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About Michael Felger
Felger is a 1992 graduate of Boston University. He began working at the Boston Herald in 1989, covering the Patriots as a beat writer and columnist starting in 1999. Felger also worked for WBZ-TV as an analyst for Patriots pre-game and post-game programming as well as a panelist on Sports Final. He was a Big Show co-host from 2000-2005 before spending nearly three years hosting his own local radio program. He can currently be seen nightly on the television home of the Boston Celtics, Comcast Sports Net. He lives in Boston with his wife, Sara Underwood, and their daughter, Emma, 4.
 
COLUMNS
Michael Felger
12/28/2008 - 10:00am
The look on Eric Mangini's face said it all.
Michael Felger
12/26/2008 - 11:18am
I remember very well that afternoon at the Meadowlands in September of 2007, when Jets quarterback Chad Pennington came hobbling off the field after Jarvis Green rolled up his ankle on a third quarter sack against the Patriots.
Michael Felger
12/23/2008 - 10:18am
As if my life as a Packers part-owner wasn’t miserable enough watching Brett Favre every Sunday through his final half-dozen years in Green Bay (the first 10 were pretty good), now I’ve got to suffer through at least one more crucial situation with the rest of Patriots Nation on Sunday.
Michael Felger
12/22/2008 - 12:18pm
The Patriots have taken care of business so well and made so many marginal teams look so awful this season that you can’t help but wonder: Why they couldn’t have saved some of those plays for the good teams?
Michael Felger
12/17/2008 - 7:10am
As you know by now, I have some topics near and dear to my heart -- and I'm not even referring to MILFs, cougars, Madonna or Randy Moss.
Michael Felger
12/15/2008 - 7:10am
The conventional wisdom for the Patriots going into Sunday’s game in Oakland was that all they had to do was give the Raiders a reason to pack it in early and they would do it. As it turns out, the Pats didn't even need to give them a reason.
Michael Felger
12/14/2008 - 11:18am
Agonizing. That's the only way to describe yesterday if you're a Patriots fan. We're not talking about the actual game out in Oakland, of course. That was a breeze of epic proportions.
Michael Felger
12/10/2008 - 11:18am
Yes, I would take Deion Branch over Randy Moss. That’s no joke and not something I say just to rile you up. I’ve been saying it for over a year. And in this mailbag, I’ll prove to you why I’m right.
Michael Felger
12/08/2008 - 12:18pm
The recently retired and Patriots Hall of Fame-enshrined Troy Brown carried the moniker of “Mr. Patriot.” It's a lifetime title.
Michael Felger
12/08/2008 - 10:18am
We’ll talk about the level of competition some other time. The Seattle Seahawks get paid. The NFL logo is stitched onto their jerseys. The game counted.
Michael Felger
12/03/2008 - 10:18am
Call me a d-bag, jerk-weed, contrarian, but I’ve never really bought into the old Bill Parcells’ adage that all you need to do is "make the tournament."
Michael Felger
12/01/2008 - 10:18am
Here's something that’s been lost in the wash of the Patriots' brutal second half Sunday night at Gillette Stadium. The Steelers did not come ready to play this game.
Michael Felger
11/30/2008 - 10:18am
FOXBORO -- The opportunity was there for the Patriots Sunday night. The opportunity to not just jump back into a tie for first place in the AFC East and strengthen their postseason position, but, perhaps more importantly, establish themselves as a team that deserves to be taken seriously.   As it turns out, they probably don't.  
Michael Felger
11/27/2008 - 12:18pm
Let this be a warning: There's a lot of pure Wisconsin cheese in the bag this week, where we get to re-live the childhood of little Mikey Felger and find out who he roots for and why. Get your barf bags ready.   
Michael Felger
11/24/2008 - 10:18am
Say this for the 2008 Patriots: They’ve given us some really compelling football.
Michael Felger
11/23/2008 - 10:18am
We thought we wouldn’t see it again until next September. But it turns out we don’t need to wait until the 2009 season for the return of the most dangerous weapon in the NFL.
Michael Felger
11/20/2008 - 10:18am
My name is Michael and I have a problem…. I can’t stop criticizing Randy Moss. Let this mailbag serve as the first step in my recovery.
Michael Felger
11/16/2008 - 10:18am
A positive storyline is emerging amid the injury-induced rubble of this 2008 Patriots season.     We're getting to see a glimpse of the future.    
Michael Felger
11/14/2008 - 2:15am
Things that make me want to puke and things that give me a pleasant tingle down my leg (yes there are some) after the Patriots’ ridiculous, 34-31 overtime loss to the Jets at Gillette Stadium Thursday night: Puke: The Patriots pass defense.
Michael Felger
11/12/2008 - 10:18am
What a weird bag, folks. I don’t know what’s going on, whether it’s the dog days of the football season, a post-election freak out or just that time of the month, but we’re all over the place this week.
Michael Felger
11/10/2008 - 2:15am
The worst bit of Patriots news since you-know-who got hurt eight minutes into the season came down Sunday night. Yes, the Adalius Thomas arm injury is an absolute killer.
Michael Felger
11/09/2008 - 2:15am
FOXBORO – How far can the Patriots go the rest of the way? I think it comes down to two essential factors: 1. Can they continue to cover up for a shaky secondary? 2. Can the offense start scoring from the red zone?    
Michael Felger
11/06/2008 - 10:18am
I guess there are no moral victories in Patriot Land. You guys were out for blood after a frustrating loss in Indianapolis, and just because I wouldn't cut up the carcass you've now turned on me. Savages. You get your say this week while I meekly try to defend myself.
Michael Felger
11/03/2008 - 1:18pm
I think we’ve all got mixed emotions after this one. The Patriots really played well on many levels Sunday in Indianapolis, yet they also made a series of pull-your-hair-out mistakes that cost them the victory. I don’t consider the result so much a bad loss as a missed opportunity.
Michael Felger
11/03/2008 - 10:18am
Good night for the Patriots. Bad night for Bill Belichick.


