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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

    What's Going Right For Baseball? // Checking In On The Bruins // Today's Takeaways - 1/27 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 39:47

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by questioning what's going right for baseball right now. (12:00) We continue our conversation on the future of baseball, as callers offer up their thoughts on the MLB Hall of Fame and NFL playoff storylines. (23:59) The guys touch on the Bruins loss to the Avalanche last night, and Jordan Subban being the victim of a racial gesture. (34:48) Today's Takeaways.

    Sell Me On Bengals-49ers // What If Jimmy G Wins Super Bowl LVI? // Zo On David Ortiz Being Inducted To HOF - 1/27 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 37:04

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by trying to sell people on a Bengals-49ers Super Bowl. (10:16) We take calls on a Trent Dilfer and Matt Hasselback story from Paulie in the Truck, and why 49ers-Bengals would be an interesting matchup in Super Bowl LVI. (19:50) The guys touch on the potential Joe Burrow storyline heading into the AFC Championship, before we take a call on Jimmy Garoppolo possibly winning the Super Bowl. (28:14) After being out yesterday, Zo gives his thoughts on David Ortiz being a first-ballot Hall of Famer.

    Josh McDaniels Staying? // Preparing For The Football Card // Bruce Arena Joins The Show - 1/27 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 45:24

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by discussing reports that Josh McDaniels and Dave Ziegler are no longer at the top of the Raiders' wish list. (13:22) We decipher how we're going to approach The Football Card tomorrow. (24:42) The guys give an update on the snowstorm coming Saturday, before a call comes in on the Patriots chasing the Chiefs and Bills moving forward. (34:14) Bruce Arena, New England Revolution Head Coach and Sporting Director, joins the show to discuss the short offseason, New York City FC winning the championship, and the potential transfer of Matt Turner to Arsenal.

    Ben Roethlisberger Retired // Best NFL Storyline Remaining // Ime Udoka Joins The Show - 1/27 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2022 41:52

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by reacting to Ben Roethlisberger retiring, along with some traffic and doctor talk. (15:30) We dive into the best remaining storylines in the NFL playoffs. (24:42) The guys continue to go back and forth on the best remaining storylines in the NFL playoffs, with Patrick Mahomes chasing Tom Brady being the one that sticks out best. (32:35) Celtics Head Coach Ime Udoka joins the show to discuss the team's blowout win over the Kings on Tuesday, improving on the defensive side of the ball, and the starting lineup finally getting healthy.

    Credit To The Celtics // Dustin Pedroia Wouldn't Vote For Manny Ramirez // Today's Takeaways - 1/26 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 38:08

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with a thought on the Celtics putting a beatdown on the Kings, before calls come in on the NFL's overtime rules. (14:12) We react to Dustin Pedroia admitting he wouldn't vote for Manny Ramirez to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. (25:13) We take more calls on the NFL's overtime rules and David Ortiz being inducted into the Hall of Fame. (33:48) Today's Takeaways.

    Update On Beetle's Injury // NFL Need To Overhaul Overtime Rules? // What's Next For Aaron Rodgers - 1/26 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 43:21

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with Beetle giving an update on his shoulder injury, before calls come in on trading Mac Jones and Jimmy Garoppolo's future home. (12:36) We discuss whether it's time for the NFL to overhaul the overtime rules following the ending of Bills-Chiefs. (26:44) The guys continue their conversation on the NFL's overtime rules and why the Pro Bowl has become irrelevant. (33:16) We dive into what's next for Aaron Rodgers, before a call comes in on the Patriots outlook this offseason.

    Albert Breer Joins The Show // Tom Brady's Retirement Decision // Sean Payton's Future - 1/26 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 38:43

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with Albert Breer of SI & MMQB joining the show, as he gives his thoughts on the Divisional Round over the weekend. (11:56) We dive into what the Patriots need to do moving forward if they hope to compete with the likes of the Bills and Chiefs. (23:08) The guys go back and forth on whether Tom Brady will retire and potential teams he could leave the Bucs for. (32:07) We touch on what's next for Sean Payton after stepping down as head coach of the Saints.

