Today we bring on one of my closes friends for well over a decade, Ted Johnson. We discuss operating in power regardless of the hand you were dealt and the importance of milking every bit of knowledge out of opportunities, irrespective of how big they are.
(00:00) 3x Super Bowl champion Ted Johnson joins Toucher & Rich in-studio shares his takeaways of the Patriots and their ugly 25-22 win over the Houston Texans. (13:03) Steve Belichick and the struggling Patriots defense. (26:23) Ted reacts to Lions coach Dan Campbell in tears after losing to the Vikings. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub
Seth and Sean react to the best thing about yesterday afternoon, assess if the Texans can continue to make it a bad month for Bill Belichick, preview Texans-Pats with our old buddy Ted Johnson, and do Headlines. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Seth and Sean talk with our former colleague here at Sports Radio 610, 10 year NFL Linebacker Ted Johnson, now on NBC Sports Boston. They look ahead to the Texans-Pats, discuss the Seth Wickersham book, and Ted gets excited to finally talk about the Urban Meyer situation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
(00:00) 3X Super Bowl champion Ted Johnson joins Toucher & Rich in-studio and shares his thoughts on Pats-Bucs, Belichick's plan to throw Brady off his game and more. (12:31) Ted is surprised New England didn't go for the win and settled for a failed field goal attempt. Judon's impact on the defense. Chase Winovich is having a hard time being himself on Zolak & Bertrand. (26:54) Was Steve Belichick attempting to hide his dip when sticking out his tongue? Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub
(0:00) Looking at Rob Gronkowski and his injury. (11:02) Chris Torello of Spectrum Bay News 9 in Tampa joins the show. (21:52) Can the Patriots mess with Brady's emotions to get him off his game? (35:14) Arcand and Ted give their final thoughts on the game.
(0:00) Looking at the two week buildup to Patriots/Bucs. (12:18) The callers weigh in. (23:04) Looking at the betting line on the game. (35:11) Do the Patriots have a chance to beat the Buccaneers?
(0:00) What does a win for the PAtriots mean? A blowout loss? (9:48) Tom King of The Nashua Telegraph joins the show. (21:34) Looking at the strengths and weaknesses of the Patriots so far. (31:40) The callers weigh in on all the guys have discussed.
(0:00) Arcand is joined by Ted Johnson today and they open the show discussing Tom Brady's return to Gillette Stadium as the Bucs get set to take on the Patriots. (13:09) Tom Brady's voice doesn't sound 100% healthy. (24:16) What's at stake for Bill Belichick tonight? (35:18) How do the Patriots slow down Tom Brady?
(00:00) 3X Super Bowl champion Ted Johnson joins Toucher & Rich in-studio and shares his thoughts on week 3's loss to the New Orleans Saints and how surprised by the outcome. (13:20) Ted thinks the Patriots' defense looked tired and doesn't know how to finish games. (29:41) Bill Belichick needs to be careful so he doesn't lose players now that Brady isn't around to hide the team's flaws. Plus, how to gameplan against Brady and the Buccaneers offense. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub
(00:00) 3X Super Bowl Champion Ted Johnson joins Toucher & Rich in-studio and shares his thoughts on yesterday's 25-6 Patriots victory against the New York Jets. (14:22) The Patriots offensive line is becoming a concern to Ted Johnson. Fred expected more from the tight ends. (25:53) Fred, Rich, Wallach and Ted share their thoughts on Mac Jones' performance. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub
Sarah and A-Train talked with 'Number 52' Former Pats Linebacker Ted Johnson and got his take on this year's team. He still thinks The Pats will win the division despite their soul crushing loss to Miami in the opener. We also discuss how he told Tom Brady where to take Gisele Bundchen on their first date. AMAZING!
