We check in with the playmaker Michael Irvin for his take on the Patriots, his Cowboys, and other NFL topics.

[0:01:59] ... My Michael the situation seems remarkably similar to when Tom Brady. Replaced Drew Bledsoe. At around here that was a controversy that Pete's side to a Toronto a lot of people led that still that you ...
[0:02:40] ... is not as divisive as you were say that Tom Brady and Drew Bledsoe was Purdue graduate rhetoric standout beer thank you very kind of beat. And today. You know alternative to any mobile. There's talk ...
[0:05:43] ... and again who got 26 people. And among the safeties you've got John Lynch she got Brian Dawkins. And Darren Woodson. Do you think. Darren Woodson got here how would you compare him to into the the other safeties that ...
[0:06:40] ... with you we we've we've been making that same argument for for Ty Law at corner. As he's wanted to semi finalist sued the fact that he is on three championship teams and play well in ...






Inspired by Jerry's last day, we poll him for four of his favorite moments here at WEEI and a surprise 5th.

[0:01:33] ... meet. Interact and interviews the greatest coach. Of all time. Patriots coach Bill Belichick joins us hello Coachella aria prevailed they don't Michael and it's it's an honor beyond move with future. Well thank thank you ...
[0:04:28] ... intentionally did it and they intentionally did it at the direction of Tom Brady according to this report and intentionally. Deflate the football below what they knew what the legal limits. And Tom Brady directed them to do what it doesn't matter to me how much Jerry they did it. Dale sorry go forward not I ...
[0:11:05] ... boy. Here would detail on Holley show after the page into one Super Bowl 49 you guys interviewed. Bill Belichick the next there on the phone well geez two of you did it. Somebody showed up just those little. Well bill before ...
[0:12:34] ... and defend there was a free and snowstorm. Mixed after via a Super Bowl it was it was I know again I don't know if you think it'll left. Before dawn should pat let act had ...






All topics on the table for today, including best wishes for our pal Jerry who is headed back to Barstool.
We close out the show with the best sound clips of the day, and Laroy sends off Jerry Thornton the right way.

[0:02:38] ... Flow out and play a okay. Utterly or we played for you bill Belichick's marquee answer to a question about football metrics but bill was apparently in rare form more than once. During Jerry's last day ...
[0:03:47] ... out of Brady on Sunday New England. It's at San Francisco and Tom Brady appears. Motivate he's angry and Tom Brady's angry call back to a team. Grew up loving you San Francisco that bypassed mr. I don't care how long oh what's ...
[0:04:42] ... in San Francis the first time around. The Celtics will host the Golden State Warriors tonight watch Avery Avery on lockdown when Kevin Durant met with the Boston media this morning. You can probably guess what the ...
[0:07:04] ... than John Wall. Tell John Wall that you think he's better than Anthony Davis. But convict. You think he's better than Michael Kidd Gilchrist. Boy yeah. What about. Bogey. No okay. How about air bet Bledsoe. ...






Jerry Thornton's last day as a full time Host on the Dale & Holley Show and you know Laroy Streat had something to say! The #KingOfFridays sends Jerry Thornton off the right way! #Outstanding Catch Laroy Streat on all of his social media platforms titled "Laroy Streat' and every Friday on the Dale & Holley Show via Final Drive.
We speak with Rick Porcello for his thoughts on winning the 2016 Cy Young Award.

[0:04:04] ... Young award winner Rick or sell one of the things your manager John Farrell said about you last night. He said Rick is the most prepared picture I'd ever been around. And he's been around some ...
[0:08:44] ... with Karl and Dana avenger our bullpen coach a man. You know Brian Bannister came and calm you know a certain part is communicated and 21 on some different stuff but. Those are really that. You ...
[0:09:41] ... hard it is to play in this market in play for the Boston Red Sox. And up until you came off the DL the previous season you looked like you were living breathing proof of that. Did ...
[0:11:35] ... crime and no doubt in my mind. You've got your ex teammate Justin Verlander for the size his fiancee I'm sure you've met her before seen it before around the ballpark. Has some things to say ...






Ben and Andy have some fun at Jerry's expense as he prepares to abandon us for Barstool, we listen to some of Jerry's best liner-flubs and have a laugh or two about them.

[0:01:12] ... the best of luck Jerry Thornton's your time wasting stuttering bastard love Indian band. Need a moment kind of you know compose your emotions Carter rod now. Yeah exactly so do I have the right out ...
[0:03:17] ... put during the last two lines of it. On the 937 WEEI Red Sox order if if that that'd. Red Sox were your network and now it's not we're not the wreck all over the Red Sox are on we're not the Red Sox radio and now we don't have the Red Sox deal and we are no I do it that's not. The line does he do that off that beat up all that ...
[0:04:19] ... all import all put out put in the work and put our fair share. Then. Hello they argue that he's nothing on let me talk to Al you have a mere. No I. Got. This out ...
[0:05:10] ... will be today's for a four right back your calls as well Peter King at 430 gala Hollywood or Sports Radio W media. ...






We discuss Porcello over Verlander and whether or not Kate Upton's twitter tantrum was warranted.
(this aired BEFORE Mookie Betts lost to Mike Trout) Inspired by Justin Verlander losing to Rick Porcello, we look at four other times the Sox were involved in some controversial MLB post-season awardings.

[0:00:52] ... where it can occasionally happens but not officially in the part of Justin Verlander his girlfriends and less as they have and they have troll that you have this trolls available when their wardens and it's ...
[0:03:33] ... cost your MVP award. The yes we are moving up in 1999. Pedro Martinez was the man. Ali wasn't the man when it came to the MVP voting that award was given to pudge Rodriguez. Thanks ...
[0:05:25] ... time losing the Cy Young award to bury. Zito Cy Young had Pedro Martinez who led the league with a 2.2 six ERA at led the league with 200. 39 strikeouts you are a plus of ...
[0:07:18] ... outing. And Pedro. Went on record saying the Sox want this kid Josh Hancock starred in the September. I'd playing practice. The other room. I I didn't remember that part of it but I I didn't know that this if you look at all the numbers outside of wins. Pedro once. I can imagine the Red Sox would have said you know I go to get Josh Hamilton and there was it is that we Josh Hancock Josh Hancock. Yeah well we're gonna shut Pedro doubt in my chest on somebody else but not him. Health Pedro is the one who's ...






We close out the show with the best sound clips of the day.

[0:00:30] ... with well they throw as much money as they haven't you know Hanley Ramirez and Pavel sent a ball and you want monk not and on and on and on and on roost vcast steel. You know having to pay John Ferrell I've no idea what he makes let's say three million a year four million a year. Having to pay an extra year of salary of four million is just not that big a deal and now when your honor I. Chasing Carlos Beltran I mean you clearly have the go to spend it think it just about how unfair it is the Farrell a guy ...
[0:02:07] ... and they decided they were going to make a move away from John Farrell. I think he's just tired guy who's going to be the next manager. I think they just did Gary. Even if it's ...
[0:20:43] ... So we wanted to ticket Fritz back. Way back to 2008 beard Dustin Pedroia won the AL MVP a writer from Texas. Named Evan grant decided Pedroia not even worthy of being included on his back. ...
[0:21:19] ... watches the game of baseball could look at this list. And say Dustin Pedroia is not one of the top ten candidates for MVP I don't get. It's entirely possible that I got QQQ and how ...