    David Ortiz Inducted Into HOF // Barry Bonds & Roger Clemens Fall Off Ballot // Changing The Voting Process - 1/26 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2022 43:35

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by reacting to David Ortiz being inducted into the Hall of Fame. (14:14) We continue our conversation on the MLB Hall of Fame, as callers offer up their thoughts on David Ortiz getting in and Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds being held out. (25:56) Callers offer up their thoughts on the direction of the MLB Hall of Fame and what's next for other names associated with the steroid era. (37:21) The guys decipher what needs to change in the voting process for the MLB Hall of Fame.

    Tyler's Geography Map // Sean Payton Stepping Down // Today's Takeaways - 1/25 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 35:25

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by diving into Tyler's geography map of all 30 MLB teams. (14:01) Calls come in on Tyler's lack of geography knowledge, trading Jayson Tatum, and a trivia question about an old cartoon. (23:10) We read some emails about Tyler's geography skills, before reacting to the news of Sean Payton stepping down. (33:19) Today's Takeaways.

    Helping Cable Survive // Will David Ortiz Get Enough Votes? // Derek Forbort Joins The Show - 1/25 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 40:09

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with some more trivia talk, before discussing the best way to help cable survive into the future. (9:49) Calls come in on Jayson Tatum's Mom complaining about the media being disrespectful, Zo coming clean on the Bills, and why Tom Brady will be sticking around with the Bucs. (20:13) We dive into a conversation about Dan Shaughnessy's Hall of Fame ballot and whether David Ortiz will earn enough votes to be inducted tonight. (30:33) Bruins defenseman Derek Forbort joins the show to discuss the team's tough loss against the Ducks last night, Tuukka Rask's performance since returning, and his payment for talking with us every week.

    Fixing Beetle's Shoulder // Tuukka Rask Is A Problem // Celtics Will Be Active At Trade Deadline? - 1/25 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 40:50

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by questioning how to fix Beetle's injured shoulder, as calls come in on his fall and Jimmy Garoppolo . (12:17) We react to another rocky performance from Tuukka Rask and whether he's become a legitimate problem for the Bruins moving forward. (24:57) The guys go back and forth on rumors circulating about the Celtics being active at the trade deadline. (33:06) We dive into some trivia with Tyler about state capitals and vice presidents.

    Tom Brady Opens Up On Future // Could Brady Go To The 49ers? // Brady Missing Structure - 1/25 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 25, 2022 42:19

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by talking about Beetle's fall this morning and Tom Brady's comments on his podcast about his future. (12:36) We react to Mike Florio speculating that Tom Brady asked the Bucs for the freedom to be released if he requested it, and whether the 49ers could make sense if he leaves Tampa Bay. (23:37) The guys go back and forth on whether Tom Brady is missing the structure of the Patriots and if he's unhappy with Bruce Arians as his head coach. (32:55) We dive into whether Tom Brady could make sense for the Dolphins following the firing of Brian Flores.

    More Sounds of Sunday // Mike Vrabel Won't Call Out Ryan Tannehill // Today's Takeaways - 1/24 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 39:30

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with more “Sounds of Sunday”. (11:59) We take calls on hot dog toppings, the stupidity of the Bills coaching staff, and whether Bill Belichick would've been able to stop the Chiefs. (25:46) The guys react to Mike Vrabel not calling out Ryan Tannehill after his terrible performance against the Bengals. (36:12) Today's Takeaways.

    Aaron Rodgers' Future // Zo's Gross Behavior // Sounds of Sunday - 1/24 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 39:10

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by going back and forth on what's next for Aaron Rodgers. (9:19) We dive into Zo's gross behavior after he rubbed a hot dog with toppings all over one of the studio windows. (19:49) As speculation continues about Tom Brady's future, we react to a clip of him discussing retirement on his podcast back in October. (30:41) We react to the top highlights and soundbites from the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs with this edition of “Sounds of Sunday”.

    The End For Tom Brady? // Read & React // Aaron Rodgers Chokes Once Again - 1/24 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 46:12

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by questioning whether we've seen the last of Tom Brady. (11:47) Calls come in on the officiating in Bucs-Rams, whether Tom Brady could return to the Patriots, and Bill Belichick's legacy. (24:45) The guys touch on the top storylines from the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs with this edition of “Read & React”. (34:11) The guys go back and forth on Aaron Rodgers choking in the playoffs once again and Jimmy Garoppolo advancing to the NFC Championship.

