FOXBORO — Terrell Suggs insists he may hate the “arrogant” Patriots but he has nothing but respect for Tom Brady and Bill Belichick after the Ravens beat the Patriots, 28-13, in the AFC championship Sunday at Gillette.
“All BS aside, all ego and arrogance aside,” Suggs said in referring to the Patriots, “that is one hell of a ball club. You’ve gotta play perfect to beat them. We did damn near just that to win this game. I’m speaking to you with so much humility because it’s a great victory for the city of Baltimore and the Ravens.
“If we went through somebody else, it wouldn’t have been the same. It is a rivalry between us and them, me and ’12′ but even enemies can show respect and they get the most.”
Did he get a chance to seek out Brady afterward?
“I didn’t,” he said. “I...
FOXBORO — A very solemn Wes Welker was again forced to answer difficult questions following another season-ending loss in the playoffs.
Last year, it was a third-down drop in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVI that would’ve extended a series and likely allowed the Patriots to run out the clock. They lost to the Giants 21-17.
This year, Welker had a pass right in his hands for a first down in the third quarter as the Patriots were leading 13-7 and driving for a score that could have made it a two-possession game. Instead on third-and-8 at the Baltimore 34, Welker dropped the ball and the Patriots had to punt.
Baltimore drove the field and took the lead for good when Joe Flacco hit Dennis Pitta from five yards out.
Just before the drop, Welker was drilled by Bernard Pollard on a reception near midfield. Did it affect him on the...
FOXBORO — The first thing Terrell Suggs did after leaving the Gillette Stadium field and entering the hallways after the Ravens’ 28-13 beating of the Patriots was shout, all the way to the locker room, “Tell them to have fun in the Pro Bowl! Arrogant f**kers.” (For video of the triumphant Suggs skipping back into the Ravens locker room, click here.)
Suggs was overheard taking verbal shots at the Patriots, and was captured by Yahoo! Sports’ Dan Wetzel on his Twitter feed, calling them “the most...
Bernard Pollard managed to add to his already-lengthy history with the Patriots in his Ravens’ 28-13 AFC Championship win over the Patriots, Sunday night in Foxboro.
Pollard was first introduced into Patriots lore when his tackle of Tom Brady in the 2008 season-opener ended the quarterback’s season due to a torn knee ligament.
Then, in ’10, the safety was credited with the tackle when Wes Welker tore up his knee in the final game of that season.
Last year it was a tackle of Rob Gronkowski in the AFC title game, hampering the tight end heading into the Super Bowl with a high ankle sprain.
This time, Pollard left his mark via a fourth-quarter hit of Pats running back Stevan Ridley with 12:55 in the game and hosts trailing by eight. The head-to-head tackle forced a game-changing fumble, while driving Ridley from the game with a head injury.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady offered no excuses for the Patriots’ 28-13 loss to the Ravens, a game that was entirely one-sided in a second-half that featured Baltimore outscoring New England, 21-0.
“We obviously didn’t play very well. You don’t play very well against a good team, it’s not going to be very competitive. It’s unfortunate. We just didn’t make critical plays when we needed to,” said Brady. “Whatever we did, we didn’t execute it well. The name of the game is execution. If you don’t execute well against a good team, you’re not going to come up on the winning end.
“That’s part of the competition,” he later added. “You had the opportunity to win the game. We came up short. There’s frustration. We wish we could have done better. But they’re not going to give it to you. We didn’t earn it. They earned it. They played a good game.”
Brady briefly addressed his...
We had an impromptu visit from Peter King from SI / MMQB to our Fenway Studios and decided to talk some NFL and Patriots with him.
Pete talks with The Senator, Phil Perry about the Patriots trading for Dwayne Allen, ruling out a return to New England for Martellus Bennett. They also talk about the potential future of Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo and some of the big names in NFL free agency
Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.
Dale, Holley and Rich Keefe discuss NBA lottery pick Lonzo Ball with his very outspoken father Lavar Ball. The guys touch on the Celtics, his feud with his sons' high school coach, Lonzo being better than Steph Curry and much more.
