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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.”

 
COLUMNS
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:
Christopher Price
12/09/2011 - 2:03am
FOXBORO -- For an NFL team, choosing between Clay Matthews or Rob Gronkowski might be the ultimate win-win scenario.
Christopher Price
12/07/2011 - 11:48pm
FOXBORO -- With three-quarters of the regular-season in the books, there’s little debate as to who the most impactful Patriots’ rookie of 2011 has been: offensive lineman Nate Solder wins the honor almost by default.
Christopher Price
12/07/2011 - 4:15pm
FOXBORO -- Call it the Curse of Jabar Gaffney.
Christopher Price
12/07/2011 - 12:47am
In New England, it’s as dependable as Sagamore Bridge traffic on a Friday afternoon in the summer or corruption on Beacon Hill: If the Patriots are in the red zone and quarterback Tom Brady looks for tight end
Christopher Price
12/06/2011 - 12:49am
FOXBORO -- The Patriots' regular-season journey through the NFC East comes to an end this Sunday when they travel to face the Redskins.
Christopher Price
12/05/2011 - 2:21am
FOXBORO -- Brian Waters is smart. He’s also been around the league for a few years. So even though he’s only been in New England since the summer, when Sunday’s game between the Patriots and the Colts ended, he knew what his team was in for.
Christopher Price
12/03/2011 - 2:37am
Here are the 10 matchups we’ll be looking for in Sunday’s Patriots-Colts game at Gillette Stadium: WHEN THE PATRIOTS HAVE THE BALL
Christopher Price
11/30/2011 - 9:46pm
FOXBORO -- There are two ways you can look at the improved statistics for the Patriots’ defense. One, since the ugly loss to the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Oct. 30, the group has started to come together as a collective unit. Since that defeat, the numbers have improved in several defensive areas, and continue to trend in a positive direction.
Christopher Price
11/30/2011 - 12:44am
Julian Edelman’s recent two-way ability sparked a lot of conversation about how the Patriots occasionally utilize players at unique positions.
Christopher Price
11/29/2011 - 1:32am
FOXBORO -- Here come the Colts. The 0-11 Indianapolis Colts.
Christopher Price
11/28/2011 - 3:25am
You can’t fake the relationship between Tom Brady and Deion Branch.
Christopher Price
11/26/2011 - 1:32pm
Here are 10 matchups we’ll be looking for in Sunday’s Patriots-Eagles game in Philadelphia: WHEN THE PATRIOTS HAVE THE BALL


Audio On Demand

Bill Belichick joins Dale…

Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve to talk about the next round of cuts, 8-25-14

Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick joins Dale and Steve DeOssie to talk about cutting the roster down to 53 players. Jimmy Garoppolo is set to start and play most, if not all of the preseason contest against the Giants. Bill also expressed his thoughts about the kicking game and how some of the new rules have affected the importance of it.

It Is What It Is Cast: Jimmy Garoppolo to start preseason finale

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the news that Jimmy Garoppolo will get the start Thursday and play most of the game. They talk about what it might mean for Ryan Mallett.

Julian Edelman: Brady is always competitive. 8-25-14

Julian Edelman joins Christian and Danny Picard to talk about his approach going into the season, his performance this preseason, as well as the VMAs, and preventing cramps using mustard.

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.

Dale and Holley are joine…

Dale and Holley are joined by John Farrell

Red Sox Manager John Farrell talks about Bogaerts' concussion and the youth movement.

Buster Olney talks Castillo, Stanton, Koji and Lester, 8-27-14

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.

Kevin Millar, MLB Network on the Castillo signing 8-22-14

Kevin Millar checks in to talk about the Castillo signing, Giancarlo Stanton, and the MLB's pace of play.

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

Jason Cole breaks down To…

Jason Cole breaks down Tom Brady's reaction to the Mankins move 8-28-14

Cole joins Dennis and Callahan to explain Tom Brady's reaction to the Logan Mankins trade.

