We talk directly with the head coach of the Patriots, live from San Diego where they'll prepare for the Chargers this coming week. Bill breaks down the game vs the Packers, both the strengths and weaknesses for both teams.

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[0:04:52] ... possessions you know three. Three and now we're 11 down and and Green Day it was. In a bit better job of that keeping the ball. Than we did they converted more third down that more ...
[0:10:12] ... I gave them ship or one of them take it and ball. Tedy Bruschi told us earlier that he really appreciated the the chess match that seemed to be going on throughout the course of this game. What an intellectual game it was did you find that you and your staff were having to make. More adjustments than in the course of a normal game because of the things Mike McCarthy and his staff were throwing at chip if he show you things you weren't expecting. I'll think there was. I mean look ...
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We check in with Full-Tilt/Full-Time, Patriots Hall of Famer Tedy Bruschi for the most in-depth breakdown of Patriots-Packers that you'll find anywhere on the radio in Boston.

[0:00:00] ... We as always on a patriots Monday talk with Tedy Bruschi proudly presented by Joey Kramer a Aerosmith rock and in roast and poppy Cambridge savings bank. And by Shaw's supermarkets we welcome and Teddy K Teddy I don't. I'm doing OK guys could be with you again thank you outreach very congratulations yes. I appreciated thank you very much stay he'll be happy to hear from. You know I I said to Michael last hour I I went into yesterday's game thinking that Aaron Rodgers might be the best quarterback in the National Football League and I'm not sure I gave him enough credit. This man I ...
[0:02:27] ... Cobb where I think he beat Logan Ryan inside across the middle. Aaron Rodgers had enough time enough to believe scoot around in the pocket. Let compact high tower and the middle of the field Robert ...
[0:04:46] ... week. We're talking to former patriots linebacker and current ESPN football analyst Tedy Bruschi is we do every patriots Monday. As a fan of football fan at a football analyst when you watched. Especially the second ...
[0:08:45] ... because I felt a bit with intellectual football. This was adjustment by Mike McCarthy commonality in all want to go to personnel. Are or one meeting. Zero backs and one tight and meeting the rest of the pledge skill players are wide receivers. And Randall Cobb the ultimate skills that he has lining up in the back field. Getting some carried out of the backfield. Swing it out to him in the flat. Those type of adjustments by McCarthy. And those different personnel grouping showing how deep they are offensively how complex and creator Mike McCarthy can be offensively. Burton Belichick and Patricia. This was. I know the result is normal one of the patriots to win but ...






Dale and Michael discuss the good and the bad of the Patriots 26-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday in Lambeau Field.

[0:01:54] ... away from last night thinking and and I've thought all along that Aaron Rodgers. Was the best quarterback in the game this year. And I under sold him. He's even better than I thought he once I mean. You wanna talk about a guy in complete control and mastery of his offense and his game and his players. He just looked like he could pretty much do whatever he wanted to do when every needed to do it he just he blew me away last. I tell you I didn't hole under sold it was an Aaron Rodgers a loving Aaron Rodgers. Love everything he does at that position under so the head coach. Mike McCarthy that's fair. Because it it was Aaron Rodgers and he did he did what he normally does but Mike McCarthy's game plan I thought was. Flawless. And he'd eat it seemed like he knew what the patriots were gonna do he had an answer for it he he it's almost as it. He played a game out in his head before the game actually happened. In had a couple wrinkles for the patriots that they were prepared for I mean if I'll I'll bet you feel those guys. Rob Ninkovich my guy number one will have. Nightmares about wheel routes. And me to really. Put his team and position not very fair to ask for robbing a check of sick and I coming out of it if his team in position to to maximize some of the soft spot. With a vulnerable spots of the Patriots defense he know what they're going to try to do so let's try this formation where the responsibility for Rob Ninkovich. Will be to be covering Randall Cobb. Hey you know Estes as unfair. I knows how well I read a lot of things that he did yesterday at bout that were. Are pretty clever and and subtle. Well II gravity about Mike McCarthy and and it may be that McCarthy and and Aaron Rodgers are finally the NFL equivalent of Belichick and Brady I think that you know there's been it's pretty similar. In terms of ...
[0:09:41] ... I'd aren't guaranteed chances are a lot less. And Stevens got to Stephen Gostkowski missing a field goal from there. I don't know what are chances you get the ball back. I I I. I was ...
[0:16:20] ... do what they're looking for. And that was opened yesterday. Where and Aaron Rodgers but that is it okay you wanna take away Cobb you wanna take away Nelson. On this play not a problem. I ...
[0:17:19] ... that no no Michael I mean you you give a quarterback like Aaron Rodgers twelve seconds you give a quarterback like Tom Brady Peyton Manning twelve seconds Drew Brees. Chances are a lot better than not ...






