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Hour 1 - It seems like Groundhog's Day for Fitzy and Hart as they break down another bad loss by the Patriots this time to the Giants 10-7. What to make out of the lack of offense and the quarterback switch from the first to the second half. Also, hear from both Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe on the decision to change QBs and Bill Belichick once again mum on the plan for the rest of the season.
Hour 2 - The guys look from the top down at what seemed like a lack of preparedness following the Patriots' bye week in today's 10-7 loss at the Meadowlands. Also, is there a brain drain of Bill Belichick from the coaches and upper management officials that no longer work with him? And, looking at the past week of college football and finding players to fall in love with that the Pats could draft.
Hour 3 - As the hours continue to pass after another dreadful loss by the Patriots, Mike Kadlick joins to share his insights on why a major overhaul should take place in Foxborough. Then, Christian Fauria keeps reminding everyone how worse it continues to get and why he won't be picking the Pats for any victories the rest of the year. And, was today's loss to the Giants the most embarrassing loss of the season?
Hour 1 - In the first hour of the show, Arcand, Gresch and Kadlick preview the upcoming Patriots game versus Giants. The Patriots should be healthy from the bye-week, but will that be enough? Mac Jones is slated to start the game to the surprise of many fans. Wiggy joins the show at the end of the hour to give his 3 keys of the game.
Hour 2 - In the second hour of the show, Arcand, Kadlick and Gresch are joined by Tom E. Curran to get his take on the upcoming Patriots game. The guys discuss if there will be any real interest in Belichick from other teams after this season. Also in this hour, reverend Arcand's scouting report.
Hour 3 - In the final hour of the show, Gresch and Arcand are joined by Fauria for his take on this upcoming Patriots game against Giants. What should the Patriots be doing with Mac Jones? Gresch and Arcand review last weeks games and discuss the landscape of the league.
Hour 1 - KJ and Jon Lyons discuss who the Patriots could potentially pick in this year's draft. The guys also discuss whether Mac Jones and Bailey Zappe will start tomorrow as Bill Belichick is yet to name a starter.
Hour 1 - No Curtis today so Nick "Fitzy" Stevens chats with Ken about what a possible Patriots rebuild plan could look like. Then, if the Patriots' locker room doesn't even know who is starting at quarterback, how is anyone supposed to know what they are doing? And, what is it with the Orlando Magic that continues to give the Celtics trouble?
Hour 2 - Ken presents Fitzy with the idea of Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh being the next Patriots' head coach. Then, debating if Bill Belichick is still an effective head coach through the struggles of this season. And, would Tom Brady accept an organizational role with the Patriots?
Hour 3 - Fitzy believes the NFL product is subpar this season to which Ken spins as a good year for the Patriots to tank. Are either of them right? Plus, Ken firmly believes he knows which pick the Pats will have in 2024?
Hour 1 - On a special Black Friday show, Fitzy and Hart share how they celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday yesterday. Then, with Devin McCourty predicting Will Grier as the starting QB for the Pats, is that really the best (or only) option New England has? And, the accuracy of Tom Brady's statement regarding mediocrity in the NFL.
Hour 2 - The Patriots head to the Meadowlands to play the Giants where odds have the Pats favored over New York. Should that really be the case or can New England get the victory in New Jersey on Sunday? Plus, a preview of the Sunday slate of NFL Week 12. And, hear from Bill Belichick who still will not name a starting quarterback for this Sunday.
HOUR 1 The Jon Lyons Show with Jackson - Happy Thanksgiving!! The Celtics are the best team in the league and show no signs of stopping Tom Brady says the NFL is mediocre - Jon says if there were guaranteed contracts and an extra bye, the quality of play would be better
Hour 3 - Mark Dondero and Mike Kadlick share some of their favorite Thanksgiving game memories. The guys also discuss how to approach a High School Thanksgiving game when a team is also in the Super Bowl. The callers weigh in as the guys prepare for the end of the Belichick/Jones era in New England.
Hour 2 - Mark Dondero and Mike Kadlick discuss some of the concerns that lie with top quarterback prospect Caleb Williams. The guys also discuss the NFL's overall quarterback problem and the Chiefs running the AFC.
Hour 1 - Mark Dondero and Mike Kadlick explain why Robert Kraft could be one of the biggest threats to the Patriots future. The guys take a look ahead at next week's game against the Giants and explain why fans should want the Pats to lose. Lastly, the guys discuss whether Bill Belichick can be trusted with the next quarterback of the Patriots.
