Glenn, Lou and Christian talk about the seemingly out-of-nowhere contract extension of Marcus Cannon, a player who was a mess last year.

[0:03:49] ... and things can't be it has been. I mean importance. Of giving Nick Collins is now gone in jail lowest rated do you think I towers the most important but I because he's gonna be the ...
[0:06:36] ... I just maybe talk a little because the maybe not maybe Nikko Daniel Graham. I was on the team anymore Dan Nye you're Graham and I still talk. This is like his last year before free ...
[0:07:16] ... Rick. It's all funny election deal a monster duly groundbreaking deal. With Denver Broncos and I don't overpaid. Easily overpaid. But and despite an popular at the same theater at a doing. What Donte' I listened. We know this guy knows he get more money but we know and he knows in his agent knows we don't he knows OK so I got a bottom up. We gotta we gotta make we've got to ingratiate him a little more than it wasn't enough before and I'll get he would welcome you okay you'll probably don't need player. They're known for him it was a Willie McGinest maybe will be in that line you know and maybe he'll be he'll get a red jackets on days so maybe we ...

Belichick held his weekly press conference with the media to preview the Rams game and spent a good chunk of time gushing over the punter. Glenn, Lou and Christian joke around about Belichick's love for Hekker and preview the Rams.

[0:08:07] ... kept the mayor because nobody else on the job. So here's here's Jeff Fisher's record Saturday that 96 in 1079. You said he had a center right now is born seven you're not just talking looks ...
[0:10:44] ... first round draft pick for him records for our first ever heard AJ Feeley Kellen Clemens briefly in Bradford he says he usually you don't make failure I don't think they are yelling no I don't see why does it really was there I Lambert. Al Kyle Orton. A Chicago that we knock us down Denver event in Denver where he really did enter into this yet. Pretty good for it and Kyle Orton year and that's second half ago several outlook yet it's Kyle Orton. But Shane he that would be a good team to go to if there were interested in I don't got I got ...

The Patriots defense is ranked high in the points allowed category, but is that stat deceiving based on who they've played? Glenn, Lou and Christian caution callers about what the real deal may be for this Patriots defense.
We talk baseball as Rick Porcello wins the Comeback Player of the Year. The guys debate whether he actually deserves it since he was never hurt, he just sucked the year before.
Tom E. Curran of CSNNE joins Glenn, Lou and Christian to talk about whether the Patriots defense is as good as their points-allowed stats show, and to recap Bill Belichick's bizarre love for the Rams punter.
Gerry loves Harry Chapin.
Bart Scott says that Gronk's days are numbered in New England.
Gerry and Kirk need to talk some sports.
Meter, Gerry and Kirk talked about Shaughnessy's HOF ballot and Felger's take on Al Horford.

Finally. #IronChefGauntlet

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Variety — Food Network is heading back to Kitchen Stadium. The cabler plans to reboot its “Iron Chef America” franchise with a fresh incarnation dubbed “Iron Chef Gauntlet.”

The cooking competition will be hosted once again by Food Network regular Alton Brown, who gained fame through his “color commentary” reporting on “Iron Chef.” “Gauntlet” is expected to begin production early next year for a second-quarter premiere. Details of the new format are thin other than it promises to offer some new twists on the cooking-showdown format.

The original “Iron Chef” aired for 12 seasons on Food Network and helped burnish the credentials of such foodie TV stars as Bobby Flay, Masaharu Morimoto, Michael Symon, Marc Forgione, Geoffrey Zakarian and Alex Guarnaschelli. The competition pits one notable chef each season to face a series of challengers in a bid earn or retain the title of “Iron Chef.”

This is excellent news.

This show, in its “Iron Chef America” format, has everything. It has food, incredible drama, sweating chefs, INSTANT REPLAY, an area called Kitchen Stadium, a chairman who does a karate chop and says “In the words of my uncle, ‘allez cuisine!'” to start the competition, and of course, Alton Brown doing running commentary.

Not only does Brown do color commentary during the competitions, he talks to the chefs while they’re cooking under extreme conditions. He asks them questions and sometimes they yell at him to stop bothering them.

It is near-perfect television.

This is why I love “Iron Chef.” Here is the Battle of the Melon:

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Lucy Burdge