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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
11/03/2011 - 1:22am
FOXBORO -- Trying to figure out the overall impact of Albert Haynesworth on this year’s Patriots defense is a tricky proposition.
Christopher Price
11/02/2011 - 12:37am
The numbers don’t lie -- the Patriots defense is in trouble.
Christopher Price
11/01/2011 - 12:20am
FOXBORO -- The day after, there was optimism.
Christopher Price
10/31/2011 - 3:39am
The good feeling was gone, and it was gone in a hurry.
Christopher Price
10/29/2011 - 2:44pm
Here are 10 matchups worth keeping an eye on in Sunday’s Patriots-Steelers game:
Christopher Price
10/27/2011 - 5:48pm
FOXBORO -- As far as Vince Wilfork is concerned, he just wants to play.
Christopher Price
10/26/2011 - 9:53pm
FOXBORO -- There are several reasons why the Patriots and Steelers have maintained an extended level of excellence over the years, but a sizable portion of their success can be traced back to the stable quarterback/coach relationship on each team.
Christopher Price
10/25/2011 - 11:58pm
Six games into the season, the Patriots’ core has started to take shape, but there remain a handful of positions that are in a state of flux. Even as a key stretch of the schedule begins Sunday against the Steelers, there are positional battles being fought on both sides of the ball. Here are five different situations that bear watching over the next few weeks:
Christopher Price
10/24/2011 - 11:15pm
In the NFL, the stretch between mid-October and Thanksgiving is a weeding out process that separates the contenders from the pretenders.
Christopher Price
10/19/2011 - 4:54pm
FOXBORO -- Before he cut them loose for the bye weekend on Wednesday, Patriots coach Bill Belichick had a clear message for the rookies: Things are different now.
Christopher Price
10/19/2011 - 1:01am
FOXBORO -- On Tuesday, Bill Belichick broke out a new throwback hoodie with Pat Patriot on the sleeve. A special bye-week hoodie, perhaps? “Might be,” he said with a smile. “You don’t want to make it too popular and take over the gray one.”
Christopher Price
10/18/2011 - 8:58pm
Christopher Price
10/18/2011 - 12:47am
Christopher Price
10/17/2011 - 2:24am
FOXBORO -- Ten years ago this past week, Tom Brady led the Patriots on the first comeback of his professional career, carrying New England past the Chargers in front of a rain-soaked crowd at Foxboro Stadium.
Christopher Price
10/15/2011 - 5:24pm
The ten matchups you need to watch in Sunday’s game between the Patriots and Cowboys at Gillette Stadium:
Christopher Price
10/13/2011 - 10:44pm
FOXBORO -- It’s been a weird year for Devin McCourty.
Christopher Price
10/12/2011 - 3:58pm
FOXBORO -- Another week, another Ryan.
Christopher Price
10/11/2011 - 11:15pm
Through the first five games of the season, the Patriots have been able to hold some very good tight ends in check: Miami’s Anthony Fasano: five catches, 82 yards.
Christopher Price
10/11/2011 - 12:50am
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady would never turn his back on a win, but in the wake of Sunday’s victory against the Jets, he seemed a little peeved at the play of the New England offense.
Christopher Price
10/10/2011 - 3:28am
FOXBORO -- He started his professional career as an afterthought, an unassuming, undrafted free agent out of Ole Miss with a funny name. BenJarvus Green-Ellis? What, you couldn’t wedge one more name in there?
Christopher Price
10/08/2011 - 1:40pm
Here are 10 matchups to keep an eye on in Sunday’s game between the Patriots and the Jets at Gillette Stadium:
Christopher Price
10/07/2011 - 2:04am
FOXBORO -- Forget Bill Belichick and Rex Ryan.
Christopher Price
10/06/2011 - 4:25pm
FOXBORO -- You couldn’t tell if Vince Wilfork was kidding until he smiled.
Christopher Price
10/05/2011 - 10:54pm
FOXBORO -- If the Patriots’ pass rush is going to turn things around, this week is as good a time as any.
Christopher Price
10/04/2011 - 10:17pm
In a season where he’s made 400-yard outings look positively routine, Tom Brady’s performance last week against the Raiders appeared pedestrian.


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It Is What It Is Cast: Gr…

It Is What It Is Cast: Gronk will continue to smash and dash

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Rob Gronkowski's meeting with the media on Friday. Gronk said he doesn't anticipate changing the way he plays, noting that he wants to "keep smashing and dashing."

Julian Edelman After Patriots Practice, 7-25-14

Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.

