We tackle four topics all inspired by Derek Jeter's long goodbye.

[0:05:26] ... it was it was crazy. You've got to see you -- YouTube Kanye West in concert. Michael Jordan -- Must see or. Buffy lets think crazy too. Extremely. -- from one player who retired multiple times ...
[0:07:26] ... farewell of the day that brings us back home. To our own Tedy Bruschi now and not often do you hear Bill Belichick little choked up talking about one of -- players but he sure did not off talking about beavers of. All his strengths ...
[0:09:52] ... that was like for him that surprised. Or if you ever seen Bill Belichick I don't know had to shock him witnessed here imitating things -- limited credit that -- preached. This is dropped he's your ...





We check in with the great 88 Michael Irvin on a Patriots Friday and talk about the Patriots, and all things NFL.
Tom E Curran from CSNNE sits in with Dale and Holley and we discuss the most pressing issue for the 2014 New England Patriots offense... the play of the line.
We check in with former Patriot and NFL Network analyst Willie McGinnest, who was part of a panel of former players brought in by Roger Goodell this week to help contribute to helping the NFL learn from and grow from the mistakes and controversies it's faced the past month.
We discuss the Bill Simmons suspension and whether or not this entire affair was just a publicity stunt, given the fact that nearly every person with an opinion in America believes that Roger Goodell lied.
We discuss the word you've heard more of than any other in sports the past few days... Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter Jeter.
We tackle four topics all sparked by Bill Simmons (likely scripted) WWE style meltdown where he dared his employers to suspend him.
We check in with the skipper, Red Sox manager John Farrell as the season winds down. We get his take on the young nature of this team, the offseason moves this team needs to make, Derek Jeter and much more.

[0:05:35] ... at the trading deadline when Lester and Lackey were dealt along with Andrew Miller the players -- we brought back or not. Prospect driven those weren't trades or -- driven. -- address some of the offense. ...
[0:08:47] ... a tangible. Evidence that things are shifting and you know when when Jon Lester was traded. That was a major change in into where were we we felt very good about the pitching that we had ...
[0:12:28] ... and that's part of the goals of this offices of. You think Dustin Pedroia -- back. Doing his thing I mean there's been some questions about him his production numbers have numbers say he's going the other way for four straight years. Well I think when you look at him re having a surgery there's real reasons why that you know the last two years of have I have had a little bit of a pullback offensively because of the injuries he sustained but you thought you know. When you live in Boston you hear some of the talk and to think that someone might suggest moving and Dustin Pedroia that in that that I I find that. I wanna say just comical. But I think what this guy a means to us and the performance that he brings and and the leader that he is. A Dustin Pedroia is critical to to the Red Sox going for the -- -- comical. -- -- I did if you want to give -- we have talented producers clearly and completely out of you need to. -- Yeah I'm on I think you get my point that Dustin Pedroia you know one. You you make references to the last couple years and you when you consider that he's steadily -- -- an issue with the -- that's been affecting gas was about. It's been repaired he's in great. Spirits right now the range of motion continues to to get back to normal the strength -- -- -- a full offseason. To regain the strength it's normally been there. And we're looking forward yet to fully. Full strength Dustin Pedroia back on the line up next year it's been a real pleasure talking -- all season long we appreciate as always the ...





We look ahead to the MLB playoffs and give our take on 4 (or 5) of the hottest teams.

[0:02:34] ... so probably not like in the -- I -- the leaked pictures. Justin Verlander and it -- and I just can't understand what distracting Justin Verlander I got up. I edit you're -- face but about just lenders but all of it I guess I did note that ...
[0:04:24] ... to back (%expletive) over sucked broke her back to back up. The Pittsburgh Pirates haven't won the World Series since the 1979. We are Stanley higher. I don't know -- these. Pittsburgh Pirates the most likable team. That -- playing in October I truly. Do believe that outside of the cities that have playoffs teams ...
[0:07:48] ... being very important in October Lee -- -- carried the Dodgers to World Series glory. You know you go back and look at. At the numbers for Clayton Kershaw. We haven't seen them in Major League Baseball since Bob Gibson. And we've only seen them three times in the history of Major League Baseball I think going back to Christy Mathewson herself than -- He is the single most dominant player at his position in Major League Baseball. Think pitching is what matters and you -- like the dodgers' chances. Well I think when he -- their World Series -- Dodgers and tigers. They've got one Clayton Clayton Kershaw and nobody else doesn't buy it like him that tiger -- more pitching. From the Dodgers you. So that doctors. Pollute the World Series. And so to -- -- Detroit Tigers seven days to the time. I thought the Pittsburgh Pirates were RT are you wanted to the buckles the -- goals went in October but. All right Andy. The -- -- drives ...
[0:10:44] ... our buck coats. You know it over I don't. The (%expletive) the World Series I don't know. Running for the plot goes we counting on the to lose in the first or second round of the ...






We check in with the great Peter King of SI and MMQB for his latest takes on all things NFL.

[0:05:17] ... would be a valid question of course it's a valid question. Because Tom Brady marketplace forever. You know you're seeing right now would -- Jeter who is sort of until the last few days. Really really ...
[0:06:04] ... an academic all American to be able to make any judgment on Tom Brady net. They meet the Oakland Raiders theater it looked like -- -- the 76 Pittsburgh Steelers. And I don't know anybody who's going to be able yet. A lot of good things done as a quarterback what -- ...
[0:06:44] ... lot of Smart football people have any of them said anything about Tom Brady's arm strength. Anything about his durability. Just just his talent overall talent level if you heard that from anybody in the -- I've not talked to a soul about Tom Brady in the last two weeks so I can't. I know I won't I would -- -- you might say you know if ...
[0:07:51] ... gonna go in that direction we've -- we've just ask you about Tom Brady on the others I would ask you about Darrelle Revis. And how those guys could be a problem for the -- what ...