ...
[0:06:13] ... the real LaRon Landry looks like the fake -- and bronze. From Aaron Rodgers Aaron Rodgers calmer yes -- that's how big he is he's almost inflated. Now apparently I don't know that pictures doctored I thought -- ...
[0:07:06] ... was drafted. About a Washington -- -- got to play for the Washington Redskins I think I played with him. And honestly no it was a different year but I start thinking about other guys that ...






A familiar sentiment has arisen regarding the Patriots offense. Tom Brady is locking in on 2 guys (Edelman and Gronk) and no one else seems to be getting a look. A 37 year old, future Hall of Fame QB, has little to no weapons in 2014.

Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Three for All on Middays with MFB with Lou Merloni, Christian Fauria and Tim Benz. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

Lions tight end Joseph Fauria — nephew of the MFB host — said he sprained his ankle rushing down the stairs to grab his 3-month-old puppy in an attempt to take it outside before it urinated on the floor. Fauria missed Sunday’s game against the Jets and is expected to be out another three weeks.

One day earlier, discussing Rajon Rondo‘s broken hand that he claims he suffered while slipping in the shower, Christian Fauria had questioned players’ offbeat stories about injuries. However, he stands by his nephew’s claim and said the second-year pro was not drunk at the time.

“I did some investigative research, called his mother, called his grandparents,” Fauria said. “When I first heard this I was like, this is BS. No. You’re a professional athlete, you don’t trip, you don’t fall, you don’t miss a final step, OK? But I’ve been told repeatedly that that is exactly what happened, 100 percent. And I told the story yesterday about my issues trying to hide some things. But I have received confirmation that it is 100 percent accurate.”

Said Merloni: “I don’t know if I believe the dog thing. I’m not going to lie to you. I don’t know, but I think it might have something to do with a female, maybe.”

– The NFL announced Tuesday that Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after his interception return for a touchdown against the Patriots in Monday night’s rout. Players are not allowed to slide in celebration, but Abdullah went to his knees in prayer, which is allowed.

Merloni joked that the ref threw the flag due to a “hatred for Muslims.”

Said Benz: “What I don’t understand about that is why would you put the rule in the books if it wasn’t to create the separation of God and football” Why else would you put the rule in the book that you don’t go to your knees?”

– Colts safety LaRon Landry was suspended four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.

Fauria said a photo that has been circulating on the web makes Landry’s arms appear much bigger than they are.

“This is an exaggerated, manipulated picture,” Fauria said, adding: “His bicep is not that big.”

Said Benz: “The real LaRon Landry looks like the fake Hans and Franz from the Aaron Rodgers commercial. That’s how big he is. He’s almost inflated. I don’t know if that picture is doctored, I thought the same thing.”

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Lou, Christian and Tim break down last night's embarrassing loss on national television. They wonder just how much progress has been made towards building a championship team.

[0:04:05] ... worked out for the year much pressure you as the pressure on Bill Belichick to block they're actually have a good defense because I think he's got the personnel. Amazed at the deepest he had last ...
[0:11:44] ... game and it went how they went. If they lose against the Kansas City Chiefs how they lose they played better the offensive line play better did Brady distribute the ball better was the defense out. The ...
[0:12:46] ... what it is that's exactly what it is there's no there's no Super Bowl no future for this team whats so ever really waiter goals of both would -- own ticket they get in. And they ...
[0:17:14] ... winning season if you know Christiane what shall hold that thought about. Trent Dilfer and Ron Amadon what they sick is we're gonna get to their comments couple national voices piling on the patriots in a ...






Rodney Harrison, NBC Sports, joined MFB to discuss last night's game against the Chiefs, the Patriots' issues on both offense and defense, and how he feels Brandon Browner will impact the defense as he returns from suspension.

[0:00:00] ... Former patriots defensive back. Rodney Harrison Rodney you've seen a lot of patriots games in New York Times that one -- the bottom of the barrel. Did did ...
[0:02:22] ... Your body that last week the week before and through some Deloitte Tom Brady. Go figure this thing out we know years but it looks like to me it's kind of snowballing -- -- up early and you don't trust my offensive line I don't like my weapons and and now it looks like a guy that's maybe does that confidence in himself for trusted himself because he's. He's not making plays him -- his -- up different make it he's not make an announcement that it's all kind of come to a head for. Yes but you know and then basically what I say that you know a lot of people say it Brady done had he lost big Kenny Kenny 'cause I think you can still play. And I'll point would you have Tom Brady and still play well when you -- -- amenities. There will read a lot Crandall felt what led gulf. Okay I'll update ...
[0:03:38] ... they beat the raiders but you know they've been up and down. Rodney Harrison where this former during the patriots safety of course with NBC Rodney I'm looking ahead of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals ...
[0:06:37] ... creativity there I think a lot of times people get you know Bill Belichick. You know Bill Belichick isn't very Smart bad but it makes it even harder when he had the -- But you know. Be able to make ...






The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
The guys opened the show discussing the Pats brutal Monday night loss.
John Dennis left the show mid segment.
Brad Faxon discussed the US loss in the Ryder Cup.

[0:00:04] ... a tail between their legs and the Europeans wake up and over. Brad Faxon joins us from a ball places pebble beach California good morning -- we appreciate you getting up early out there at this ...
[0:05:37] ... you think it would have been different apologizing here with a capital Brad Faxon with the captain. Wouldn't have been any different would bubble Watson have wanted to match. May be. You know I think what ...
[0:07:27] ... really mad about the fact Watson was a good Japanese -- Watson. Davis Love two years ago on short Mickelson likes sat him on GAAP tax law and -- Davis Love is five sat Mickelson and got its abacus in the afternoon. Did not do the pod system it just like Watson and ...
[0:10:25] ... young guys can come out they played great and look at Kabul Jamie Donaldson was three and one -- -- unheralded guys from well. Who who clinched the Ryder Cup. Which is great player but. I ...






Here are the highlights from Tuesday’s Headlines on Dennis & Callahan with Kirk Minihane, John Dennis and Gerry Callahan. To hear the segment, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

Magic Johnson‘s son, EJ Johnson, reportedly had gastric sleeve surgery in an attempt to shed weight from his 6-foot-3 frame. The 22-year-old New York University student had revealed on a recent episode of “#RichKids of Beverly Hills” that he was considering the procedure that shrinks the stomach.

The openly gay Johnson said, “I’m ready to look really cute. The surgery is a huge deal for me. It will certainly be a positive change.”

None of the hosts had heard of the reality show in which Johnson appears.

“I think he’s sort of the breakout star,” Minihane surmised.

Johnson is known for his affinity for expensive purses.

“Which of the Teletubbies has the purse?” Callahan asked. “Remember, Pat Robertson was calling him out? He reminds me of that Teletubby.”

– The Boston Herald’s Andrew Blom reviewed actress Lena Dunham’s new book, “Not That Kind of Girl,” and gave it an A-plus.

“I have never seen any review get an A-plus in my life,” Minihane said.

Said Callahan: “What kind of guy would read Lena Dunham’s [auto]biography? Is this the story of her life? EJ Johnson gave it two thumbs-up, too.”

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