In Week #2 of the Fantasy Football Hour, Jim and Pete discuss the relevant fantasy players on the Patriots, how the Pats looked against Philly and how the fantasy season is shaping up with particular draft strategies.
Troy calls into Sports Sunday to discuss an event he, Tedy Bruschi and BIll Belichick are running Wednesday night in Boston for the Bill Belichick Foundation Scholarship Program. The guys ask him his opinions on what the Pats will look like this season, their improved defense and rule changes in the NFL. He also reminisces and tells some stories about Belichick's personality behind the scenes.
Jim and Pete discuss more about the important fantasy players on the Patriots including Thompkins and Tyms. They also discuss their defense including Revis. Jim and Pete get into how much emphasis we can put on preseason play and if Johnny Manziel will be a solid player. They also get into Pete's article on reverse drafting.
[0:00:01] ... Hackett Pete Davidson chief writer of brutal -- dot com. Talking fantasy footballteam in the first segment we broke down. Now what we saw from the patriot side of the ball. Offensively specifically with the ... [0:01:05] ... is people gonna talk about it's not like real. And reflect like highschool. It reflects the silliness of pre season in general yeah practice reports where you know I'd like there could be writers okay ... [0:06:17] ... devastating injuries but I I was when I was like looking for ChrisPaul to carry the ball. -- was young Henry Jozy. You know and New Jersey guy that we coach and I both -- ... [0:07:38] ... Well it obviously I think Henry -- becomes the games ago and. DarrenSproles moves are Oracle's well yes we've got time here but I wanna -- that. For the next segment which is a guy like got ChrisPaul we just mentioned. People -- an article this week it's it's an annual article called drafting in reverse and basically teaches you to look at the draft from the bottom up -- seek the highest value targets there. ChrisPaul is one of those in the first segment called the undrafted and getting the -- images to deceive Jozy. Might push him ...
Jim and Pete kick off the second week of the Fantasy Football hour looking at what the Patriots did on offense against Philadelphia on Friday night. The Pats have some interesting possibilities for impact players in fantasy football this season.
[0:00:00] ... All right everybody welcome to the fantasyfootball hour on Jim Hackett and I'm joined by our fantasyfootball expert. Pete Davidson the chief Tennessee football writer for -- bond -- on our broadcast and is brought to you by our friends at draft -- they're the leading provider. A daily Tennessee sports a draft can knock on. And by Clark ChryslerJeep Dodge Ram in the the when nobody beats Clark -- -- Now nobody nobody does. All right I want a job I ... [0:09:07] ... in the depth chart I've got. Up a camp battle with with JamesWhite the young rookie and Brandon Bolden -- and that's rice the maybe one roster spot coming maybe Belichick's up to something maybe keeps both I don't know France and then I see Roy finch who I think. Might find -- home because he's showing some value in special teams Jonas gray. Gonna put Tyler Gaffney aside is on IRL and let's not forget you know. The though James Devlin is really an H back and he's playing tight end as well he's a running back is a fullbacks so that's a roster spot that. And that's why I think maybe it could be a mix between JamesWhite embolden I don't know -- gonna go. Yeah I mean look there's no -- these guys make the team calm and guys ... [0:10:22] ... -- not drafting -- from the doing something right in terms of playerpersonnel. Because they're not big freeagent spenders I mean you know put put may be. Revis decide in and a couple others but. ...
David Ortiz hit his 400th homer in a Red Sox uniform last night which brings the guys to a discussion on Papi’s career and how much longer he’ll be able to play at high level in Boston. Some callers say extend him again, but Butch and Buck aren’t so sure about that. Also, what will be his final legacy – is he going to Cooperstown?