    Best Playoff Game Ever? // NFL Overtime Rules Don't Need To Be Changed // Bucs Sent Home - 1/24 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 24, 2022 42:47

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by reacting to the legendary game between the Chiefs and Bills last night, before deciphering whether it was the best playoff game ever. (11:50) We dive into whether the NFL overtime rules need to be changed after the ending of Bills-Chiefs. (24:35) Calls come in on the NFL overtime rules and the distance between the Patriots and Bills moving forward. (32:55) We touch on the Bucs being eliminated by the Rams and what it means for Tom Brady's future.

    RJ Bell Calls In // Super Bowl LVI Halftime Trailer // Fake Promo Friday - 1/21 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 39:10

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with RJ Bell of Pregame.com and Fox Sports Radio, as they discuss the best picks for the Divisional Round. (12:55) We dive into what side of the ball the Patriots need to put more emphasis on moving forward, after a caller sparks the conversation. (22:31) The guys touch on the Super LVI halftime trailer and the upcoming lineup at Boston Calling. (32:00) Fake Promo Friday.

    Latest On Josh McDaniels, Jerod Mayo // Which Free Agents Should Be Brought Back? // Draft Targets For Patriots - 1/21 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 45:49

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston joining the show, as they discuss the chances of Josh McDaniels and Jerod Mayo being lured away by other teams. (12:30) We start with a call on the Patriots draft struggles in recent years, before deciphering which free agents should be brought back this offseason. (26:06) The guys touch on the Patriots taking a wide receiver in the first round, whether Mac Jones can take a similar leap as Joe Burrow, and trading for a #1 wide receiver.

    Bruins Bounce Back // Read & React // Will David Ortiz Be A First-Ballot HOFer? - 1/21 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 42:00

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by reacting to the Bruins bouncing back against the Capitals, and Tom Wilson's hit on Brad Marchand. (10:11) Calls come in on Tom Wilson's hit, picks for the Divisional Round, and missing Chris Wagner. (23:28) The guys touch on the top storylines in the NFL with this edition of “Read & React”. (33:09) We go back and forth on John Tomase defending Dan Shaughnessy's HOF ballot and whether David Ortiz will get in on his first try.

    Most To Lose In Divisional Round // Steve Belichick Was Calling Plays // The Football Card - 1/21 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 21, 2022 45:10

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by discussing which playoff team has the most to lose in the Divisional Round. (14:57) We take calls on Andy Reid's success and not writing off Bill Belichick after the Bills beatdown. (24:29) The guys go back and forth on Devin McCourty admitting Steve Belichick was calling defensive plays against the Bills, before a call comes in on Odell Beckham Jr. and the Patriots coaching staff. (35:17) Ahead of the Divisional Round, we give our picks for the weekend with The Football Card.

    What If Tom Brady Was Still Here? // Bill Belichick Needs To Pick // Today's Takeaways - 1/20 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 34:53

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with calls on Zo's breakdown of the Patriots coaching staff, life if Tom Brady was still with the Patriots, and Braxton Berrios. (9:51) We dive into a conversation about the artist Omarion, before touching on Bill Belichick's drafting history and whether Tom Brady would've beat the Bills. (17:46) More calls come in on Zo returning to his alma mater to coach, rooting for Tom Brady, and Bill Belichick needing to pick between coach and GM (31:08) Today's Takeaways.

    Rough Outlook For Patriots? // Zo Ran Out Of Gas // Electric Car Talk - 1/20 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 44:11

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by diving into Ben Volin's column about the Patriots long-term outlook looking rough. (14:17) Zo tells the story of how he ran out of gas while at the Wrentham Outlets, before questioning whether he needs to get an electric car. (25:54) The guys circle back to their conversation about whether you need an elite QB to win a Super Bowl at this point. (35:26) We dive into some more electric car talk as callers offer up their thoughts on owning one.

