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Christopher Price has covered the Boston sports scene for more then a dozen years, working for ESPN.com, SI.com and Baseball America as well as The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Miami Herald and Boston Metro. In that time, he’s established himself as an award-winning sportswriter who has been honored by Northeastern University, the New England Press Association and the North Carolina Press Association. In addition, he’s the author of the just published, “New England Patriots: The Complete Illustrated History” and two other books “Baseball by the Beach” and "The Blueprint: How the New England Patriots Beat the System to Create the Last Great NFL Superpower.”

 
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Christopher Price
01/09/2012 - 5:52pm
For the Patriots, it’ll be all about taking advantage of positive man-to-man matchups, while the Broncos must focus on playing good complementary football and staying as physical as possible on defense.
Christopher Price
01/05/2012 - 11:53pm
FOXBORO -- There’s no way to explain how football changes when the schedule turns from the regular season to the postseason. You can try and explain it to a youngster who hasn’t gone through the process, but chances are they won’t be fully prepared until they step on the field.
Christopher Price
01/05/2012 - 1:42am
FOXBORO -- To be considered a truly great team in the NFL, you not only have to be physically tough, but mentally resilient as well.
Christopher Price
01/04/2012 - 1:39am
Looking at how the Patriots have distributed the ball in the passing game the last three seasons, it’s clear that New England has gone from an offense where the tight ends were ancillary parts of a much bigger whole to a system that has been dominated by young tight ends Rob Gronkowski and
Christopher Price
01/02/2012 - 2:35am
FOXBORO -- Just after 4 o’clock on Sunday afternoon, everything changed for the Patriots.
Christopher Price
12/30/2011 - 12:58am
With the postseason looming, the Patriots have to feel good about two stats that have continued to show improvement over the second half of the regular season -- the dip in the amount of penalties they’ve taken, as well as the decrease in the number of turnovers they’ve committed.
Christopher Price
12/29/2011 - 12:08am
The Slater Family is heading back to the Pro Bowl.
Christopher Price
12/28/2011 - 4:54pm
FOXBORO -- While tackle Nate Solder has likely clinched the honor of Patriots’ Rookie of the Year, running back Stevan Ridley has started to come on strong down the stretch and appears to be poised to make a serious contribution to the New England offense in the postseason.
Christopher Price
12/26/2011 - 2:21am
The Patriots made a series of high-profile offseason acquisitions: Ochocinco! Haynesworth!
Christopher Price
12/25/2011 - 2:40am
FOXBORO -- It was like watching a veteran boxer, one who stands flat-footed for a few rounds taking some punches, all the while using the experience to take the measure of his opponent. Then, when the moment is right, they take command.
Christopher Price
12/23/2011 - 1:12am
Here are the 10 matchups we’ll be looking for in Saturday’s game between the Patriots and Dolphins: WHEN THE PATRIOTS HAVE THE BALL
Christopher Price
12/22/2011 - 12:32am
FOXBORO -- In the midst of a record-setting season, the box score will cause you to do a double take.
Christopher Price
12/21/2011 - 1:47am
FOXBORO -- There were a few reminders here and there -- Rob Gronkowski wore his division champions t-shirt in the locker room, while Aaron Hernandez had his underneath his jersey at practice.
Christopher Price
12/20/2011 - 10:39pm
Trying to narrow down Tom Brady’s best year is like trying to settle on your favorite season of “The Wire.” There’s really no wrong answer, and you can come up with a great argument for just about any one of them.
Christopher Price
12/20/2011 - 12:22am
With the news the Patriots will lose defensive end Andre Carter for the rest of the season because of a left leg injury he sustained in the first quarter of Sunday’s win over the Broncos<
Christopher Price
12/19/2011 - 9:25pm
While the AFC East is no longer in doubt, the Patriots will look to solidify their playoff position this weekend when they meet Miami at Gillette Stadium.
Christopher Price
12/19/2011 - 3:18am
It was getting ugly.
Christopher Price
12/17/2011 - 2:19pm
Here are the 10 matchups we’ll be looking for in Sunday’s game between the Patriots and Broncos.
Christopher Price
12/15/2011 - 8:58pm
FOXBORO -- The Patriots face their most intriguing opponent of the season on Sunday when they travel to Denver to meet the Broncos.
Christopher Price
12/15/2011 - 1:18am
FOXBORO -- When it comes to offensive philosophy and approach to quarterbacking, you couldn’t find two teams more dissimilar than the Patriots and Broncos.
Christopher Price
12/14/2011 - 6:46pm
FOXBORO -- After spending the bulk of his college career in the spotlight, Ryan Mallett understands that he’s got to spend a little time in the shadows, especially when he's an understudy to someone like Tom Brady.
Christopher Price
12/14/2011 - 12:51am
Traditionally, the Patriots have always been pretty good when it comes to staying on message. From coach Bill Belichick on down, they’ll hammer home a couple of consistent points every week.
Christopher Price
12/13/2011 - 1:03am
On Sunday night, hours after the Patriots allowed another 250-plus yard passing performance from a quarterback (the 11th time this season an opposing quarterback threw for at least 250 yards on New England), former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison called out the New England secondary.
Christopher Price
12/12/2011 - 2:02am
Throughout September and October, various members of the Patriots defense would talk optimistically about the progress they were making as a unit, the fact that they were coming together and starting to jell.
Christopher Price
12/10/2011 - 3:09pm
Here are 10 matchups we’ll be looking for in Sunday’s Patriots-Redskins game:


