As the NHL trade deadline approaches, Mut and Lou discuss possible moves the Bruins may or may not make.

[0:05:36] ... up over a Comcast. Went for conditional. Fourth round pick -- the Chicago Blackhawks acquired defensive players. Per second round pick while I don't know. It can be just nothing but to -- -- you guys ...
[0:10:28] ... he had no I don't. Yeah Joseph Hagerty in resort top -- Columbus Blue Jackets. Is David scouting one of them at one another again last night scouts from Columbus at the Bruins game again what the ...
[0:11:01] ... plan set. So this -- watching Adam -- watched the Carolina coming Columbus Blue Jackets -- what three games. There's got to watch the Bruins C a week -- tonight Arkin Jack Johnson. Nikita naked in a ...
[0:14:03] ... left in scaring him for the next seven years. If you're a Buffalo Sabres. A one at that more to do with the Saber -- down and argued that kind of player the Boston wrote that ...






Andy Brickley of NESN gives his thoughts on what trade moves the Bruins might make, if any, as the trade deadline approaches.

[0:02:25] ... being said. I'm not sure what the -- they use all the Columbus blue jacket in their defense that the -- I would be in place to be honest with. We surprised yesterday brick at a cost ...
[0:05:42] ... keeps you -- that brought went through barring the Huntsman blacks here. Chicago Blackhawks really only played six I think this sympathy at the plate or at least be healthier but -- -- from Barry. Outweighed ...
[0:07:45] ... today. On this Eros in Philly talent her up there -- buffalo Chris Phillips and auto what Nick Schultz of Edmonton. Of those foreign EC all these guys plays there it does one stand out to you is that I look at that group before and say that guy's the best fit for what this team needs defensively. I don't think anybody is head and shoulders or the other three Q and Eric go to -- organize. A leading to a guy like Chris Phillips I. My belief here and when you watch him play as long as he still has the foot -- to compete against ...
[0:08:52] ... to the way -- they're accustomed to playing those just the if Florida panther team you think -- very good. What I like words arguably the first security -- the ranges when it'll go to the ...






Mut and Merloni caller John in the Cape issues Mut and Lou a bet regarding the performance of Xander Bogaerts compared to Stephen Drew.

[0:00:49] ... some reasons. Are any number and in an Internet. Comparatively little -- Mel Brooks is -- Going to be good talent great guy he should keep right worry is. Give them a 160 -- let -- hit thirty home runs into seventy. 260 to seventy to -- Well I'm not important not to repeat and bigotry -- Now and we're looking at -- latched I want he'd seen above average. Identical the next not thinking J. D. Drew major a week. I'm RC drew a Major League shortstop. And I think he's a lot of top play ET I think he was not a hole in the playoffs. And ...
[0:02:05] ... the job and they're play action assassination you if it is true. Stephen Drew now I'll say this Johnny know and hang on late John. You can't say something like that please call back and talk to our producer joked about it. You can't say something like UV it's under 250. And hits over 250 more than thirteen home runs. You'll donate money to the Jimmy Fund that hang up without getting now official. Article that talked and it's at your year offer to give it to charity and then young hung up. OK it's five you wanna call it Brittany. Or ripped blue and then hang up but when he when he -- the Jimmy Fund a great organization. And available for getting the details of it. That it costs and are actually think that it. A lot of these are better known. And he said that he's a great player that there's there's some special bottom the -- the way in -- certain things -- sorrento last year offensively up quickest progressed. Lot of things they've passed in the do offensively throughout the minor leagues for the is as young as he is. But defensively. Knowing that that's. That's legit concern. I don't think that we did appreciate what Stephen Drew did defensively. What are we doing here Colin John back. We're calling John. -- John it's what low paid nobody. Hates it's ...
[0:03:52] ... it's over 250. More than thirteen home runs you'll give money that Jimmy Fund I wanna know what your devious edit or your back it up. As if it. Maybe it's under 250. And under thirteen home -- all your body the Jimmy Fund. Can answer now trying to work that curb appeal. Yeah. Our camera. That part of the -- arts are so 25013. Home ...
[0:06:42] ... your your 100% correct. He is not gonna play the defense that Stephen Drew. We under appreciated as the difference I don't put it was a one of the best. But it is a guy still ...