Peter King of MMQB with Dale and Holley

We return to our weekly segments with the one and only Peter King of MMQB and NBC's Football Night in America.

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.

Christian Vazquez with Jo…

Christian Vazquez with Joe & Daveafter the win at Tampa Bay

Kevin Millar, MLB Network: David Ortiz not afraid of David Price, 7-25-14

Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to discuss David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia's struggles, and Jon Lester's contract.

Jon Daniels, Texas Rangers GM, Joins the Trade Deadline Show, 7-24-14

Texas Rangers General Manager, Jon Daniels, joins Rob Bradford and Alex Speier to discuss the upcoming trade deadline.

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

Kirk Minihane on what mot…

Kirk Minihane on what motivates the media 7-25-14

Kirk breaks down the media criticism he has received.

Headlines, Headlines, Headlines: Dogs understand everything 7-25-14

The stories of the day brought to you by Kirk Minihane

Roger Goodell lets Ray Rice off easy 7-25-14

Dino, Meter and Kirk discuss the light punishment given to Ray Rice by the NFL.

Kevin Millar, MLB Network…

Kevin Millar, MLB Network: David Ortiz not afraid of David Price, 7-25-14

Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.

Julian Edelman After Patriots Practice, 7-25-14

Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.

Drug Abuse ve. Domestic Violence: Fair Comparison, 7-25-14

Given the recent Ray Rice suspension, many people are comparing it to Josh Gordon getting suspended for repeated drug abuse. Tim Benz doesn't think this is a fair comparison. He explains why.

Gronk being Gronk: Althou…

Gronk being Gronk: Although limited in practice, GRONK IS BACK

We discuss the return of Rob Gronkowski, his comments to the media today, and what a healthy (or unhealthy) Gronk will mean for the 2014 Patriots.

NFL setting a strange precedent by only suspending Raven's RB Ray Rice for 2 games

We discuss the suspension of Ray Rice, and how the act he committed certainly seemed like it warranted a harsher penalty from the strict front office of Roger Goodell.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Dumbass Fan Behavior Edition - 7-25-14

We tackle four topics, all sparked by our interest in the story about the Browns fan peeing on Art Modell's grave this past week.

Jon Lester's Contract Sit…

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.

The All Star Game and the Worst Ideas in Sports

Mut and Villani are talking about the MLB All Star Game, Adam Wainwright and Derek Jeter, and what are some of the worst ideas in sports.

We're all yelling about LeBron James

Minor Details Ep. 94.1: A…

Minor Details Ep. 94.1: Are prospects overvalued? Andrew Miller on being traded for Miguel Cabrera

With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.

Ian Browne reflects on 10th anniversary of Red Sox-Yankees brawl

A compelling case can be made that July 24, 2004, represents as significant a landmark as any date in modern Red Sox history. On that day, a memorable brawl between the Red Sox and Yankees served as a catalyst for an epic 10-9 walkoff victory for the Red Sox over New York and indomitable closer Mariano Rivera, a game cited by many members of the 2004 team as pivotal in Boston's first championship run in 86 years. Ian Browne, who covers the Red Sox for MLB.com and authored Idiots Revisited, discusses the landmark game.

Fantasy Football Podcast July 24th Edition

With Training Camp starting this Thursday and the August Draft Season inching closer, Jim Hackett and Pete Davidson are ramping up the Fantasy Football content to meet the demand! Today’s podcast gives an in depth look at Pete’s Top 50 Wide Receivers Article that is LIVE on WEEI.com right now. Pete breaks down the receivers by Tiers and the podcast gives full analysis of those Tiers and the players who occupy these spots and why. Get prepared for your drafts and enjoy!

Kirk Minihane on what mot…

Kirk Minihane on what motivates the media 7-25-14

Kirk breaks down the media criticism he has received.

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Gronk being Gronk: Althou…

Gronk being Gronk: Although limited in practice, GRONK IS BACK

We discuss the return of Rob Gronkowski, his comments to the media today, and what a healthy (or unhealthy) Gronk will mean for the 2014 Patriots.

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7-26-14

7-26-14

John Rooke and Scott Cordischi take your calls on the decline of the Red Sox season, contract talks with Lester, the return of football season with NE Patriots and this weeks 3 Things.

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Kevin Millar, MLB Network…

Kevin Millar, MLB Network: David Ortiz not afraid of David Price, 7-25-14

Kevin Millar joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz to talk about David Ortiz, the struggles of Dustin Pedroia, and the Jon Lester contract.

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Minihane returns 7-23-14

Minihane returns 7-23-14

The return of Kirk Minihane.

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