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Patriots DE Chandler Jone…

Patriots DE Chandler Jones says team wasn't nervous during Oakland's late drive, 9-22-14

Oakland drove down deep into the Patriots red zone with a minute to play on Sunday in a bid to tie the game and send it to overtime. Jones was asked if he and his teammates were nervous at all towards the end; He refuted the assertion saying the team clamped down and became more composed. Veterans Jerod Mayo and Vince Wilfork are vocal leaders and can calm the defense down. And then, all four of the guys had a laugh over rookie Brian Stork's post-game interview with reporters.

Patriots WR Julian Edelman admits he has to be smarter regarding his health, 9-22-14

Edelman talked about his scary play in the red zone to start off the 4th quarter, in which he flipped in the air and landed on his head. He was fine, but admits that players need to be aware of the down and importance of putting your health in jeopardy over the course of a 16 game season. The guys asked him about the offense's struggles, and Gronk's inability to pull in a tipped ball in the end zone.

Tom Brady on the issues on offense 9-22-14

Tom joined the show after the close win over Oakland.

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Bo…

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston, "I think Rondo is going to go, I just don't see where and how yet" 7-17-14

Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.

Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston: I believe Rondo will be traded 7-10-14

Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.

OK State Men's Basketball coach, Travis Ford, joins MFB to talk about Marcus Smart, 6-30-14

Former coach of Celtics 1st-round pick Marcus Smart, Travis Ford joins MFB to talk about what Celtics fans should expect from the strong point guard. Among other things, Coach Ford says Smart will be a hard worker, and will improve his shooting ability.

David Ortiz Player of the…

David Ortiz Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Dave talk with David Ortiz after he hits two home runs to propel the Red Sox to an extra-innings win over the Baltimore Orioles.

Ben Cherington on Rusney Castillo 9-18-14

Ben Cherington discussed the debut of Castillo and his thoughts on Jeter.

Sox Manager John Farrell with Dale and Holley

As the season winds down, We check in Sox skipper John Farrell as we await the Boston debut of Rusney Castillo.

The Bradfo Show: Talking …

The Bradfo Show: Talking Bruins roster moves with DJ Bean, Turtleboy

Rob Bradford is joined by WEEI.com Bruins beat writer DJ Bean, as well as Boston sports fan/blogger Turtleboy to talk all things Bruins free agency. With the B's recent moves, the conversation turns to where the Bruins might next turn and what kind of dent losing Jarome Iginla and Shawn Thornton might make.

DJ Bean breaks down the first hours of NHL Free Agency 7-1-14

DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla

DJ Bean, WEEI.com. The Bruins are not traded Marchand 6-13-14

DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau

Tom Brady on the issues o…

Tom Brady on the issues on offense 9-22-14

Tom joined the show after the close win over Oakland.

Tim Hasselbeck wants a new commissioner 9-22-14

Tim Hasselbeck joined the show to discuss week 3 in the NFL.

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines: True Detective 9-22-14

The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.

