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About Christopher Price

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
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
Christopher Price
11/25/2011 - 1:53am
FOXBORO -- Andre Carter has seen firsthand the sort of damage Michael Vick can do.
Christopher Price
11/22/2011 - 10:37pm
It won’t be the matchup of the superpowers that some envisioned when the season began, but Sunday’s game between the Patriots and Eagles should be one of the most compelling matchups of the week.
Christopher Price
11/22/2011 - 7:10am
FOXBORO -- Now, there should be no doubt. No more talk of Jason Witten or Antonio Gates or Dallas Clark.
Christopher Price
11/19/2011 - 3:28pm
Here are 10 matchups we’ll be looking for in Monday night’s Patriots-Chiefs game at Gillette Stadium: WHEN THE PATRIOTS HAVE THE BALL
Christopher Price
11/18/2011 - 1:11am
FOXBORO -- If the Patriots are going to lean on the no-huddle offense Monday night against the Chiefs as much as they have over the course of the first nine games of the season, they’ll meet a Kansas City defense that has almost no experience when it comes to facing a no-huddle this season.
Christopher Price
11/16/2011 - 1:52am
In a curious scheduling quirk, Monday night’s game against the Chiefs at Gillette Stadium will mark just the second time in six years (and the first time since the season opener in 2008) that the Patriots will face Kansas City.
Christopher Price
11/15/2011 - 10:50pm
The performance of tight end Rob Gronkowski over the last year-plus has been nothing short of impressive.
Christopher Price
11/15/2011 - 1:47am
Early Monday morning, Jets coach Rex Ryan was asked about New York’s chances of winning the division. He sounded like a beaten man.
Christopher Price
11/14/2011 - 6:23am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The screaming was long and loud and steady.
Christopher Price
11/13/2011 - 12:02am
Here are 10 matchups worth keeping an eye on in Sunday’s Patriots-Jets game: WHEN THE PATRIOTS HAVE THE BALL
Christopher Price
11/11/2011 - 1:52am
FOXBORO -- In 2010, no team in the NFL was better when it came to takeaways than the Patriots. In 2011, it’s a different story.
Christopher Price
11/10/2011 - 1:18am
FOXBORO -- While Albert Haynesworth remains a convenient punching bag for the ills of the New England defense over the first half of the season, he wasn’t the only new defensive lineman who has had an underwhelming start to his career with the Patriots.
Christopher Price
11/09/2011 - 3:55pm
FOXBORO -- The dynamic along the Patriots’ defensive line had already started to shift before Tuesday’s the release of Albert Haynesworth -- he had been supplanted in the starting lineup by second-year lineman Kyle Love -- but with the decision to cut ties with Haynesworth, the yo
Christopher Price
11/09/2011 - 12:57am
In his 104-day career with the Patriots, Albert Haynesworth proved himself to be maddeningly unreliable.
Christopher Price
11/08/2011 - 2:28am
FOXBORO -- While much of the success of the Patriots passing game comes from the fact that they spread the ball around to as many receivers as possible, opponents have limited Tom Brady’s options the last two weeks.


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Mike Reiss with Dale, Hol…

Mike Reiss with Dale, Holley and Thornton

Dale, Michael and Jerry dig into the details of this draft for the Patriots with ESPN's Mike Reiss.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- Roger Goodell is maddening! -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price discuss the Tom Brady appeal getting overturned and Roger Goodell's victory tour. The guys can't believe the victory lap and some of his behavior. The more you listen to him, the more frustrating his behavior becomes.

NFL SUNDAY with Mike Giardi and Chris Price -- A look at the AFC East post NFL Draft -- 5-1-16

Giardi and Price break down how the teams in the AFC East altered their futures after the NFL Draft weekend.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - NB…

WEEI Celtics Podcast - NBA.com's Ian Thomsen on Spurs-Thunder Ending, Danny Ainge's next move for Celtics 5/3

Ian Thomsen of NBA.com joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss to discuss the next moves for Danny Ainge and the Boston Celtics with the NBA Draft Lottery rapidly approaching. They discussed the crazy ending to Game 2 of Thunder vs Spurs and picked the player they would build their pretend new franchise around.

Game 6 and Hawks Series Breakdown plus offseason preview with Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog

Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog joined Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for a breakdown of what went wrong in the Celtics series against the Hawks. they then played Celtics free agent tinder and looked ahead to the big moves in store for the offseason.

WEEI Celtics Podcast - Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown with ESPN's Chris Forsberg - 4/28/16

It wouldn't be a Celtics v Hawks Game 6 preview/Game 5 breakdown without ESPN's Celtics Whisperer Chris Forsberg joining Sam Packard and Jared Weiss for some WEEI Studio magic. They discuss the Hawks' transition dominance on their mega runs and the bizarre night for Isaiah Thomas. Of course they also answered your #WEEICeltics Tweet Bag questions!

MLB Commissioner Rob Manf…

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred joins Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett

Joe and Tim are in Chicago where the Red Sox are playing the White Sox and Commissioner Manfred stops by the booth for half an inning.

Xander Bogaerts Player of the Game Interview

Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts after the Red Sox beat the White Sox behind a solid outing from Clay buchholz

5-01-16 Christian Vazquez Player Of The Game Interview

Joe Castiglione and Tim Neverett talked to the Sox catcher, whose two-run homer off of Dellin Betances gave the Sox the lead for good over the Yankees.