    Miscommunication With Patriots Defense // Bigger Role For Matt Patricia? // Zo & Dennis Knudsen - 1/20 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 37:04

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by deciphering whether you need an elite QB to win a Super Bowl in today's NFL. (9:42) We dive into whether there's a miscommunication problem on the Patriots coaching staff when it comes to the defensive side of the ball. (19:58) The guys go back and forth on Matt Patricia potentially having a bigger role in the Patriots front office if Dave Ziegler and Eliot Wolf are hired by other organizations. (27:21) We examine the relationship of Scott Zolak and Chief Engineer Dennis Knudsen, before a call comes in on Patriots ownership.

    Is Tom Brady Retiring? // Tom Brady vs. Bill Belichick Scoreboard // Ime Udoka Joins The Show - 1/20 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2022 45:53

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by discussing whether Tom Brady could retire after the season. (14:43) We dive into where the scoreboard between Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will be if Brady opts to retire at the end of the season. (23:23) Celtics Head Coach Ime Udoka joins the show to breakdown Jayson Tatum's struggles shooting the 3, Robert William's return from the birth of his child, and the chemistry of the team. (34:07) Calls come in on Tom Brady vs. Bill Belichick, Antonio Brown being the reason the Episode 10 of “Man In The Arena” was scratched, and Josh McDaniels potentially replacing Bruce Arians.

    Derek Forbort Calls In // 20th Anniversary Of Tuck Rule Game // Today's Takeaways - 1/19 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 38:29

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by discussing their requests for the new Beasley Media Group building, before taking a call on the Patriots offseason. (14:14) Bruins defenseman Derek Forbort joins the show to discuss the team's ugly loss against the Hurricanes, getting COVID-19, and Brad Marchand not making the All-Star team. (23:08) On the 20th anniversary of the Tuck Rule Game, we look back at the legendary NFL moment and question the new 30 for 30 coming out about it. (0:00) Today's Takeaways.

    Mac Jones' Ceiling // Problem With Dak Prescott? // Deshaun Watson's Future - 1/19 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 39:05

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand, with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB, start the third hour with calls on other organizations poaching members of the Patriots coaching staff and Matt Judon disappearing down the stretch. (12:37) More calls come in on Mac Jones taking another step forward and the impact of the Patriots misses in the draft showing up on the field. (22:25) The guys touch on the ending of the 49ers-Cowboys playoff game, before a caller sparks a conversation about  Dak Prescott's handling of the situation. (30:56) We dive into Nick Caserio's comments about Deshaun Watson's future and whether his situation will be resolved this offseason.

    Albert Breer Joins The Show // Bill Belichick Entering Bills Locker Room // Teams Shying Away From Josh McDaniels - 1/19 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 43:15

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB joining the show, as they discuss whether this season was a success for the Patriots. (10:57) We dive into why Bill Belichick went into the Bills locker room after being blown out in Buffalo, and what it says about his relationship with Sean McDermott. (23:33) The guys go back and forth on Jerod Mayo interviewing with the Broncos and the rumors circling the NFL coaching carousel. (32:36) We decipher why teams are shying away from hiring Josh McDaniels and the likelihood of him sticking around with the Patriots.

    Dante Scarneccia On Patriots Offseason // Matt Judon's Falloff // Celtics Gearing Up For Big Move? - 1/19 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2022 39:21

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by discussing what Dante Scarneccia wants the Patriots to do on offense this offseason. (14:26) We continue to dive into potential offseason targets for the Patriots, as Beetle makes a case for Braxton Berrios. (23:13) The guys react to Greg Bedard's report about why Matt Judon disappeared down the stretch. (31:21) We discuss the Celtics latest trade and the rumors surrounding Al Horford and Marcus Smart, before doing a quick minute on the Bruins.

    More Sounds Of Sunday // Different Result With Tom Brady? // Today's Takeaways - 1/18 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 36:04

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with more Sounds of Sunday. (7:43) We touch on some laundry talk after Tyler admits he doesn't know how to do it, before calls come in on the Patriots performance against the Bills and Deatrich Wise. (21:38) The guys take a call on whether Tom Brady would've beat the Bills if he was still on the Patriots, before Zo does a music quiz. (33:32) Today's Takeaways.