The Patriots opted NOT to slap Aqib Talib (or anyone) with the franchise tag. Does this hurt their chances to sign him to a long term deal? In 3 days he'll be able to test the Free Agent Market.

[0:00:49] ... Aqib Talib. I felt like. I fell a little bit like when Wes Welker sound the Denver Broncos a year ago. That was that the feeling that I had at 4 o'clock. And I was surprised ...
[0:03:15] ... -- gonna go to -- two teams in the Tennessee Titans in St. Louis Rams that it feels like a fait accompli. According to the real NFL inside his last for about that and eleven. And so ...
[0:05:08] ... -- be there again there's there's still some things with him. Allred Randy Moss was an issue year one year to. I it -- what happens you're three year four -- -- of them may -- ...
[0:09:01] ... far off where they -- the -- value in the market for Wes Welker. Where they. I think they problem they had it right -- they had a right they had the value of the contract right so they had last offseason and it writes in the year before. They franchise Wes Welker. Which probably led to his exit because -- could work so long term deal -- So they're gonna franchise Aqib -- with the hopes of signing a long term that's the really wanna do. There appears that they had to pay Wes Welker at franchise tag it could work -- long term deal to put themselves through that again. They beat piston against the get ...






WEEI.com Columnist Rob Bradford is in Florida covering Spring Training. He joins the show to discuss the young prospects in the system, Jon Lester's contract, and Jake Peavy's self-inflicted fishing laceration.
Mike Florio of NBCSports, and ProFootballTalk.com, joins the show to discuss the status of Aqib Talib, and the exciting prospect of Darrelle Revis being traded by the Bucs, to a CB-needy team.

[0:03:09] ... where he said he looks forward to working with a new coach Lovie Smith there's been no smoke signals. From Revis is people as to what he would like to do now keep this in mind ...
[0:04:59] ... know what. You got a lot of good well now for hiring Lovie Smith you can move on from Darrelle Revis depends on what you get by way of trade -- now's the time to do ...
[0:06:05] ... million dollar a year offer that's what Grimes is getting from the Miami Dolphins and the problem for the patriots and this is an Aaron Hernandez offshoot. You can't give a big chunk of money to ...
[0:08:04] ... Vontae Davis Terrell brown from the 49ers Walter Thurmond from the Seahawks Charles Tillman although he's. On the wrong side of thirty as well so there are other options out there for the patriots if they ...






Peter King joins Mut and Merloni to discuss the impending franchise tag deadline and what they will do with Aqib Talib. He also discusses the proposed rule change in football to penalized players for using the "N" word.
Mut and Merloni share their thoughts on the starting pitcher for the Red Sox, Jake Peavy, cutting his finger on his brand new knife.

[0:01:14] ... he passed so there you go he's -- retire. I don't think Jake Peavy past is non throwing -- test today. The camp you read this story rob rappers got the entire. All the details WEEI ...
[0:07:10] ... finger and he's open two weeks that's if I am nobody -- Jake Peavy doesn't care about this Red Sox team be cared about the -- anyone gone -- with this kid he's put his kid ...
[0:09:39] ... was one of the most dependent pitchers. And everyone around campus including John Farrell said he came to camp in the right shape. He came to camp in the right mindset he's focused on what he ...
[0:10:21] ... know is is pushing a pretty good idea which in gift from Jake Peavy populist brought the one guy that I really don't believe we've seen -- ceiling. You know I think he can be that good. You know last year comes in the camp not in shape as a tough April. And not surprising as tough September. You know just sort of is not shape for the beginning of the season and sort of runs out of gas indices. Now he basically had what two weeks off before he summoned in a World Series compatible open. And it was different attitude I think he wasn't happy bubble of the bullpen he saw what other guys were going to take the ball and weren't a 100% healthy and sort of got over that interest turn into a different guy in the World Series one of the ball demanded the ball. Over the story about how I think he came up that first down to a ...






Lyndon Byers joins The Mut and Merloni Show to discuss potential defense men the Bruins could trade for.
Gabe Kapler, former Red Sox outfielder, talks about David Ortiz and Jon Lester contract extensions and the effects of MLB's new rule on homeplate collisions.