Three For All - Karaoke B…

Three For All - Karaoke Battle, 9-22-14

Christian and Fauria re-visit their karaoke battle from over the weekend, with audio!

Patriots DE Chandler Jones says team wasn't nervous during Oakland's late drive, 9-22-14

Oakland drove down deep into the Patriots red zone with a minute to play on Sunday in a bid to tie the game and send it to overtime. Jones was asked if he and his teammates were nervous at all towards the end; He refuted the assertion saying the team clamped down and became more composed. Veterans Jerod Mayo and Vince Wilfork are vocal leaders and can calm the defense down. And then, all four of the guys had a laugh over rookie Brian Stork's post-game interview with reporters.

Patriots WR Julian Edelman admits he has to be smarter regarding his health, 9-22-14

Edelman talked about his scary play in the red zone to start off the 4th quarter, in which he flipped in the air and landed on his head. He was fine, but admits that players need to be aware of the down and importance of putting your health in jeopardy over the course of a 16 game season. The guys asked him about the offense's struggles, and Gronk's inability to pull in a tipped ball in the end zone.

Michael Irvin with Dale a…

Michael Irvin with Dale and Holley: I'm sweating FOR Roger Goodell

We check in with the great 88, the playmaker Michael Irvin joins Dale and Holley.

Roger Goodell finally breaks his silence... did it do him or the NFL any good? Response and Reaction

Michael, Dale and Tom E. Curran break down, react and take your calls about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's first public press conference this regular season.

Dale and Holley's Final Drive - Reliving the greatest Patriots-Raiders game of all time

For our final segment we take a look back at the infamous Snow Bowl and the Tuck Rule play, this time via Raiders radio and more.

Jim Koch joins Planet Mik…

Jim Koch joins Planet Mikey

Co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, Jim Koch, talks about his Sam Adams beer and the history of his brewery.

Danny Picard talks Red Sox and Patriots with Mike Giardi

Danny picard is filling in for Mikey and talks with CSNNE's Mike Giardi about Clay Buchholz heading up the Red Sox pitching rotation, and how the Patriots have looked through training camp so far.

Jon Lester's Contract Situation and the Future

Mut and Villani are talking about whether the Red Sox will give Jon Lester the type of contract he is looking for, or whether they might be shopping him with rumors of the Red Sox scouting Cole Hamels.

D&C's Breaking Balls Podc…

D&C's Breaking Balls Podcast: Jerry Thornton and Boston Sports Media 9-22-14

Jerry Thornton joins Dino and Kirk for the second edition of Breaking Balls. They dive into a variety of topics including their feelings about polarizing Boston sports media members.

Producers Podcast: Sausage and Beans 9-18-14

Your beloved hosts are joined by WEEI.com Bruins reporter DJ Bean as well as producer of the Dennis & Callahan Show, Craig "Sausage" Sawisch. Support America: Support Your Local Post Office

Dennis & Callahan's Breaking Balls Podcast: The NFL's hot mess, Jenny Dell and who has bad breath.

Dennis, Callahan and Minihane make their podcast debut. This week's topics include Adrian Peterson, Greg Hardy, Jenny Dell and some discussion on people we've encountered with the worst breath.

Tom Brady on the issues o…

Tom Brady on the issues on offense 9-22-14

Tom joined the show after the close win over Oakland.

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Tim Hasselbeck wants a ne…

Tim Hasselbeck wants a new commissioner 9-22-14

Tim Hasselbeck joined the show to discuss week 3 in the NFL.

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D&C's Breaking Balls Podc…

D&C's Breaking Balls Podcast: Jerry Thornton and Boston Sports Media 9-22-14

Jerry Thornton joins Dino and Kirk for the second edition of Breaking Balls. They dive into a variety of topics including their feelings about polarizing Boston sports media members.

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The Pats struggle to a 16…

The Pats struggle to a 16-9 win over Oakland 9-22-14

Dino, Kirk and Thornton opened the show discussing an ugly win by the Patriots.

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Patriots edge Raiders tig…

Patriots edge Raiders tight battle, 9-22-14

The defense was forced to make a stop in the last minute of the game to preserve the 16-9 victory on Sunday. The offense had no rhythm again and struggled in the red zone. The offensive line looked poor again. Lou, Christian and Tim talk about the win that looked like a loss, and what this team needs to do to improve.

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