    Patriots Cap Situation // Real Concerns At Linebacker // Sounds Of Sunday - 1/18 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 43:54

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by discussing the Patriots cap situation heading into the offseason, as calls come in on whether Mac Jones is the problem and the linebacking core. (13:08) We dive into the problems the Patriots have at linebacker and why some of their recent draftees at the position haven't worked out. (25:34) The guys react to Luke Russert's tweet about what beating the Patriots means for Bills fans, before taking calls on Bill Belichick and nepotism within the organization. (34:48) We react to the top highlights and soundbites from Wild Card Weekend with this edition of “Sounds of Sunday”.

    Hold Bill Belichick Accountable // Disappointed In Dak Prescott // Read & React - 1/18 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 42:44

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by diving into the next round of the playoffs, before calls come in on holding Bill Belichick accountable and Jerry Jones potentially trying to lure him away. (13:14) We dive into the crazy ending of 49ers-Cowboys on Sunday and how Dak Prescott handled himself after the game. (24:42) The guys touch on the top storylines in the NFL with this edition of “Read & React”. (37:05) We take a call on Bill Belichick's success without Tom Brady, before deciphering the outlook of the Patriots season.

    Blame For Patriots Loss // National Pundits Killing Mac Jones // Bill Belichick Needs To Go? - 1/18 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 18, 2022 44:01

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by discussing where blame falls for the Patriots after being blown out and eliminated by the Bills. (13:49) We dive into the national pundits killing Mac Jones and whether the criticism is fair. (26:27) After a caller says Bill Belichick needs to go, we dive into the outlook of the Patriots coaching staff moving forward. (35:03) We go back and forth on which Patriots coaching staff member you're most worried about leaving, and why the loss of Josh McDaniels could hurt Mac Jones.

    Patriots Lack Of Focus // Evaluating Mac Jones // Bill Belichick Was Too Conservative - 1/17 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 41:44

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with calls on the atmosphere in Buffalo and the Patriots lack of focus ahead of the game. (10:44) The guys evaluate Mac Jones' performance against the Bills and the lack of vertical threats, before callers offer up their thoughts on Bill Belichick's future. (22:55) We discuss Bill Belichick's lack of aggression against the Bills and how being too conservative has been an issue all season. (30:34) Calls come in from listeners who traveled to Buffalo for Patriots-Bills and the chances of Steve Belichick fired.

    Bills Embarrassed Patriots // No Adjustments Were Made // X's And Zo's - 1/17 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 17, 2022 42:34

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by reacting to the Patriots blowout loss against the Bills on Wild Card Weekend. (12:11) We continue to dive into everything that went wrong for Bill Belichick and the Patriots, starting with the lack of adjustments. (25:26) Zo tells you what he noticed Saturday night that the untrained eye may have missed with “X's and Zo's”. (35:53) Calls come in on the Patriots offseason and whether things would've been different against the Bengals.

    Signature Talk // Beetle's Scary Flight Moment // Fake Promo Friday - 1/14 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 36:28

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by talking about Tom Brady's signature, as calls come in on how to properly wash a hat and whether Brady is rooting for the Pats this weekend. (14:14) We touch on Kanye West being in the news, before callers offer up their thoughts on Josh McDaniels' play-calling and road tripping to Patriots-Bills. (23:08) More calls roll in on Mac Jones' arm strength, expectations for Jones against the Bills, and bad flights. (0:00) Fake Promo Friday.

    Phil Perry Joins The Show // Reasons To Be Optimistic About Patriots Winning // Outlook If Patriots Lose - 1/14 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 41:35

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with Phil Perry of NBC Sports Boston joining the show, as we discuss whether he's lost faith in the Patriots beating the Bills. (11:54) We dive into some reasons to be optimistic about the Patriots beating the Bills, and the 2021 All-Pro Team selections. (22:48) The guys go back and forth on how much of an impact Christian Barmore will have in this game coming off his injury and Josh Allen's circulation issue. (32:15) We decipher the outlook of the Patriots if they end up losing to the Bills on Saturday.

    LeSean McCoy Leaks Robert Kraft Conversation // Read & React // Hat Talk - 1/14 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 37:41

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by discussing the outlook for the Patriots if they lose against the Bills, and LeSean McCoy leaking a conversation he had with Robert Kraft about Bill Belichick. (9:31) Calls come in on Michael Lombardi's report about Brian Flores, the Patriots radio broadcast, and ESPN's presentation for hockey games. (18:25) The guys touch on the top storylines in the NFL with this edition of “Read & React”. (27:24) We dive into some hat talk after Hardy questions what happens to all the caps thrown on the ice whenever a hat trick happens.

