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12/21/2009 - 10:57am
Brady on D&C: Weather the criticism

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady made his weekly appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning to talk about Sunday's win over the Bills, the Patriots' first true road victory of the season. "It's pretty embarrassing to not have a road win in the middle of December. That's something that's been bothering I think all of us," Brady said. "It's not like we ever lose confidence. It's just a matter of playing good."

 

Brady addressed the Randy Moss issue, saying that Moss responded well to the barrage of criticism from the previous week. Said Brady: "Sometimes you get criticized more than others, and obviously the guys who are expected to perform the best get the most criticism. You've just got to be able to weather that. That's when it gets tough, and you've got to have enough mental toughness and be centered and grounded enough to overcome that. And he certainly did. We as a team certainly have over periods...

12/21/2009 - 10:03am
Esiason on D&C: Moss 'oversensitive'

CBS Sports NFL analyst Boomer Esiason made his weekly appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Monday morning to talk about the Patriots' win over the Bills and revisit the Randy Moss controversy. "The whole thing surrounding Randy Moss is fascinating to me," Esiason said. "Maybe the performance doesn't add up to being a Hall of Famer, but the effort has to. That's your responsibility as a professional football player. There's a lot of players in this league that have problems, that have issues. I don't know what Randy's are. I don't know what's going on in his head. ... The effort doesn't look like it's there, and everybody can see it. ... There are plays he's taking off and everybody knows it. I don't know why it's the white elephant in the room."

 

Esiason said the Patriots seem to be playing it the right way in coddling Moss, but that Moss is making it hard on everyone, including himself. "Randy doesn't...

12/21/2009 - 8:23am
Mashup: Bowling heads-up

At Monday's Morning Mashup, we'll get you caught up on the news of the day and entertain you with videos of an impressive bowling trick shot, the Celtics fan's halfcourt shot worth $50,000, and the controversial ending to the Butler-Xavier basketball game Saturday. All that plus trivia, Quote of the Day and more.


12/20/2009 - 10:40pm
Sheed won't change game

BOSTON - On Sunday following the Celtics-Timberwolves game, Rasheed Wallace spoke out about his ejection on Friday against the 76ers. Wallace said he will not alter his game to try to prevent being called for technical fouls. In fact, he was not happy with how close referee Bill Kennedy stood near the Celtics bench during timeouts. Wallace was ejected during a timeout in the second quarter.

"If they're standing right near our huddle trying to stick their ear or nose in there, then yeah, they're going to hear some stuff," he said. "That's exactly what it was. When have you ever seen somebody - a ref - standing over there that close to our bench during a timeout? You already know what it is. I ain't tripping."

Wallace later added, "I'll still play my game. I'll still be me. I ain't changing my game for nobody. I ain't changing nothing for nobody."
 


12/20/2009 - 9:32pm
Bounce back: C's take care of Wolves

Paul Pierce had 29 points and seven rebounds while Ray Allen added 20 as the Celtics beat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 122-104, at a snowy TD Garden. Rajon Rondo added 15 assists as the Celtics bounced back from Friday night's loss to Philadelphia and won for the 12th time in 13 tries. Rookie Johnny Flynn led Minnesota with 21 while Al Jefferson returned to Boston and poured in 20 points while hauling in 11 rebounds. The game was officiated by just two officials, one less than normal, because one referee could not get through the weather and into Boston. For more, visit the Green Street blog. 


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