Kirk, Gerry, and Alex Reimer discuss whether or not Isaiah Thomas will win a title in Boston.
Gerry, Kirk, and Trenni react to the Celtics loss against the Suns.
Dale, Michael and Rich Keefe catch-up with former Sox GM Theo Epstein who is in town with the World Champion Cubs to take on the Sox this weekend.
We sit down with the manager of the Sox, John Farrell, for our weekly interview.
Rob Bradford is joined by Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Craig Breslow, who is one of the foremost authorities among professional athletes when it comes to understanding how charities work. Not only does Breslow head up his own charity, the Strike 3 Foundation, but also proactively has taken the Boston Globe to task via a letter to the editor after a 2013 article criticizing the allocation of funds for high-profile athlete's charities. Breslow digs into the recent controversy surrounding Tom Brady's affiliation with Best Buddies, explaining why the recent Globe article was misguided.
Gerry and Kirk read some inspiring quotes from Tony Robbins and Curtis is all set to see the man himself in June.
Tony Robbins fans were sent to the hospital after getting injured walking over coals and Pat is a massive fan of Tony Robbins.
Gerry, Kirk and Arcand react to Brady getting into a business relationship with Tony Robbins.
Night 1 of the draft has passed and Jimmy Garoppolo is still here. The general consensus on the Bears was that they screwed up their draft. And Larry Bird is out in Indiana. Is there hope for Ordway's Paul George dream?
The offensive issues for this Red Sox team are becoming more and more obvious. We also react to our interview with Pedro Martinez.
Chris Sale basically took on Tanaka and the Yankees by himself last night. And the Sox hot corner of days past seem to be gone as far as third base goes.
Final two hours of Dale and Holley with Keefe for a Friday.
Dale, Holley and Keefe discuss a variety of topics for the first two hours of Freestyle Friday.
We close out the week with another edition of the madness and LAROY!!!!!!!!!!! takes you into the weekend.
Kirk Minihane, Springsteen super fan, is joined by Garry W. Tallent, founding member of the E Street Band. Kirk and Garry talk about what it's like on tour with Bruce, how the band goes about selecting songs for the tour, Garry's projects away from the band, and Garry's upcoming solo tour that will bring him to the New England area.
Kirk Minihane, future radio hall of famer, sits down with current radio hall of famer Howie Carr. Kirk and Howie talk about Howie's latest book Kennedy Babylon. If you like famous people engaging in sex scandals, hard drug taking, and murder this is the podcast for you. Its a fascinating look at Boston's most famous family and the problems that took the family down.
Kirk Minihane, host and overlord of the morning show, brings Gerry Callahan and producers Chris and Ken into the studio to hear his show proposal. Kirk is thinking about making some changes to the morning show and wants to hear his crew's opinion.
Ben and Alex talk to Charlie Stillitano, the man responsible for the International Champions Cup. He has created tournaments for the biggest teams in the world to be played in the US every summer. This year he will bring Juventus and Roma to play in Foxboro on July 30th.
Ken and Chris have the Good Weekend recap of a Friday Christian Arcand edition of K&C.
It’s Day 1 of the NFL Draft tonight so Jim Hackett & Pete Davidson offer a little pre-draft fodder for you featuring the Top Tight Ends and Top Wide Receivers. It’s Day 1 of the draft so there’s a lot of focus on the Top Tier talent who you could see drafted tonight including analysis on OJ Howard, Evan Engram & David Njoku; all Tight Ends that could be drafted in tonight’s 1st Round – a rarity. The analysis deepens with more focus on the Top 10 Tight Ends including Jake Butt, Bucky Hodges and Jordan Leggett. Then the boys turn to the Top Wide Receivers, including John Ross, Corey Davis, Mike Williams and JuJu Smith-Shuster. We’ll see where these guys land tonight, but you can learn more and have a few laughs right now.
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