Pats insider Tom E Curran previews Pats-Packers

[0:10:49] ... the most worrisome aspect. But this game for the patriots outside of Aaron Rodgers but it is there it is definitely Eddie lacy. I think the crackdown. On Rainier. And the ability of Roger could move ...
[0:12:13] ... went out there we're not sure we put. Out the big secret Cam Newton when they lost ground in. Carolina last Kim knew what a pain. Loading getting outside the pocket same thing when Alex Smith I don't to blow up a Pallet component elk -- ability to get outside so. I think those two they would use ...
[0:13:32] ... not that good defensively they had a hard time tight end. And Julius Peppers and still there and still problem but. No everything rescue us Clark how much attention devoted to him one other X-Factor. On. ...





Michael Irvin discusses the coaching of Bill Belichick, Rodgers vs. Brady and the Thanksgiving games.
We get our weekly NFL update with SI/MMQB's Peter King. Peter talks AFC East, first round byes, Jonas Gray/LeGarrette Blount and much more.

[0:02:06] ... Miami means look at look at the bills pass rush. Look at Mario Williams Mario Williams as plain as well as he ever has in his cynical career. And city at Mario Williams in and end it you know you look at Miami this is not. Than normal AFC east where usually you have three ...
[0:06:16] ... and they will this weekend I'm not sure people understand. How good Aaron Rodgers is and as Bill Belichick told Michael and me yesterday. They're basically running out the clock in the second quarter of the way that offense is getting out of the starting blocks. The amazing thing I think about Aaron Rodgers when you watch him. Is there are a lot of guys who were really good in the pocket. And they are a lot of guys who were good mobile quarterbacks. I saw step the other day it's Aaron Rodgers at age 72%. Passer. When he throws the ball. On the run I don't know if that's true because. If you serve ...
[0:07:11] ... be a great number look. But to me when I look at Aaron Rodgers right now. 81 vote utterly preposterous. That. That the guy has. Thirty touchdowns and three interceptions we don't know that. But but ...
[0:08:01] ... a guy right now where everybody as well in eight innings courier Tom Brady's career to a lesser degree currently breeze career. And say watch this guy watching you right now. You never know when guys like gamble on the tight again. To me yet no idea if you're ever going to see a player like Aaron Rodgers. And I mean Egypt's you don't know auditing is tilted toward the quarterback. But here's a guy who just played it absolutely perfectly just one other note about Rogers. I really believe that. In retrospect. Right in Jacksonville Jaguars had it absolutely right when they said. We're gonna simply portals this year we're just gonna happen learn the position it's what the Cincinnati Bengals it would Carson Palmer. And it's what when Aaron Rodgers was drafted in Green Bay remember this first three years that every racer what do wasted draft pick. Nobody is saying that anymore. If you had to pick one of those guys Rogers Manning Brady ought to win a big game as you like to say neutral field in Omaha. You usually I talk about what odds are a Peyton Manning uses all the use Wichita. Yeah I would hear the guy I would take right now I pick up Brady because I think Tom Brady shows them mastery is our aunts. And it absolute own selfishness. In playing the game he reminds me of the wait till ...






Dale and Michael give their four selections for the MLB Hall of Fame... this year's finalists were announced today.