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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.

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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!

WEEI Celtics Podcast - Game 4 Recap/Game 5 Preview with ESPN's Chris Forsberg - 4/25/16

The boys recap Marcus Smart and Paul Millsap's incredible battle in the Celtics' Game 4 win over the Atlanta Hawks with ESPN's Chris Forsberg. Jared Weiss and Sam Packard discussed Jared Sullinger's struggles and the reemergence of Machine Bun Kelly. They discuss inside media stuff like when to applaud for honorees and Chris' devotion to southern unsweetened tea. Of course they answered your #WEEICeltics Tweet Bag questions too.

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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.

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Joe and Tim talk with Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello, after he pitched 7 shutout innings against the Yankees Saturday night.

Bradfo Show: Brian Butterfield talks Hanley, Pablo, Patriots draft picks, message for Roger Goodell

Red Sox third base/infield coach Brian Butterfield joined Rob Bradford to get his take on Hanley Ramirez, Travis Shaw and Pablo Sandoval. Butterfield, an avid Patriots fan, also predicts who the Pats might take in the second round, while giving a very pointed message to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

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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.

Headlines - Transgender f…

Headlines - Transgender flag flies at City Hall, 5-3-16

Mayor Marty Walsh is promoting equal rights for transgenders at City Hall. A woman was struck and killed by a Duck Boat. Bernie Sanders wants free tuition for all public colleges.

19 year old football player facing 69 counts of indecent exposure, 5-3-16

A 19 year old football player, in Mesa, Arizona, is facing 69 counts of indecent exposure, for showing his genitalia in his team photo with the football team.

The worst contracts in MLB history, 5-3-16

Piggy-backing on the news of Pablo Sandoval's surgery, the guys take a look at some of the all-time worst contracts in MLB history.

Sox fans think the guys s…

Sox fans think the guys should leave Hanley alone! 5-3-16

Hanley Ramirez hasn't been hitting and Red Sox fans are just fine with it.

Pablo Sandoval could miss the whole year due to shoulder surgery 5-3-16

Pablo Sandoval is scheduled for shoulder surgery. What does this mean for his season and his future with the Red Sox?

Why has David Price been struggling? 5-3-16

The guys start the show discussing David Price's not great start to the year.

Complete Patriots draft b…

Complete Patriots draft breakdown with ESPN's Mike Reiss

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

Discussing why the Patriots took a quarterback in this draft

Dale, Michael and Jerry discuss the Patriots selection of Jacoby Brissett and what that means for Tom Brady and his suspension, and more importantly Jimmy Garropolo.

Dale and Holley's Final Drive 05-02-16

We close out the show with the best soundbites of the day and weekend.

Planet Mikey Podcast - Ho…

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

Planet Mikey Podcast - Hour 3, 4-21-16

Mikey, Christian Arcand, and Chris Villani talk about the Sox horrific loss today, and MJ takes over the text line

Planet Mikey Podcast - Hour 2, 4-21-16

Mikey, Christian Arcand, and Chris Villani talk about the Sox horrific loss today, plus they’re joined by Cassie, the Textress

Butch & Tomase Podcast ta…

Butch & Tomase Podcast talking #Celtics with NBA analyst Kevin O'Connor

SB Nation's Kevin O'Connor joins Butch Stearns and John Tomase to talk all things Celtics' offseason, including the upcoming draft

Game 6 and Hawks Series Breakdown plus offseason preview with Kevin O'Connor of CelticsBlog - 4/29/16

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.

Bradfo Show: Brian Butterfield talks Hanley, Pablo, Patriots draft picks, message for Roger Goodell

Red Sox third base/infield coach Brian Butterfield joined Rob Bradford to get his take on Hanley Ramirez, Travis Shaw and Pablo Sandoval. Butterfield, an avid Patriots fan, also predicts who the Pats might take in the second round, while giving a very pointed message to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Sausage announces his retirement and Paul interviews for the job, 4-22-16

Sausage tells the guys that he's moving onto greener (read: more lucrative) pastures. His potential replacement, Paul, is interviewed for the job.

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