Hour 1- To start the show, Travis gets right to the points and explains why it's time for the Patriots to make significant changes. Plus, Travis explains why he is a little hesitant about Jerod Mayo sliding in as the heir to Bill Belichick. Travis takes a look at some reasonable landing spots for Belichick if the Patriots move on this offseason, and a look at some of the names that could replace him?
Hour 2- The “How to fix the Patriots” conversation rolls on in hour two as Travis explains why the Patriots need to move on from Bill Belichick and takes your calls. Plus, Former big leaguer and co-host of Beadle and Decker, Cody Decker joins the show to how to fix the Patriots, Craig Breslow's biggest responsibilities this offseason, the latest with Shohei Ohtani, and more! Also, Travis takes a look at the action around the AFC East for tomorrow's NFL slate.
Hour 3- Do the Patriots need a complete reset, and if they, where should it start? Travis Thomas takes a look. Plus, is Jerod Mayo the right man to succeed Bill Belichick, and what should the Patriots be looking for in their new head coach? Travis runs through his Midseason Awards and gives his predictions moving forward for the NFL Season. Some closing thoughts on the Celtics and Bruins.
Hour 1 - The guys look at the past week of turmoil from the Patriots and if a decision has been made from ownership about the future of Mac Jones. Then, the guys outline the best case scenario for the Pats to end the season including Jon's scenario that finds their franchise quarterback AND getting a high draft pick.
Hour 2- With the Patriots on the bye this week, KJ Carson and Jon Lyons give their general assessment of the 2023-24 Patriots and discuss why things have gone so South. Plus, Keith Smith of Spotrac and the Front Office Show to discuss the Celtics and the current makeup of their bench. Also, the guys take a trip into a Patriots centric Lyons Den.
Hour 3- The first trade of the Craig Breslow trade is in the books as the Red Sox traded Luis Urias (Chaim Bloom's lone trade deadline addition last season) in exchange for pitcher Isaiah Campbell from Seattle. KJ and Lyons discuss Breslow's approach and what should be Breslow's top priority. Where does Chris Sale fit into the equitation? Plus, what's next for Mac Jones and the Patriots' at quarterback? Finally, KJ gives out his annual 2023 Jive Turkey Awards.
Hour 1 - Andy Hart is in for the boss man as he and Curtis talk about where things started and have gone wrong for Bill Belichick in the Patriots' downfall. Then, Bill Burr goes to the defense of Belichick, but does the comedian make sense in how he is defending the legendary coach?
Hour 2 - Curtis and Andy Hart look at the pros and cons of keeping Bill Belichick around in Foxborough and Curtis looks at the lack of evolution as one of the reasons for the con. Also, how many people would actually be upset if Bill Belichick's last season as Patriots' head coach was this season?
Hour 3 - Before Curtis explains to Andy his 4-point plan to make the Patriots better following this season, he breaks news regarding the Bruins' Milan Lucic and how it could potentially affect his future in Boston. Alos, in regards to Curtis' plan, how plausible or realistic are some of the moves that could be made?
Scheim, Lanni, and Garvin break down the Celtics taking care of the Raptors and all agree that while they have the league's best record, they are only getting better with their new pieces. Then, the guys go against Bill Burr's recent comments about Bill Belichick and wonder if actually is paying attention to the Patriots' season. And, trying to diagnose what on Earth is going on with Mac Jones.
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Hour 1 - It was ugly, unentertaining, and downright bad from the Patriots as they fall once again this time to the Colts in Germany 10-6. Fitzy and Hart break down just how awful it was for the Pats and wonder if its more likely that Bill Belichick doesn't finish the rest of the season in Foxborough. Speaking of, hear from Belichick and Mac Jones, who was benched for the third time this season and who the guys agree sounds like not just a broken player, but a broken man.
Hour 2 - As the guys sift through the rubble of another dismal Patriots' loss, they agree with Bill Belichick about needing change, but in a different context. Then, what should the Pats do with their bye week to address all of the turmoil and struggles they have gone through? And, Robert Kraft sounded disappointed but optimistic in his pregame comments, but his actions during the game might have changed his opinion.
Hour 3 - As the guys continue to talk about the much-needed overhaul that needs to happen, which area needs the biggest amount of overhaul? Plus, should the Patriots go to the draft for their potentially-new quarterback, there are lots of options New England could choose from. And, Rich Keefe joins Andy to make a point that despite being benched, Mac Jones could still be the team's QB after their bye week.
Hour 4 - Andy finishes a dismal look at the Patriots' loss to Indianapolis in Germany by chatting with Mike Kadlick about if it was really a smart move to bench Mac Jones before the final drive. Then, Christian Fauria chimes in and reminds everyone once again that things will only be getting worse in Foxborough. And, Hart has no hesitation as to who leads the "Thumbs Down" category in his weekly "Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down."
Hour 2 - In the second hour of the NFL Sunday show with Arcand and Gresh, we are joined by Tom E. Curran who previews the Patriots game in Germany this morning. In an interview with Robert Kraft, Kraft mentions that the Patriots 2-7 record is disappointing. Gresh and Arcand react
Hour 1 - After JC Jackson and Jack Jones actions after last week's Patriots' loss, Curtis thinks the narrative has turned Bill Belichick into a sympathetic figure. Then, debating if it makes sense to fire Bill Belichick during the season or if at all. Ken believes Robert Kraft is not ready to make that decision.
Hour 2 - After the Big Ten chose to suspend Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh, does this open the door for Harbaugh to become the new head coach of the Patriots? Then, Curtis continues to take exception with Joe Mazzulla's postgame comments and thinks they go nowhere as long as he's the Celtics' head coach. And, why does Ken believe Caleb Williams' draft stock just went down after last weekend's USC loss?
Hour 3 - The guys wrap up the show by discussing who is the best option to be the next Patriots' head coach and why Curtis would call an in-season firing of Bill Belichick the most shocking moments to happen in Boston sports.
Scheim, Lanni, and Garvin all didn't enjoy Joe Mazzulla's exchange with Gary Washburn earlier in the week, but will tolerate it as long as the Celtics continue their winning ways. Also, not even a game in Germany can spark anything exciting about the Patriots. And, the guys have fears that Robert Kraft will decide to bring back Bill Belichick and Mac Jones next season.
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Hour 1 - Nothing new, but just worse as the Patriots fall to the Commanders at home 20-17. Fitzy and Hart break down what on Earth happened and where the team goes from here. Also, hear from Bill Belichick on why Kayshon Boutte wasn't activated despite praising him on Friday and from Mac Jones on if he's frustrated with his receivers and their multiple drops.
Hour 2 - There is so much blame to go around that some callers don't know who gets the most of it after another game slips away from the Patriots. Then, with reports that JC Jackson and Jack Jones didn't speak to the media and just left, there appears to be some dysfunction circling around in Foxborough. And, Hart makes it clear that Bill Belichick should take sole responsibility of where the team is at since he constructed it.
Hour 3 - The guys continue to look at the issues both on and off the field for the Patriots and wonder if now is the time for a full fledged-overhaul. Also, Andy talks with Christian Fauria and Mike Kadlick who both agree there are some big issues going on in the Patriots' locker room. Hart also gives his 'Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down' list and gives the Player of the Game for someone who has had a long journey to be one of the few effective Patriots on the field.
Hour 1 - Gresh and Arcand are here to get you ready for the Patriots to host the Commanders at Gillette Stadium today at 1pm. Is there any truth to the rumors swirling that Washington could be looking to trade for Bill Belichick?; WEEI's own Mike Kadlick joins the show live from Gillette to let us know how things are looking from the lion's den
Hour 2 - Tom E. Curren of NBC Sport Boston joins the show to preview the upcoming Patriots game against Commanders. Tom believes speeding up Sam Howell is a key component in slowing down Commanders; Reverend Arcand delivers his scouting report to his congregation.
Hour 3 - WEEI's own Christian Fauria joins the show for 15 With Fauria as he breaks down today's Patriots Commanders game and points out what the Pats need to do to win; Gresh and Arcand go over the NFL's Week 9 matchups and also give you two picks and a prop bet
Hour 1- At 2-6, the next couple of weeks will determine the fate of many players and coaches in the Patriots' organization. Under the most heat will be the coach and Quarterback, Bill Belichick and Mac Jones. What does the Patriots' future at Quarterback look like, and what does Belichick's future look like at 71 years old, and what should Pats fans be rooting for? KJ Carson and Jon Lyons discuss. Plus, the guys take a trip into "The Lyons Den."
Hour 2- To kick off the second hour, KJ Carson and Jon Lyons dive into some Celtics talk. The guys discuss some of the encouraging trends early in the season and the state of the bench. Does the Celtics' bench have enough, and who/ when could they look to add? Plus, the guys discuss what to expect in the NBA's new In-Season Tournament. Would you rather, more likely to, either or.
Hour 3- KJ & Lyons discuss new Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Craig Breslow and how his experience with the Cubs can help the Red Sox rebuild their pitching staff; The Patriots season is going to be decided tomorrow, KJ & Lyons talk about what needs to happen for the Patriots to come away with a victory