7th round draft pick Michael Sam was trying to be the first openly-gay player in the NFL. With only 7 days to go before the season opener, the Rams released him on one of the last round of cuts.

[0:01:02] ... what's gonna do Browner how many penalties he's got to get those Jeff Fisher the rams my take away from what happened my. Sam is the rams. You know oil and -- is basically in the ...
[0:06:06] ... other teams a look at look good outlook is happening to. To St. Louis Rams the doubles the quote says that that Jeff Fisher house that institute based on his sexual orientation no. Listen guys getting yelled that it's gold about it head coach for saints ...
[0:08:24] ... teams are scouting the featured senator -- -- Scott Peterson and the Philadelphia Eagles game to buy those third fourth string guys. They can grab like this Kelsey quarles from that the -- aside native from ...
[0:11:16] ... going to be the key component. To go to Houston exchange for Andre Johnson was always clearly very overrated and I think we said that back then it was gonna take more than Ryan mallet and. ...






The Patriots finally completed a deal that was speculated for weeks, when they traded back up QB Ryan Mallett to the Texans for a conditional 7th round pick. Mallett will be reunited with former New England quarterbacks coach Bill O'Brien.

[0:00:03] ... So when they get Andre Johnson. Mallet. That's coming right play every day -- gonna happen. It's been waiting for this whole time great is that when we first start our show was Netflix one of the -- talking points about us that how can we give up big time receiver Andre Johnson. Kevin Love. -- -- -- Not biggest barking out all for mallet PV. That's a -- master at that a couple of ...
[0:02:10] ... and then let him go because you're holding onto extra insurance should Tom Brady go down. You've got a guy that knows the system and I can go out and punt for a back up to ...
[0:02:50] ... at ourselves for even thinking that he could be part of an Andre Johnson trade. This is all they're gonna get form that was never gonna happen given before that I mean. I don't think that's ...
[0:03:21] ... know. So yeah I could see that plus he got the time Andre Johnson didn't look like he was too happy he wanted out. You know for guide Cheney you know new coach coming in trying to change everything and everybody on the same page don't want some one guy who's your best player cause of -- like a city. You know I could speed -- the -- after this pre season you listen to his value does not use it. Nosedive yes I don't. I was surprised at all that I mean. When they sent mallet from Andre Johnson it's that obvious to -- a lot more is that I never understood device bite people at time. Last couple years Americans think -- gonna -- this -- third round picks tonight -- get a second pick or third round pick -- saving the fifth round pick you should be happy. But it didn't shock me one bit the guy sat behind Tom Brady he would great training camp we never really got into a game in the NFL 24 passes. There was nothing other than sitting behind Tom Brady in effect the it was a third round pick to where. Any team -- NFL be drooling over Ryan now the goal ...






More reaction from the Logan Mankins-Tim Wright trade.

[0:03:55] ... -- Paris junior ex boyfriend Tom Brady what does he think about Logan Mankins trade have you gotten any firsthand interaction with him maybe gotten any Tom Brady facetime with -- -- -- op or time ...
[0:05:04] ... go to on the list. Right we start with lawyers go to Deion Branch you mean Randy Moss nothing left for different Richard Seymour these are all guys that I think war had an impact on ...
[0:07:06] ... organization. If if if money if you like we talked about yesterday. Logan Mankins dollar sign his his cap number and what he was making was too -- for them. And he wasn't willing to renegotiated and now there or not it was thought they Samuel and now that was Deion Branch he was willing to take last -- sat out for a long redundant and it going to Seattle. You know guys like Troy Brown guys like a Tedy Bruschi. They're gonna take less to play I mean there's. -- -- was used to do was on contract and for years other linebackers were orders you know were confused why he was allowing them allow himself to. The lower his value. They you know even though they are -- twice as much. As you know I don't. Chris I don't hold that against Logan -- either you know I don't know there -- -- -- likely should be -- -- and Troy brown and due to the whole project and take less to stick around -- I don't I don't I don't think you have to be what you appreciate the fans appreciate that -- eat and Troy Brown but I don't look at Logan Mankins and I can't believe -- take less money. You -- not to be good to be a patriots think they they held ...
[0:09:57] ... pro bowler I I get all that but I ask this question. Logan Mankins departure has it changed your opinion one iota. As to whether or not the patriots are gonna go to the AFC championship ...