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean…

SUNDAY SKATE with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- A look toward the future for the Bruins -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete continue to assess the season that was for the Bruins and look toward the future for the franchise and how they can improve.

SUNDAY SKATE with WEEI's DJ Bean and Uproxx's Pete Blackburn -- They got what they wanted...Claude Julien is staying in Boston -- 4-17-16

DJ and Pete are together for the final Sunday Skate of the season. They get into their overall thoughts on the season, the Bruins keeping Claude Julien on as head coach and the end-of-season press conferences last week. They discuss the rebuild process, what the Bruins need and how they can obtain it. Plenty of callers have their own theories and opinions on all of these topics as well.

Butch Stearns with DJ Bean and Pete Blackburn -- The season is officially over for the Bruins; where do we go from here? -- 4-10-16

Butch is joined by two-thirds of the Sunday Skate show in DJ and Pete. The guys discuss the problems with Bruins including leadership and grit, who should stay and who should go and if Claude is to blame.

Kirk is accepting the fac…

Kirk is accepting the fact that he will own a dog soon, 5-5-16

The show goes completely off the rails in the final hour as Gerry tells stories of dogs that were killed when he was a child, and Kirk says he's probably going to own a dog very soon.

Lucy hears the boos and responds to criticism, 5-5-16

Producer candidate, Lucy, defends herself regarding attacks on her abilities to do the job, from Paul and Ken.

Donald Trump cheats at golf, 5-5-16

Oscar de la Hoya says that Donald Trump is a notorious cheater on the links.

"No Contact" for Johnny F…

"No Contact" for Johnny Football, 5-5-16

Johnny Manziel had his arraignment today, and a Texas Judge has ordered that he cannot contact his former Girlfriend; the guys react, and talk about the obscurity on which "Johnny Football" might be teetering.

OMF discusses the Celtics' viable off-season plans, 5-5-16

Will there be a big trade? What should the C's do with their draft picks this year? Glenn, Lou, and Christian discuss Danny's options

Enough About Lou, 5-5-16

Glenn and Christian delve deep into Lou "Gossiping" on Kirk Minihane's "Enough About Me" Podcast; accompanied by select audio clips

Charles Barkley wants the…

Charles Barkley wants the Hawks to 'take out' one of the Cavaliers - response and reaction

We discuss Sir Charles' latest comments from TNT about taking out one of the Cavaliers. This leads to a full discussion about Barkley, the softness of the Hawks, how this used to always happen in the NBA and much more.

Ortiz does it again... we discuss his legacy in what is supposed to be his final season

Discussion of David Ortiz's clutch HR vs the White Sox leads us into a total discussion of David Ortiz's legacy in Boston, and whether or not he should actually retire.

Dale and Holley's Four at Four - Barkley's Dumbest Soundbites Edition 05-05-16

Inspired by him asking the Hawks to 'take out' one of the Cavaliers, we focus on four other dumb things that Charles Barkley has said in the media.

Planet Mikey Show, 5-4-16

Planet Mikey Show, 5-4-16

Mikey and Lenny talk Clay Buchholz' struggles, and visit the Ghosts of Baseball past (Well, some of them are still alive...)

The Planet Mikey Show,5/3/16

Mikey and Lenny talk Sox and Sandoval

Planet Mikey Podcast - Hour 4, 4-21-16

It’s all about the music – the crew touches on Prince, and the greatest bands of all time

Across The Board - Kentuc…

Across The Board - Kentucky Derby Preview with Mut

Mike Mutnansky handicaps the 142nd running of the the Kentucky Derby with Matt Bernier of the Daily Racing Form, award-winning author Dick Jerardi courtesy of Xpressbet.com and Daily Racing Form clocker Mike Vesce.

SoccerCast - Madrid Derby in UCL Final and Leicester City FC wins the EPL, 5-5-16

Ben, Russ & Alex talk about the UCL semi-finals, which have resulted in an Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid final. They also talk about the unbelievable story of Leicester City winning the English Premier League.

It Is What It Is Cast - Trags and Price on the return of Dante

WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price break down the return of offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia and what it means to the future of the offensive line, new safeties coach Steve Belichick and his football relationship to his dad and recap the Patriots 2016 draft and what to expect from some of the higher profile selections in their upcoming rookie season.

SI's Peter King - I don't…

SI's Peter King - I don't think Deflategate is over yet

We check in for the national perspective on Tom Brady's reinstated suspension from MMQB/SI's Peter King

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Deflategate - transitioni…

Deflategate - transitioning from denial to acceptance of the Brady suspension

Is the fire out? The passion Patriots fans once held for this topic seems to have fizzled. We explore what the Patriots do from here, especially the first four games of the season.

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Tom Brady and the player'…

It Is What It Is Cast - F…

It Is What It Is Cast - Field Yates talks Patriots QB situation

In the latest edition of the It Is What It Is podcast, Chris Price talks with ESPN's Field Yates about the Patriots and what they'll do at quarterback in the wake of the latest Deflategate ruling. Chris and Field also discuss how New England is going to approach this year's draft, as well as how the Pats stack up against the rest of the AFC East at this point of the offseason.

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Looking at the Mean Tweet…

Looking at the Mean Tweets PSA 4-27-16

The guys look at the reaction to the Mean Tweets PSA.

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