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines: The Fate of Tony Soprano 8-28-14

All the stories of the day brought to you by Jerry Thornton including the fate of Tony Soprano and an accident on Cops.

Dennis and Callahan Head towards Labor Day Weekend 8-28-14

Dennis and Callahan are off until Tuesday so it's a free form Thursday.

Are the Pats a better tea…

Are the Pats a better team without Logan Mankins? 8-28-14

More reaction from the Logan Mankins-Tim Wright trade.

Three For All: Johnny Clipboard has his own commercial 8-28-14

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

Buster Olney talks Castillo, Stanton, Koji and Lester, 8-27-14

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.

Dale and Holley's Four at…

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Best MLB web gems, 8-28-14

An incredible play by Andrelton Simmons inspired today's 4@4: MLB Web Gems

John Farrell Joins Dale and Holley 8-27-14

Red Sox Manager talks about Xander's concussion and the youth movement on the Red Sox.

Dale and Holley discuss Josh Gordons suspension 8-27-14

Josh Gordons suspension was upheld. Why is there such a stigma about weed in sports?

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.

Minor Details Ep. 98: You…

Minor Details Ep. 98: Youth without the transition - Rusney Castillo and Brock Holt

How can teams acquire players who are entering their primes without having to live through the potentially massive transition of prospects coming from the minors to the big leagues? The Red Sox have two such case studies. The signing of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo represents one effort to acquire a player for his prime years for whom the transition to big league-caliber competition might not be turbulent. Red Sox assistant director of player personnel discusses the scouting process involved with landing Castillo. The episode also features Brock Holt, the one rookie who played at a consistently high level for the Red Sox this year. Holt explores some of the distinctions that might help to explain why he did not experience some of the struggles that characterized the seasons of Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr.

The Bradfo Show: Who will be the next Hall of Famers?

Rob Bradford is joined by Turtleboy of TurtleboySports.com to discuss which current major leaguers might be in line to become Hall of Famers. The duo dive into the difficulties facing the current crop of big leaguers when trying to reach Hall of Fame status.

Fantasy Football Podcast: High Value Targets

Fantasy Football Drafts are now happening every day, so Pete Davidson and Jim Hackett have you covered. This Podcast focuses on the High Value Targets you can get in your drafts if you draft smartly. These players can slip to you and make a great impact on your roster as the season moves on. The draft is won in the middle to late rounds when the best upside players are taken. Jim and Pete give you in depth analysis on the High Value Targets to seek along with the Rookies that can make an impact this year. Jim and Pete will be back this Sunday morning too, on-air at WEEI FM 93.7 with even more. Prepare and enjoy!

Jenny Dell lashes out at …

Jenny Dell lashes out at Lou Merloni on Twitter, 8-27-14

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.

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Minor Details Ep. 98: You…

Minor Details Ep. 98: Youth without the transition - Rusney Castillo and Brock Holt

How can teams acquire players who are entering their primes without having to live through the potentially massive transition of prospects coming from the minors to the big leagues? The Red Sox have two such case studies. The signing of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo represents one effort to acquire a player for his prime years for whom the transition to big league-caliber competition might not be turbulent. Red Sox assistant director of player personnel discusses the scouting process involved with landing Castillo. The episode also features Brock Holt, the one rookie who played at a consistently high level for the Red Sox this year. Holt explores some of the distinctions that might help to explain why he did not experience some of the struggles that characterized the seasons of Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr.

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Rick Stroud on the Logan …

Rick Stroud on the Logan Mankins trade 8-27-14

Rick Stroud of the Tampa Times discussed the Logan Mankins deal.

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What about Tom? 8-27-14

What about Tom? 8-27-14

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?

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Jason Cole breaks down To…

Jason Cole breaks down Tom Brady's reaction to the Mankins move 8-28-14

Cole joins Dennis and Callahan to explain Tom Brady's reaction to the Logan Mankins trade.

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