The guys dicuss Johnny Football, Terrible Summer Movies, and John Rocker being on Survivor

[0:00:00] ... The third -- brought you by deposit dollar construction new new roof they've got you covered. Anything and everything sports non sports all thrown under the roof of the three paroled to -- the Maloney Christian Fauria. Let's start off the Christian we edited the referral. Why it's so Labor Day weekend coming up so it's a big movie ...
[0:05:18] ... hell. I kind of thought that John Rocker. Would look more like Jared Lorenzen at this point all my -- -- it's the other day and thorough and part of the ticket you some crazy team ...
[0:06:29] ... o'clock hour Chris price previews the game for us tonight between the New York Giants into the patriots Christian is there -- at his insights. From New York City your New York to sit right -- -- ...





As he does every Wednesday, Buster Olney, ESPN, joins the boys of MFB to talk baseball. This week Buster shed some light on what to expect from Rusney Castillo, and how Cuban players are being viewed. He suggests that the acquisition of Castillo helps Boston's chances to get Giancarlo Stanton. Also, the Sox should shut down Koji if they want to re-sign him.

[0:06:06] ... don't want to trade this player. As opposed -- you know and Andrew Miller where I think there's an expectation that even though the -- that street Miller. That is a good chance he's gonna wind ...
[0:07:55] ... again and and you know guys like Paul I want troll and Scott Proctor. Would just be run through and Johnny ventures. Led Major League Baseball and -- -- in 2011. Among the leaders in 2000 ...
[0:10:28] ... for Lester. One bad outing for Miller and for the most part Jake Peavy pitched into the sixth and seventh with fairly quality innings it looks like most the teams that took the Red Sox talent at the trade deadline are happy they did it. Yes and I was just around the Oakland Athletics over the weekend. And they have been playing well and they made that trade and there's a lot of second guessing going among their fans about whether or not it was the right painted to trade for but. You know talking -- Bob Melvin in the and the other people with the athletic they love Lester in fact. I I had heard this story -- over ...





Tim talks about the city of Las Vegas attempting to get an NHL franchise. Lou wards off "huge" bat. Christian winds up in the dog house again, for what happened on MFB yesterday.

[0:01:13] ... -- -- -- -- -- -- -- It is right out of high school. College yet from Thunder Bay Ontario. To Las Vegas, Nevada that's your dog advocate nineteen year old kid. A couple of votes. ...
[0:04:41] ... window will be pop dispute the -- and it took off. Like Christian Bale indicated acts that are commonly grown up until about. -- -- to grow old meg again overtime Americans at the back to ...
[0:08:59] ... We come back. Amid days and if you'll get back to the Logan Mankins trade will do that in the L 1 o'clock hour there's also some McChrystal one bring up about Seattle Seahawks is a couple. Stories about the Super Bowl champs and and tie in -- some of topics we've had on the air ...





After Will Middlebrooks struck out against a position player, Steve Tolleson, last night against Toronto, he seemed to be laughing as he left the batter's box. Lou critiqued Middlebrooks on Twitter, which caused Will's fiance Jenny Dell to tweet (indirectly) in defense of her man.

[0:01:02] ... reverse position player he beats you will can't. In other words of Dustin Pedroia which I don't think you would anyway but David Ortiz -- -- he struck up -- -- guaranteed laugh. -- probably look at it probably gesture haven't also looked back at him ...
[0:01:47] ... this is an important stage of his career. Right I mean the Red Sox don't know what yes they know what they think he can be. You know he's down in triple -- lost his job ...
[0:05:11] ... treat this you put this on Twitter and then wills fiance former Red Sox nests in reporter Jenny Dell now with CBS. Replies with a -- around. Fans I get it. Former players turned media always ...
[0:10:33] ... Again it will take personal. Well we come back Christians taking to Logan Mankins trade personally he doesn't like it will tell you lie to present -- -- -- and pitch. We're in advance he struck ...






With the sudden and unexpected trade of Logan Mankins to Tampa, many are chalking this up to Bill Belichick getting rid of players immediately after their prime. MFB wonders if Tom Brady is immune to this strategy. How will he be treated towards the end?
With Logan Mankins shipped off to Tampa, and sophmore TE Tim Wright on his way to Foxboro, MFB discuss the possible leadership void and depth issues on the offensive line. Also, how does this trade compare to Belichick's release of Lawyer Milloy in 2003.
Dale, Andy Hart and Field Yates react to the breaking news that Logan Mankins was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers