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Full show podcasts in one-hour segments, of Zolak & Bertrand, updated weekdays. Listen to Zo & Beetle live every weekday from 10am-2pm ET on Boston's Home for Sports, 98.5 The Sports Hub.

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    Latest episodes from Zolak & Bertrand

    Red Sox Thoughts // Tuukka Rask Fanboys // Today's Takeaways - 10/21 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 38:55

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by continuing their conversation on the Red Sox dropping Game 5, the fan who caught Rafael Devers' broken bat, and Zo's experience at Fenway Park. (11:23) We take a call on how the Patriots can utilize Jonnu Smith in a better way, before looking back on Zo's Pesky's Pole misunderstanding and Mr. Kennedy offers his thoughts on “Your Love”. (23:12) The guys touch on Tuukka Rask fanboys, Gunner Olszewski's usage, and the odds of Red Sox coming back in the ALCS. (34:37) Today's Takeaways.

    Cedric Maxwell Joins The Show // Red Sox Continue To Be Hot And Cold // Bruce Arena Calls In - 10/21 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 42:59

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand are joined by Celtics broadcaster Cedric Maxwell as he discusses his new book “If These Walls Could Talk: Boston Celtics”, the Celtics loss against the Knicks last night, and early impressions of new Head Coach Ime Udoka. (18:07) The guys react to a gift given to the show by a listener, before taking calls on Ime Udoka and the Red Sox approach on the mound. (27:08) We touch on the Red Sox outlook ahead of Game 6 and Game 7 of the ALCS. (33:18) Bruce Arena, New England Revolution Head Coach and Sporting Director, joins the show to discuss the energy Tom McNamara brings to the team, how competitive the guys are with each other, and how he'll utilize his starting lineup as the season comes to a close.

    Steve Belichick Replacing Bill Belichick? // Patriots Aren't The Patriots Anymore // Deshaun Watson Going To Dolphins? - 10/21 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 36:56

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by reacting to Peter King listing Steve Belichick as a possible successor to his father with the Patriots. (11:53) We discuss Julian Edelman saying the Patriots aren't the Patriots anymore and Bill Belichick giving him permission to criticize his decisions. (21:58) The guys go back and forth on whether Chaim Bloom was upset with Alex Cora after he kept Chris Sale in the game for too long last night. (28:24) We touch on Deshaun Watson potentially being dealt to the Dolphins by the end of the week.

    Astros Take 3-2 Lead Over Red Sox In ALCS // Josh Uche Calls In // Ime Udoka Joins The Show - 10/21 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 43:22

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by reacting to the Astros taking a 3-2 lead in the ALCS after beating the Red Sox 9-1 last night. (11:00) We take calls on the Red Sox dropping Game 5 and the cheating allegations surrounding the Astros. (25:27) Patriots linebacker Josh Uche calls into the show to discuss the team's upcoming matchup against the Jets and whether the Patriots see themselves as a 2-4 team, before touching on last night's Bruins and Celtics games. (32:51) Celtics Head Coach Ime Udoka calls into the show to talk about their tough loss against the Knicks last night and having Brad Stevens in the building, before circling back to the Bruins game last night.

    If Red Sox Don't Hit, They're Dead // Not Opposed To Robot Umps // Today's Takeaways - 10/20 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 34:40

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by looking ahead to Game 5 of the ALCS and what it means for the Red Sox and Astros. (9:52) We take calls on Home Plate Umpire Laz Diaz's terrible performance, robot umpires, and Alex Cora's bullpen management. (20:00) More calls in on Alex Cora's decision to bring in Martin Perez after Nate Eovaldi in the 9th, the positives for the Red Sox from Game 4, and whether Eovaldi should've been pulled earlier in Game 2. (30:59) Today's Takeaways.

    Problem With Mac Jones' Arm? // Chad Pennington Comp For Mac Jones // How Many Wins Does Bill Belichick Have Left? - 10/20 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 40:55

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand continue into the 3rd hour with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB, as they discuss Kendrick Bourne's comments about Mac Jones and Jimmy Garoppolo's arm after it was brought up on Good Morning Football. (10:48) Calls come in on comparing Mac Jones to Chad Pennington, the Chiefs bouncing back, and Drew Bledsoe being similar to Jones. (19:35) The guys dive into how many wins Bill Belichick has left with the Patriots, after starting the season 2-4. (30:20) We take more calls on Belichick potentially losing the locker room, the Giants being a fit for him after this season, and potential fits ahead of the trade deadline.  

    Patriots Coaching Issues // Josh McDaniels Not Questioning Bill Belichick // David Andrews Calls In - 10/20 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 42:38

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB as they touch on the Patriots coaching issues and their loss against the Cowboys. (11:47) We go back and forth on Josh McDaniels not questioning Bill Belichick's decisions and an ugly moment in their relationship before last season. (25:43) The guys start by touching on Chris Gasper and Greg Bedard making up with each other, before Patriots center David Andrews joins the show to discuss the upcoming matchup against the Jets, making adjustments after losing to the Cowboys, and energizing the team in a flat environment.  (38:03) We dive into where the Browns stand with Baker Mayfield's shoulder injury, with him set to miss their Week 7 matchup against the Broncos.

    ALCS Tied At 2-2 // Stop Blaming Laz Diaz // Alex Cora Deserves Some Blame - 10/20 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 40:21

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by reacting to the Astros tying up the ALCS at 2-2 after beating the Red Sox 9-2. (13:01) We continue to dive into the Red Sox loss last night, and call out those blaming the game on Home Plate Umpire Laz Diaz. (24:54) Calls come in on Adam Ottavino's usage and Nate Eovaldi pitching the 9th. (32:40) After last night's bullpen decisions, the guys agree that Alex Cora deserves some blame, before a call comes in on Diaz's strike zone.

    ALCS Game 4 Preview // Zo's Bathroom Struggle // Today's Takeaways - 10/19 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 37:06

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with some winter tires talk, before taking a call on the Patriots blowing it with Antonio Brown and Bill Belichick being fired after the season. (14:01) We preview Game 4 of the ALCS between the Red Sox and Astros, before touching on the Washing Football Team mishandling Sean Taylor's jersey retirement ceremony. (24:45) Zo tells a story of him struggling in the bathroom and Beetle raises a question about RFK Stadium. (34:19) Today's Takeaways.

    Head Coaches Surviving Great QBs Leaving // Bills 4th Down Decision On MNF // Josh McDaniels Isn't Arguing - 10/19 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 40:41

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with calls on the Patriots coaching staff, adjustments with the offense and Mac Jones, and whether it's time for Robert Kraft to clear house within the organization. (12:07) The guys touch on J.D. Martinez's bat during the playoffs, before diving into a conversation about head coaches who've survived the transition from a great QB. (23:38) We continue our conversation about head coaches that have survived great QBs leaving and then touch on the Bills decision last night to go for it on 4th down at the end of the game (33:25) The crew reacts to Josh McDaniels' comments about not challenging Bill Belichick's decision making.

    Kendrick Bourne Calls In // Bill Belichick's Worst Coaching Season? // Mac Jones' Arm Talent - 10/19 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 41:19

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with Patriots wide receiver Kendrick Bourne joining the show, as they discuss the Patriots loss to the Cowboys, his transition from the 49ers to the Patriots, and the difference between Mac Jones and Jimmy Garoppolo. (14:30) We go back and forth on whether Bill Belichick is in the midst of his worst coaching season in his career. (24:42) The guys dive into Mac Jones' Week 6 grade from Pro Football Focus and how it pokes a hole through Chris Gasper's take on the rookie QB. (31:59) We talk about whether Mac Jones' arm will be able to withstand the cold and the current Patriots being compared to teams of the 70s.

    Red Sox Take 2-1 Lead In ALCS // Eduardo Rodriguez And Alex Cora Exchange // Alex Verdugo's Key Walk - 10/19 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 40:47

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by reacting to the Red Sox taking a 2-1 lead over the Astros in the ALCS. (10:41) We go back and forth on the exchange between Eduardo Rodriguez and Alex Cora, after Rodriguez taunted Carlos Correa walking off the mound. (24:49) The guys discuss Tyler taking his girlfriend to see Harry Styles at Mohegan Sun, as calls come in on the Red Sox taking Game 3 over the Astros. (32:41) We touch on the Alex Verdugo walk that set the tone for the Red Sox offensive explosion and the FS1 post-game show that followed the game.

    Start Hoping For Consistency With Patriots // Chase Winovich Calls In // Today's Takeaways - 10/18 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 35:10

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by discussing Tom E. Curran's takeaways from the Patriots loss to the Cowboys. (10:47) Patriots DE Chase Winovich calls into the show to discuss his hamstring injury, the defense struggling to pressure Dak Prescott, and the team's current record. (23:10) The guys decipher whether Bill Belichick is failing more as a general manager or head coach after a caller sparks the conversation. (32:08) Today's Takeaways.

    Patriots Aren't As Good As They Think // Red Sox Return To Fenway Tied 1-1 // Sounds Of Sunday - 10/18 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 43:47

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by diving into the Patriots coaching shortcomings against the Cowboys. (14:06) We touch on the ALCS returning to Fenway Park with the Red Sox and Astros tied at 1-1. (24:10) Calls come in on the talent difference between the Patriots and Cowboys and a key penalty in the game. (29:37) We react to the top highlights and soundbites from the sixth Sunday in the NFL with this edition of “Sounds of Sunday”.

    Patriots 4th Down Philosophy // N'Keal Harry Is Lost // Read & React - 10/18 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 43:03

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by discussing the Patriots philosophy on 4th down, the loss of Ernie Adams, and the outlook of this team heading into Week 7. (14:06) We touch on N'Keal Harry being lost on the field and the Patriots continuing to run the wildcat in the red zone. (22:52) The guys touch on the top storylines in the NFL with this edition of “Read & React”. (36:24) We dive into Mac Jones having more opportunity to push the ball down the field, after a caller sparks the conversation.

    Patriots Lose Heartbreaker To Cowboys // Patriots Coached Like Cowards // X's And Zo's - 10/18 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 41:29

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by reacting to the Patriots heartbreaking loss against the Cowboys. (11:49) We dive into the Patriots coaching staff acting like cowards at multiple points in the game last night, as callers offer up their thoughts on the loss. (24:23) Zo tells you what he noticed last night that the untrained eye may have missed with “X's and Zo's”. (34:19) We go back and forth on whether it's time to retire The Outfield's “Your Love” after it jinxed the Patriots last night.

    RJ Bell Calls In // Smart To Start Chris Sale Game 1 // Fake Promo Friday - 10/15 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 40:26

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand are joined by RJ Bell of Pregame.com and Fox Sports Radio to start the 4th hour, as he gives us his favorite picks for the weekend and reviews The Football Card. (14:01) Calls come in on Cowboys-Patriots on Sunday, the controversial ending to the Dodgers-Giants series, and how Zach Ertz fits with the Cardinals. (24:45) The guys continue to take calls on the Charlie McAvoy extension and Chris Sale starting Game 1 of the ALCS. (34:19) Fake Promo Friday.

    Phil Perry Joins The Show // J.C. Jackson's Future // Patriots Aren't Good Anymore? - 10/15 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 40:08

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand, with Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston joining us for the hour, preview Cowboys-Patriots on Sunday. (10:49) We analyze Perry's column about the Patriots focusing on what's working for them and bailing on what's not. (21:54) The guys touch on Robert Kraft lending the Patriots team plane to the University of Rhode Island football team, before diving into J.C. Jackson's future. (31:01) We go back and forth on whether Tom E. Curran is right when he says the Patriots just aren't good anymore.

    Breakout Game For Mac Jones? // Read & React // Brett Favre Legal Trouble - 10/15 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 40:21

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand, with Hardy filling in for Beetle and Tim McKone along for the show, start the second hour by discussing whether Sunday could be a breakout game for Mac Jones. (8:41) Calls come in on Cowboys-Patriots, Cam Newton being a better fit than Mac Jones, and whether Sunday could be a breakout day for Jones. (22:49) The guys touch on the top storylines in the NFL with this edition of “Read & React”. (35:08) We react to Brett Favre getting into some legal trouble over “illegally spent welfare funds.”

    Charlie McAvoy Extension, Bruins Goalie Situation // Chris Sale Starts Game 1 // The Football Card - 10/15 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 43:13

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand, with Hardy filling in for Beetle and Tim McKone along for the ride, start the show by reacting to Charlie McAvoy's contract extension and the comments made by Bruce Cassidy about the Bruins goalie situation. (12:55) We continue our conversation on McAvoy being extended, before jumping into Chris Sale starting Game 1 of the ALCS for the Red Sox. (26:11) Calls come in on Sale starting Game 1 of the ALCS, Rask's injury, and Patriots wide receivers blocking down the field. (36:37) Week 6 out of the NFL season is here, so we gave our picks for the weekend with The Football Card.

    Caring About The Red Sox // Derek Forbort Calls In // Marcus Smart Suspended, Lance McCullers Jr. Missing ALCS - 10/14 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 37:19

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by discussing why it's okay to care about the Red Sox now, despite not watching during the regular season. (18:27) The conversation continues on pink hats and bandwagon fans, before calls come in on the Patriots playcalling and Cowboys-Patriots on Sunday. (21:00) Bruins defenseman Derek Forbort calls into the show to discuss the start of the season, a team trip to the Yankees-Red Sox Wild Card game that he missed, and what he's spent with his new contract money. (33:01) We react to the breaking news of Marcus Smart being suspended and Lance McCullers Jr. missing the ALCS with an arm injury.

    Wedding Talk // Bruce Arena Joins The Show // Red Sox Pink Hats - 10/14 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 37:44

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with some wedding talk as Beetle plans to attend his brother's wedding tomorrow. (10:12) The guys circle back to Cowboys-Patriots, as they touch on comments made by Mike McCarthy and take calls on the show's intro song. (18:59) Bruce Arena, New England Revolution Head Coach and Sporting Director, joins the show to discuss the team returning after a 17-day break, inspiring his team after clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference, and Matt Turner's ascension. (29:08) We discuss why it's okay to be a pink hat when it comes to the Red Sox right now.

    Red Sox Playoff Theme Song // Bruins Thoughts // Ridiculous Goal Against Seattle Kraken - 10/14 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 45:34

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by discussing the theme song of the Red Sox playoff run and some of their expectations for the series. (12:45) Calls come in on Cowboys-Patriots, the Red Sox theme song this postseason, and concerns with the Patriots defense and offensive line. (23:19) We touch on the recent rumors about the Bruins and Charlie McAvoy building towards an extension, and the door being left open for Tuukka Rask and David Krejci. (34:32) The guys go back and forth on the Seattle Kraken making their regular season debut and a ridiculous goal that went against them in the opener.

    Zo Isn't Backing Down // Josh Uche Calls In // Steve Belichick Responds To Memes - 10/14 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 43:08

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by revisiting Zo's take about the Patriots beating the Cowboys on Sunday. (14:37) Patriots linebacker Josh Uche joins the show, as he discusses facing the Cowboys on Sunday, wearing Willie McGinest's numbers, and who would win in a fight between Robert Kraft and Jerry Jones. (22:23) The guys take calls on Cowboys-Patriots and the Patriots' new offensive weapons failing to perform. (32:48) We react to Steve Belichick's response to becoming a meme.

    Red Sox-Astros Will Meet In ALCS // NHL Returns To ESPN // Today's Takeaways - 10/13 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 34:54

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by reacting to the Astros meeting the Red Sox in the ALCS. (7:34) We touch on the NHL returning to ESPN with Penguins-Lightning last night. (18:27) The guys touch on Chris Wager being waived by the Bruins before diving into some baby talk. (28:00) Today's Takeaways.

    Patriots Lack Impact Homegrown Players // Stop Comparing Mac Jones And Tom Brady // Bill Belichick On Cowboys - 10/13 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 43:40


    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by diving into the lack of impactful homegrown players on the Patriots, after a caller sparks the conversation. (10:11) We continue to take calls on Mac Jones being compared to Tom Brady and Cowboys-Patriots on Sunday. (21:58) The guys react to Bill Belichick's comments about the Cowboys personnel ahead of Sunday. (32:22) We touch on the Patriots remaining schedule and the outlook of the team for the rest of the season.


    Albert Breer Joins The Show // David Andrews Calls In // Deshaun Watson For Mac Jones? - 10/13 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 42:15

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB joining the show to discuss the drama surrounding Jon Gruden's resignation from the Raiders. (12:45) We continue our conversation about Gruden resigning and what this means for the rest of the NFL. (24:10) Patriots center Dave Andrews calls in to discuss their win over the Texans on Sunday, Mac Jones' toughness, and advice for Jarrett Stidham after becoming a new dad. (30:22) We go back and forth on Chris Gasper's comments about a potential Mac Jones for Deshaun Watson deal, and whether Bill Belichick has discussed it internally.

    Zo Thinks Patriots Will Beat Cowboys // Something Has To Change On Defense // Darrelle Rivas Rips Patriots - 10/13 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 41:19

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by discussing Cowboys-Patriots on Sunday and whether the Patriots have a chance to pull off the upset. (11:21) We dive into what needs to change with the Patriots defense to get their season back on the rails. (22:35) The guys go back and forth on whether Tom E. Curran was right when he said the Patriots just aren't good anymore. (31:35) We react to Darrelle Revis' comments about his time with the Patriots, as calls come in on their matchup against the Cowboys on Sunday.

    Red Sox Viewership Numbers // White Sox Accuse Astros Of Cheating // Today's Takeaways - 10/12 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 37:49

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with calls on the Red Sox advancing to the ALDS, the buzz surrounding the team, and Christian Arroyo making an impact. (9:22) The guys breakdown the latest viewership numbers released for the Red Sox season. (20:19) We dive into the drama surrounding the White Sox and Astros with new cheating allegations coming to the surface. (32:07) Today's Takeaways.

    Who Else Was Part Of Jon Gruden's Emails? // Rays Ruining Starting Pitching? // Fenway Crowd Was Young - 10/12 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 41:09

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by discussing who else was part of Jon Gruden's emails and starting pitchers not going deep into games anymore. (10:11) Calls come in on whether the Rays ruined starting pitching, before Beetle gives an update on his tooth being fixed. (21:58) We go back and forth on how young the Fenway Park crowd was against the Rays, as callers offer up their thoughts. (32:22) More calls come in on the Red Sox advancing, the crowd at Fenway, and young people watching baseball.

    Best Opponent For ALCS // Midday Market Progress // Hype Around The Red Sox - 10/12 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 37:00

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by discussing which opponent you want the Red Sox to face in the ALDS (8:45) We continue our conversation about the best matchup in the ALDS, as calls come in on last night's Red Sox win and Jon Gruden resigning. (20:36) The guys touch on the progress of the Midday Market, before a caller sparks a conversation on bat flips. (28:28) We discuss the hype surrounding the Red Sox right now, as the Patriots continue to struggle and be hard to watch.