[0:01:35] ... into the Baseball Hall of Fame this upcoming year are. Dale has John Smoltz former Red Sox great and Michael has. Best hitter who ever lived Paribas and. And. Not tainted I don't know him at ...
[0:03:05] ... bunch of really good first time nominees this year on the ballot John Smoltz is one of them. Great career is relief pitcher great career as a starting pitcher. You know. On one of the greatest stats and history of baseball so. That's why he got one of my four votes now or only answer your guy and Jessica went through all four guys so you know they're going to be some guys who we know we'll. He worthy hall of famers we can only pick for so you've got Barry Bonds and I've got John Smoltz. Factory. Weary third guys that should make the hall of fame do you have Craig Biggio and and been hit by pitch more than anyone ever. And the man who was drafted in the 62 round of the ...
[0:05:23] ... Michael for his second to hall of Famer. Roger Clemens. Dale has. Randy Johnson. Yeah. It's still the. They ...
[0:07:53] ... missed remembers. That ailments this remembers that maybe. And as far as Randy Johnson he's another one of those guys who's on that. First year nominees list this year I mean it is such an incredible ...






Dale and Michael talk Bruins and discuss the supposed practice scuffle between Tuukka Rask and Soderberg, and DJ Bean dials us up to give his thoughts.

[0:01:31] ... watching slim and trim. Dale Arnold say well to quote the great Pedro Martinez. I guess the Canadians the Bruins now. And I'm. Yeah as long as you play them without Zdeno Chara David Crane in red mark as Scott and when it caught enough thing later met you let them three times this year you've lost all pre. They did on Saturday night's game you. I mean it's not like I like itself and our post game show either Kodak is my daddy's. That was the quote I was trying to come up with they played them three times this year again blasted up in Montreal the two games up there. They played them Saturday night at the garden again without Zdeno Chara David crate she and Brad marsh and and lost to an up. The Bruins right now can't beat the Canadians but. I ...
[0:05:56] ... guy the guy who calls who calling in and he covers. The Boston Bruins WEEI dot com and he thinks he's got some information. On this DJ dean. Bill let me back on the show oh ...
[0:09:26] ... two goals disallowed last. In there at 32 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins here's what I thought I thought they got one right they got one wrong. The Bergeron goal when you looked at the ...





Michael and Dale debate the Sox off-season spending spree and whether or not their off-season philosophy from last year is now out the window.

[0:01:26] ... panda coming here half the people don't want him. After people like Hanley Ramirez coming here half the people don't want him from a Sports Radio perspective it's like the best of all possibility because. It's ...
[0:03:06] ... spots have yet to spot to seven guys because then but and Mike Napoli Mike Napoli position is not. You gotta you gotta include him as one of the people who you really you really aren't sure. Where ...
[0:07:12] ... on the forty man for. For tongue fu panda. When they add Hanley Ramirez presumably later this afternoon in the gonna have to get somebody else off the forty man is their right at forty at ...
[0:09:06] ... I'll add Ortiz Pedroia. Bruce maccast DO. Tongue fu panda cam and Hanley Ramirez those are the five guys you feel confident they're going to be here they're they're going to be in spots. Going for ...






Former Patriot Tedy Bruschi, now an analyst for ESPN joined Dale and Holley for a breakdown of the Patriots win over the Lions, and a look-ahead to next Sunday night's showdown in Green Bay.

[0:00:14] ... Great great goodness and it is time for our weekly conversation with Tedy Bruschi proudly presented by Joey Kramer. A Aerosmith rock and in roasting copy Cambridge savings bank and by Shaw's supermarkets. Hello Teddy how ...
[0:12:41] ... was talking about for the patriots you know would Denver and indeed. Green Day in Detroit. And the pitchers have come out incredibly better than anybody thought did we underestimate the patriots are overestimate their opponents. ...
[0:13:15] ... them. I mean I am on the talking about the fight that Dominic Raiola was exhibiting towards the end of the game. But in terms of the overall effort and you know over estimating teams and ...
[0:14:10] ... spectacular catches I was I was right there and I saw that David Tyree catch and no they'll Beckham I mean that's just. Something where. Me myself and to watch him last night we jump up ...