    Reminiscing About Zo's Playoff Start // Tuukka Rask's First Game Back // The Football Card - 1/14 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2022 44:56

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the first hour by reminiscing about Zo's sole playoff start and his final game with the Patriots. (12:02) We go back and forth on David Culley being fired by the Texans and what it means for that franchise moving forward. (27:08) The guys dive into Tuukka Rask returning for the Bruins last night and the team winning 4 in a row. (35:57) Wild Card Weekend is upon us, so we give our picks for this week's The Football Card.

    Optimism For A Patriots Win // Confusing Phrases // Today's Takeaways - 1/13 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 36:25

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by reacting to Michael Holley's column about reasons to be optimistic when it comes to the Patriots beating the Bills on Saturday. (9:46) Calls come in on the Patriots continuing to defer this season and road tripping to Buffalo, before reacting to the news of when teams will arrive at Super Bowl LVI. (21:18) We go back and forth on confusing phrases and words that people constantly get wrong. (33:20) Today's Takeaways.

    Tuukka Rask's Return // Will Jeremy Swayman's Development Be Ruined? // Keys For A Patriots Win - 1/13 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 43:20

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand, with Beetle out and Matt McCarthy joining the crew, start the third hour by discussing Tuukka Rask making his return for the Bruins tonight and whether it'll make a significant impact this season. (13:32) Calls come in on whether Don Sweeney will be on the hot seat if Tuukka Rask scuffles and how his return will impact the Bruins at the trade deadline. (23:42) We take more calls on Marcus Smart's role with the Celtics and whether Jeremy Swayman's development will be ruined by Tuukka Rask's return. (34:40) The guys go back and forth on the keys to a Patriots win and whether Bill Belichick deserves credit for his former players competing in the playoffs this weekend.

    Celtics Path Forward // Josh Allen's Circulation Problems // Josh Uche Calls In - 1/13 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 38:31

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand, with Matt McCarthy in for Beetle, start the second hour by discussing whether the Celtics should break-up Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown, as callers offer up their thoughts. (9:51) We dive into how the Patriots offense should operate against the Bills, before going back and forth on Josh Allen's circulation problems. (21:26) The guys decipher how much you'd have to pay them to attend Patriots-Bills on Saturday, as ticket prices for the game continue to go down.  (30:31) Patriots linebacker Josh Uche calls into the show to discuss practicing in the cold, facing the Bills for a third time this season, and what Chase Winovich has in his locker.

    Mac Jones Hitting The Rookie Wall? // Matt Judon Becoming A Liability // Ime Udoka Calls In - 1/13 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 43:14

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand, with Beetle out and Matt McCarthy along for the ride, start the show by discussing whether Mac Jones has hit a rookie wall or if he doesn't have enough weapons. (13:05) We go back and forth on whether Matt Judon has become a liability for the Patriots defense. (25:30) Calls come in on Mac Jones' needing the weapons he had at Alabama and the Patriots defense feeling themselves too much. (32:57) Celtics Head Coach Ime Udoka joins the show to discuss last night's win over the Pacers, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown staying together, and Tatum responding to Kendrick Perkins' comments on Twitter.

    Bill Belichick Presser // Tom Brady And Julian Edelman Speak On Bill Belichick // Today's Takeaways - 1/12 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 40:01

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by listening to Bill Belichick's presser from earlier this morning. (15:14) We react to what Tom Brady and Julian Edelman had to say about Bill Belichick in the latest episode of “Man In The Arena”. (24:14) The guys dive into Eliot Wolf interviewing with the Bears and whether the Patriots made the right decision to move off of Tom Brady. (35:00) Today's Takeaways.

