Jackie MacMullan, ESPN Boston, previewed the Celtics upcoming season. The open the season tomorrow night with seemingly ZERO inside presence. Jackie and Lou also spoke at length about Jackie's column on Friday about former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's battle with cancer. Jackie turned into the interviewer and posed a few hard questions to Lou.

[0:00:06] ... joins us on Tuesdays and Jack we differ on talk about your Curt Schilling piece which is very good but I want to start off by. Having you maybe follow up in the conversation we were ...
[0:02:17] ... him a bass what would you had a phenomenal article. About a Curt Schilling. That was and espn.com. And the things that he went through very it is it's remarkable and I'm trying to. When you're ...
[0:04:09] ... son Andy's in that scary because. You look at any I gather Curt Schilling Tony Gwynn and you go through it and it is not. Easy you know and it's it's it's a challenge. I know I don't exactly saying he's absolutely right none of that is made up that is not just curt Schilling's case this is an issue for most people that that are addicted to this. So let me ask you like him a ...
[0:05:05] ... Doug Ramona Dixon take tobacco out. Indeed it all these players like Curt Schilling who do shows up on dates as you can't do anymore disappearance we will not that easy guys. I can't just thank ...






Here are the highlights from Tuesday’€™s Three for All on Middays with MFB with Lou Merloni, Christian Fauria and Tim Benz. To hear the segment, go to the MFB audio on demand page.

— Fauria was doing the show from New York City and decided to go visit a psychic Monday night. It didn’t go as well as he wanted.

“I go to the psychic’s little office, which is basically her house and there is just a curtain divider and someone is cooking dinner in the back,” Fauria said. “There is a kid yelling in this one room, ‘I want my teddy bear.’ You know, it was crazy. I roll up in there and she’s like go and sit down and of course I whip out my [microphone]. She freaks out. She freaks out. It’s a big [microphone] too. … The funny thing was like I’m going to use this for the radio and try and have some fun and of course she wanted nothing to do with it.”

He said it may have been because he was using his “Chicago, Lou [Merloni]” voice.

“It’s cool like on the phone, but when you do it in person don’t you think you look a little funny and probably not very trustworthy?” Merloni asked.

— Merloni brought up how the Bruins on Monday went to Children’s Hospital dressed as characters from the Disney movie ‘Frozen.’

The hosts then got talking about Halloween Friday night.

“Now Tim, will you be handing out candy at your one-bedroom studio apartment?” Fauria asked.

“No, because what is going to happen is we are going to go to the main door, which is upstairs and I am safely tucked away in the back,” Benz replied. “We don’t see a lot of kids having the inspiration to go out back and see if there is a door to downstairs. So, I think I am good and I don’t have to give out candy.”

— Actor Taylor Kitsch from the show ‘Friday Night Lights’ has been added to the cast of ‘True Detective.’

“I was going to ask because I don’t watch Friday Night Lights, if this was a good addition to the cast or not and I guess you guys aren’t familiar with Friday Night Light either, you don’t watch that show?” Benz asked.

“No, not the show. I’ve seen the movie,” Merloni replied.

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Rodney Harrison, NBC Sports, spoke about how dangerous a healthy Rob Gronkowki is, and how stupid defensive coordinators are, when they continue to try and cover his with ONE guy. Rodney agrees with former teammate Tedy Bruschi, in that he does NOT think Vincent Jackson is a necessary addition.
After a bizarre press conference yesterday, John Idzik was taken to the woodshed by WFAN's Mike Francesa.
NFL Network's, Ian Rapaport, said the Patriots are one of a few teams inquiring about Tampa Bay WR Vincent Jackson. Former Patriot Tedy Bruschi doesn't think it's a great fit. The show takes a look at Bruschi's comments and some of the salary cap ramifications that such a move would make.
The Broncos are clearly the class of the AFC. At 6-2, the Pats record would indicate they they're a close second. But the Colts have more wins against +.500 teams. The Pats have wins against Oakland, Buffalo, the Jets, and Minnesota.