    Red Sox Advance To ALCS // Alex Cora's Journey Back // Jon Gruden Resigns - 10/12 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 44:46

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by discussing the Red Sox eliminating the Rays and advancing to the ALCS. (10:44 We dive into Kevin Cash's decision to pull Colin McHugh after 2 innings and who was the MVP of the series for the Red Sox. (23:35) The guys go back and forth on whether Alex Cora deserves credit for his journey back from cheating. (36:09) We react to Jon Gruden resigning from his job with the Raiders after being exposed for homophobia, misogyny, and racism through email.

    Spoiled By Tom Brady? // Red Sox Need To Win Tonight // Today's Takeaways - 10/11 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 38:28


    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with a call on Steve Belichick, before diving into Chris Gasper beefing with people on Twitter about Mac Jones. (12:33) We dive into some tooth talk after a caller offers up a life hack, before diving into the importance of the Red Sox winning tonight. (22:01) The guys go back and forth on Dan Shaugnessy's latest piece on the 2021 Red Sox and how they've suddenly become likable. (32:07) Today's Takeaways.


    Ground-Rule Double Drama // Steve Belichick A Head Coaching Candidate? // Sounds Of Sunday - 10/11 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 41:59

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by circling back to their conversation about Kevin Kiermaier's controversial ground-rule double and the Rays pushing to split their season in Montreal. (11:18) Calls come in on N'Keal Harry's fit in the Patriots offense and how the defense is being coached, before we dive into a recent Mike Florio tweet about Steve Belichick. (24:00) The guys take more calls on the Patriots outlook heading into Week 6 and Rays-Red Sox. (31:23) We react to the top highlights and soundbites from the fifth Sunday in the NFL with this edition of “Sounds of Sunday”.

    Eduardo Rodriguez “Likely” To Start Game 4 // Gameplanning Against Cowboys // Read & React - 10/11 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 39:54

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by diving into Eduardo Rodriguez being “likely” to start Game 4 for the Red Sox, as calls come in on the Patriots. (13:10) Calls come in on the Patriots defense and their upcoming matchup against the Cowboys, along with some more thoughts on Rays-Red Sox. (24:56) The guys touch on the top storylines in the NFL after another weekend of football with this edition of “Read & React”. (36:04) We take more calls on Bill Belichick's coaching and the Patriots' struggles on the defensive side of the ball.

    Red Sox Walk-Off Against Rays // X's And Zo's // Patriots Barely Beat Texans - 10/11 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 41:00

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by discussing the Red Sox taking a 2-1 lead over the Rays in the ALDS after another magical night at Fenway Park. (11:30) We dive into the controversial call in the top of the 13th inning involving a Kyle Keirmaier ground-rule double that didn't allow the Rays to take the lead. (24:01) Zo tells you what he noticed yesterday afternoon that the untrained eye may have missed with “X's and Zo's” (30:09) We react to the Patriots barely beating the Texans on Sunday.

    RJ Bell Calls In // TikTok Challenges Ruining Schools // Fake Promo Friday - 10/8 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 41:50

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with RJ Bell of Pregame.com and Fox Sports Radio to start the 4th hour, as he gives his best advice for this weekend of NFL bets and judges The Football Card. (10:35) Calls come in on the Patriots, as we touch on moves ahead of the trade deadline, Bill Belichick, and a possible Brandin Cooks reunion. (23:08) We dive into how recent TikTok challenges are currently ruining schools. (33:25) Fake Promo Friday

    Phil Perry Joins The Show // Bill Belichick Mishandling Stephon Gilmore // Patriots Need To Run The Ball - 10/8 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 39:38

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with NBC Sports Boston's Phil Perry, as they go back and forth on the Patriots' struggles with the offensive line. (10:59) We dive into Bill Belichick mishandling the Stephon Gilmore situation and the impact it has had on the organization the last few years. (23:13) The crew takes a call on Jamie Collins, before hitting on the importance of the running game against the Texans. (30:09) We discuss whether Mac Jones is overrated at the moment or getting his proper credit, along with how he can open things up against the Texans on Sunday.