    2019 All Over Again For Patriots // What Does A Bad Loss Against The Bills Mean? // Patriots Offseason Outlook - 1/12 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 37:39

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB still along for the ride, as they take calls on bar recommendations in Buffalo and Zo being mean to callers. (12:05) We take calls on Paulie in the Truck's celebrity hockey game, before he starts a conversation about how the Patriots defense should go after Josh Allen and the Bills offense. (20:44) The guys go back and forth on whether an ugly loss against the Bills would ruin a bounce back season for the Patriots. (29:04) We take a call on Mac Jones performance over the course of the season, before diving into potential offseason moves and Jerod Mayo's future.

    Albert Breer Joins The Show // Ranking Playoff QBs // David Andrews Calls In - 1/12 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 41:03

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour with Albert Breer of SI and MMQB joining the show, as they discuss whether the Giants could sway Bill Belichick away from the Patriots. (12:13) We take calls on flannels, Bill Belichick's future, and the Patriots offense. (20:22) The guys discuss Albert Breer's rankings of the playoff QBs. (28:31) Patriots center David Andrews calls into the show to discuss Georgia winning the CFP National Championship, facing the Bills on Wild Card Weekend, and the equipment issue he had with his shoe against the Dolphins.

    Joe Judge Fired By Giants // No More Recommendations From Bill Belichick? // Tuukka Rask Re-Signs - 1/12 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 44:25

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by discussing the Giants firing Joe Judge and whether the Patriots should bring him back. (11:46) We discuss whether other teams should take head coach recommendations from Bill Belichick anymore. (24:43) The guys take a call on Bill Belichick's coaching tree, before questioning whether he'd leave for the Giants. (34:16) We react to Tuukka Rask re-signing with the Bruins and what it means for the organization moving forward.

    Dan Shaughnessy's HOF Ballot // Steroid Users In The HOF // Today's Takeaways - 1/11 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 37:44

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour by diving into Dan Shaugnessy's Hall of Fame ballot. (12:01) We take calls on predictions for Patriots-Bills, Mac Jones, and the HOF. (24:53) More calls come in on the Boston Globe releasing their HOF ballots and whether steroid users should be put in. (34:16) Today's Takeaways.

    Betting Lines For Wild Card Weekend // Chase Winovich Calls In // Zo's Stain - 1/11 (Hour 3)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 40:05

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the third hour by discussing the betting lines for Wild Card Weekend. (12:36) Patriots defensive end Chase Winovich joins the show, to discuss running into Zo down in Miami, his alternative life coach, and a bird that crapped on him before facing the Dolphins. (25:25) The guys play a guessing game with Zo about the stain on his shirt. (33:05) We touch on the frozen temperatures in Buffalo for Patriots-Bills on Saturday.

    Patriots Should Fire Cam Achord // Jerod Mayo To The Broncos? // Senior Bowl HC Picks - 1/11 (Hour 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 42:46

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the second hour by taking a call about the Patriots' struggles on special teams, which leads to them going back and forth on Cam Achord's job security. (12:14) We discuss Jerod Mayo interviewing with the Broncos and whether a team is ready to make him a head coach. (21:28) Calls come in on the Patriots defense and the money spent by Bill Belichick over the offseason. (31:32) We react to the NFL head coaches selected for the Senior Bowl, as calls come in on some potential offseason moves for the Patriots.

    Patriots Aren't 2001ish Anymore // Duped By The Patriots? // How The Patriots Can Beat The Bills - 1/11 (Hour 1)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 43:20

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the show by discussing the passing of Bob Saget and Bill Simmons changing his tune on the Patriots. (12:47) We dive into whether the Patriots have duped everybody, and the keys to beating the Bills on Saturday. (22:03) The guys go back and forth on what they were watching last night and the odds of Josh Allen having another big game against Bill Belichick. (32:30) Calls come in on what the Patriots need to do if they're going to beat the Bills.

    More Sounds of Sunday // Patriots Were Too Conservative // Today's Takeaways - 1/10 (Hour 4)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2022 38:20

    (0:00) Zolak & Bertrand start the fourth hour with more Sounds of Sunday. (9:03) We take calls on the Patriots offense needing a new wrinkle, Zo coaching up Bill Belichick, and Josh McDaniels getting frustrated with Mac Jones. (22:47) The guys go back and forth on the Patriots being too conservative against the Dolphins, as more calls come in on the weak finish to the season and  (33:01) Today's Takeaways.

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