[0:00:45] ... true I just kind of overreacting to what I saw against the Chicago Bears the patriots. And I thought about it. Brocail with some numbers compared contrasted patriots against the colts Steelers. Angles ravens or any ...
[0:04:05] ... right the often the line could figure out the Washington Redskins bullets. Tony Romo it's hard but he comes back he fumbled the ball almost throws a pick the and the game which is what you expect from Tony Romo and also makes it well. You know after winning seven straight games. You know and an avid to markets North Korean DeMarco ...
[0:07:04] ... but that's it. Even in the last rushing to look at that. Tony Romo with a bad back again in Dallas after what we saw last night up back home loss against Colt McCoy. And the ...
[0:08:18] ... okay. Billick pretty good job we did call pretty good game and Tom Brady was spot on. I guess that's the best case scenario that's one of the best games he's played a long period time ...






Sam defended his stance on Tom Brady.

[0:00:14] ... wrote on June 2. That have a lead that goes as follows Tom Brady Peyton Manning Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers the elite quarterback mount Rushmore has been in place for a few years now. But it might be time to wipe. One of those four faces off our mountain of league play but Tom Brady of 2014 no longer belongs on that monument. I don't know whether Sam would agree with me but some of the vagaries Sam writing a column you believed to be true at a particular time can often vary from what is true then purses what is true now you still stand by the fact that Brady is no longer on the mount Rushmore of current NFL quarterbacks. I guess and I think independents. What you mean by current and it's a match in October the for the that's Tom Brady of October is. Prop possibly the best quarterback in the NFL mature than anybody that's played better than in the last 34 weeks. What the Tom Brady at September would totally different guy that was a guy you'd what anywhere near and a cup for an answer questions going to be. What are we gonna get from Tom Brady in November December and maybe canyon. But we knew I mean you knew you watch in the games right you get to ...
[0:09:50] ... an argument where that line has timed it sometimes you're gonna go Peyton Manning yesterday. Superior regular season stats and educating O'Grady he had that. The more clutch games in the playoffs you one more yet ...




The guys discussed the fraudulent image of Ellen.

[0:00:02] ... Brady is no longer in that mount Rushmore group of I Manning Drew Brees and our options everybody can agree well okay Eric and the objectives are gonna agree and so so they found that don't ...
[0:01:00] ... Why why immigrant really because right now I think he's playing better Aaron Rodgers only look at the season is all. The season as a whole in the career and coming career Brady. All season. I'll ...
[0:01:57] ... September. Or in October so the answer is he's playing better than Aaron Rodgers is at the moment. It's very close in the season too by the way articles but I'll I'll give it the season ...
[0:07:44] ... those it's up all this like it's. It reminds me of the Tommy Lee Jones and Dino has that great Tommy Lee Jones story with the San Ara. It's a your efforts to Edwards and she was all smiles for the camera camera went off and Sarah by the document says I talk EU. And just. Leave it Gatti you little green line there. Wanted Tommy Tommy Lee Jones doesn't have a reputation what are Tomlin on its children on the settle Lincoln. You know dignity Lewis was in danger of ...






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

[0:04:02] ... be aid the biggest nightmare ever the big think I'm fifty. The Big Dig worked out so well it's incredible was who was estimated to cost two billion cost fifteen and counting. I mean and there ...
[0:07:35] ... Orchard. Point out to Europe via our little. Cock roach. She that Sam Adams is no longer with as a pure. Alan battle and she's all broke out of concern about that I'll put us what ...
[0:08:16] ... I think he told now that she giggles and chances she gets Tom Cruise or whatever right at dance with there. Is NTQ in what she's been again nursing homes. She's bigger places where they don't ...
[0:12:37] ... guy if he's yet again and he has to. I missed by Henry Fonda. Holding man that's what he thinks. He is right twelve. But that's what he thinks he has he thinks he's can. The ...






The guys opened the show discussing Larry King's latest thoughts on Twitter.

[0:06:18] ... it is skill than that I just couldn't picking talent couldn't it Tom Brady's job that couldn't do. You know doctor Ben's job. Like drew us. Closer to home to realize the value of executives who ...
[0:11:58] ... Always a highlight of his weekly talks. In league missile launches with Joseph Biden. That's true it yet to have any more kinks that mosque this week over any of the Asia and I hope it ...
[0:21:56] ... report came on the year you mentioned. Trade possibilities the patriots acquired Stephen Jackson elements and then after you walk out while prewar census. Don't you think the patriots will make a deal for the Shawn ...
[0:23:36] ... some of that will revisit. Ian Rapoport. And we'll talk about the Vincent Jackson deal and I thought Belichick was somewhat revealing. On this on the obstacles in the way of trade deadline and will something ...