    Importance Of Patriots Running Game // Mac Jones Closer To Being Overrated Or Best Rookie QB? // Read & React - 10/8 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 41:07

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by diving into the Patriots run game and offensive line issues ahead of their matchups  (9:28) We talk about where Mac Jones ranks amongst rookie QBs and whether he's closer to being overrated or the best rookie qb (22:00) The guys touch on the top storylines in the NFL with this edition of “Read & React”. (31:00) Calls come in on Mac Jones, Kendrick Bourne, and Dodgers-Giants.

    Red Sox Drop Game 1 Against Rays // Eduardo Rodriguez Or Clay Buchholz? // The Football Card - 10/8 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 41:11

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by discussing the Red Sox dropping Game 1 of the ALDS against the Rays. (10:43) We continue to dive into where the Red Sox stand ahead of Game 2, Eduardo Rodriguez failing to come through in big moments, and who you'd pick between Clay Buchholz and Rodriguez. (23:01) Calls come in on who should start for the Red Sox instead of Rodriguez, Fenway needing to have energy on Sunday, and the Buchholz vs. Rodriguez debate. (30:41) Find out which picks are sure to be winners, as we put it all on the line with The Football Card.

    Rays Overrated? // Red Sox-Rays Betting Odds // Today's Takeaways - 10/7 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 39:10

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with calls on the Rays possibly being overrated, the Red Sox lineup, and Eduardo Rodriguez home/road splits. (10:45) We dive into some of the betting odds for the Red Sox-Rays series in the ALDS and whether the Red Sox will wear their Boston Marathon uniforms on Monday. (21:45) A caller sparks a conversation about Bill Belichick continuing to squander assets and hurt the team, before we dive into the Patriots outlook ahead of the next two games. (27:38) Today's Takeaways.

    Worries With Patriots O-Line // Patriots Personnel Holding Mac Jones Back // MLB Playoff Format - 10/7 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 41:37

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour as they circle back to their conversation about the Patriots offensive line and their concerns ahead of the Texans on Sunday. (10:48) We discuss whether the Patriots personnel is holding Mac Jones back. (22:11) The guys go back and forth on MLB's playoff format after a caller sparks the conversation. (36:25) We take calls on Red Sox-Rays and the best playoff formats in the sport.

    Patriots Defense Stunned By Stephon Gilmore Trade? // Ex-NBA Players Charged In Health Care Fraud Scheme // The Sopranos Prequel - 10/7 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 40:41

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with calls on Patriots-Texans, how Bill Belichick's tenure will end with the Patriots, and J.D. Martinez's injury. (9:07) We talk about how the Patriots defense was impacted by the news of Stephon Gilmore being dealt, as calls come in on Trent Brown and pain tolerance. (21:47) The guys react to 18 ex-NBA players being charged in a health care fraud scheme. (29:14) Beetle gives his review on “The Sopranos” prequel, “The Many Saints of Newark”.

    Patriots Offensive Line Struggles // Josh Uche Calls In // Red Sox-Rays Matchup - 10/7 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 41:14

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by discussing the Patriots struggles on the offensive line ahead of their matchup against the Texans. (13:15) Patriots LB Josh Uche joins the show to talk about the team's latest loss, Jamie Collins' reuniting with the organization once again, and what he likes to do in his free time. (23:22) We dive into our expectations for the Red Sox against the Rays in the ALDS. (30:51) The guys give their thoughts on what would happen if Mookie Betts was still here and Alex Cora not getting enough credit.

    Stephon Gilmore Traded To Panthers // Congratulations Chaim Bloom // Today's Takeaway - 10/6

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 38:07

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour discussing Urban Meyer's status with the Jaguars, before reacting to Stephon Gilmore being traded to the Panthers. (10:45) We circle back to the Red Sox advancing to the ALDS by beating the Yankees and give credit to Chaim Bloom for his success this season. (21:49) The guys touch on the Email of The Day about J.D. Martinez and the ESPN broadcasts last night. (32:12) Today's Takeaways.

    Bill Belichick's Statement On Stephon Gilmore // Urban Meyer Situation, Belichick Presser // Zo's Parenting Advice - 10/6 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 42:32


    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB along for the ride, as they react to Bill Belichick's statement on Stephon Gilmore's departure from the organization. (8:23) We take calls on the latest drama surrounding Urban Meyer and Gilmore's future in the NFL, before checking into Bill Belichick's press conference. (19:03) The guys react to Tom Brady's conversation with Robert Kraft before Bucs-Patriots, after the audio was released by Inside The NFL. (29:37) Zo gives some parenting advice to Breer.


    Albert Breer Joins The Show // David Andrews Calls In // Tom Brady And Bill Belichick's Talk - 10/6 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 46:38


    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB discussing the Patriots making the decision to release Stephon Gilmore. (10:21) We continue to go back and forth on Bill Belichick's decision to release Gilmore and where he's likely to end up. (21:37) Patriots center David Andrews calls in to discuss the team's loss to the Bucs on Sunday, the struggles with the run game, and Stephon Gilmore being released. (29:40) We dive into what Breer saw as Bill Belichick worked his way to the Bucs locker room for his post-game meeting with Tom Brady.


    Patriots Planning To Release Stephon Gilmore // Red Sox Advance To The ALDS // ESPN Broadcast For Yankees-Red Sox - 10/6 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 41:54

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by reacting to the news of the Patriots planning to release Stephon Gilmore. (11:55) The guys continue their conversation on Gilmore likely being released and Bill Belichick waiting to make this decision until now. (23:14) We discuss the Red Sox advancing to the ALDS after beating the Yankees in the Wild Card round. (33:21) The crew goes back and forth on the ESPN broadcast last night with Alex Rodriguez getting some criticism for his insight.

    J.D. Martinez Is Soft // Why Hasn't Dan Snyder Been Forced Out? // Today's Takeaways - 10/5 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 37:38

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour discussing how soft J.D. Martinez is for missing tonight's game with a sprained ankle. (9:26) We continue to discuss Yankees-Red Sox and Kyle Schwarber's impact on the Red Sox since being acquired. (20:27) A caller gives their reasoning on why Dan Snyder hasn't been forced to sell the Washington Football Team, which leads to us going down a list of past owners who have been kicked to the curb. (29:58) Today's Takeaways.

    Red Sox Expectations // WFT Head Trainer Scandal, Urban Meyer In Trouble // Midday Market Is Open - 10/5 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 39:22


    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with calls on the Red Sox expectations this season and Bill Belichick and Tom Brady's post-game meeting. (8:23) We discuss the scandal involving Washington Football Team's head trainer Ryan Vermillion being placed on administrative lead and Urban Meyer getting in trouble for a video that was leaked. (19:03) More calls come in on Belichick's decision at the end of Bucs-Patriots and what it would take for Dan Snyder to be forced to sell the Washing Football Team. (29:37) The guys touch on the Midday Market opening up and what's the direction of the store ahead of Halloween.


    Could Patriots Deal For O-Line Help? // Why Can't Chris Sale Pitch Tonight? // Chaim Bloom Celebrating With Team - 10/5 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 45:24

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by taking calls on who the Patriots could trade for to address the offensive line problems, Belichick and Brady's meeting behind the scenes, and Belichick's decision to put the game in Nick Folk's hands. (14:00) More calls come in on the Patriots and Brady vs. Belichick, before Beetle touches on another interesting nugget from Seth Wickersham's new book. (23:56) The crew discusses tonight's matchup between the Red Sox and Yankees in the Wild Card round. 32:05) We discuss Chaim Bloom celebrating with the Red Sox after clinching the 1st Wild Card.

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