(00:00) Former Patriots linebacker and 3x Super Bowl champion Ted Johnson joins Toucher & Rich in-studio to share his takeaways from New England's loss to the Miami Dolphins, 17-16. (11:51) Stephon Gilmore: How much of a difference would the cornerback have made if he played? Ted Johnson believes Gilmore sitting out left a huge hole in their defense yesterday. (25:45) Ron Jeremy's one bedroom apartment is a sight to see.Urban Myers has already lost the team and his coaching staff. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Ted Johnson in for Mazz, circle back to their conversation about how Cam Newton and Mac Jones performed against the Eagles last night. (13:13) We continue our back and forth on the Patriots QB competition, as calls come in on Newton, Jones, and whether the game had any value overall. (23:40) Calls come in on the Patriots quarterback situation, the running back group, and Robert Williams' extension. (36:33) The Final Word with Jim Murray.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Ted Johnson in for Mazz, are joined by Chris Gasper of WCVB-TV, as they discuss the Patriots second preseason game and comps for Mac Jones. (14:31) We dive back into where the Patriots QB competition stands after two preseason games, and whether Cam Newton is still in the lead. (23:12) The guys discuss N'Keal Harry's future with the Patriots after getting injured last night and Robert William's new extension with the Celtics, as calls come in. (33:22) We react to Mike Lombardi's comments about Kyle Shanahan following Trey Lance's viral throw over the weekend, which offend Ted Johnson.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Ted Johnson in for Mazz, discuss whether Mac Jones' body is ready to handle a regular season workload and if his left knee is something to be concerned about. (13:18) We start with some thoughts on the Red Sox being swept by the Yankees, before diving into the extension given to Robert Williams by the Celtics. (24:40) The crew goes back and forth on Quinn Nordin's tough night, as calls come in on last night's preseason game and Williams' new extension. (35:04) We breakdown whether Week 1 is a real or artificial deadline for how the Patriots will handle the QB position for the rest of the season.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Ted Johnson filling in for Mazz, start Agenda Free Friday with their reactions to last night's Patriots-Eagles preseason game. (14:22) The crew discusses Mac Jones shining against the Eagles and why it's hard not to buy into the hype right now. (24:05) We go back and forth on the Patriots lack of depth at wide receiver, following N'Keal Harry's injury last night and Jakobi Meyers continuing to impress. (34:37) Calls come in on the QB competition and who's the best option to start Week 1 for the Patriots.
(0:00) Adam Jones and Ted Johnson sitting in for Zolak and Bertrand talk a little more about Cam Newton's Instagram post and how the first preseason game impacted the QB battle. (9:54) We look at the people who have liked Newton's Instagram post and try to figure out Cam and Mac's relationship after last night's preseason game. (21:44) We react to new reports that say Mac is gaining more and more momentum each day and let Ted give his Ted Talk. (31:20) Today's Takeaways.
(0:00) Adam Jones and Ted Johnson sitting in for Zolak and Bertrand give their opposing takes on the movie Field of Dreams and MLB's new game. (9:23) We go back to the Cam vs. Mac debate, compare the quarterbacks' ovations during the first preseason game, and predict who will start Week 1. (24:45) We take a deep dive into Cam Newton's newest Instagram post about demanding loyalty. (34:23) Ted makes a comparison between Matthew Judon and Patriots great Rodney Harrison, while the other guys react.
(0:00) Adam Jones and Ted Johnson sitting in for Zolak and Bertrand answer the question: what does Mac Jones need to do in order to win the starting job? (8:32) We debate the theory that Rhamondre Stevenson is the future of the Patriots after his two touchdown performance in the first preseason game. (20:15) We bury the Red Sox after they lose again to the Rays and take your calls on the Patriots. (31:30) We discuss MLB's Field of Dreams game and Kevin Costner's role he played in Thursday's broadcast.
(0:00) Adam Jones and Ted Johnson sitting in for Zolak and Bertrand react to the Patriots' first preseason game, specifically how the two quarterbacks looked. (11:58) We discuss Cam Newton not knowing Mac Jones' real name - Michael McCorkle "Mac" Jones. (26:40) We dissect Matthew Judon's debut with the Patriots and his impact on the defense. Ted thinks that Judon has similar leadership qualities as Rodney Harrison. (34:24) We chat about the Stephon Gilmore hold in and how the first preseason game gave him even more leverage.
(0:00) Felger and Mazz, with Jim Murray, Ted Johnson, and Matt McCarthy filling in, provide some updates from Patriots training camp. (10:57) We dive into Peyton Manning being inducted into the Hall of Fame yesterday, as Ted Johnson gives his perspective on competing against him. (24:15) The guys go back and forth on the QB competition between Cam Newton and Mac Jones, before a caller sparks a conversation about how sports agents should handle their players. (34:23) The Final Word with Matt McCarthy, as he fills the role for Jim Murray.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Jim Murray, Ted Johnson, and Matt McCarthy holding things down, continue their conversation on the Red Sox and their ugly weekend. (11:00) We discuss some of the takeaways from Patriots practice today, including some love for Jakobi Meyers, as more callers give their thoughts on the Red Sox. (25:27) Calls come in on the Red Sox blowing it against the Blue Jays and whether they have any chance of bouncing back. (35:14) The guys react to Barstool reportedly being in discussions to start broadcasting baseball games.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Jim Murray, Ted Johnson, and Matt McCarthy manning the ship, discuss whether there's a tug of war between Bill Belichick and Josh McDaniels over Cam Newton and Mac Jones. (9:15) We start by checking in on Belichick's presser and then have callers offer up their thoughts on the tug of war between him and McDaniels. (24:09) The crew dives into the Red Sox collapsing against the Blue Jays over the weekend and whether the the team is done. (33:15) We continue our conversation on the Red Sox still scuffling and Chaim Bloom being way over his head.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Jim Murray, Ted Johnson, and Matt McCarthy along for the ride, dive into Raekwon McMillan tearing his ACL, injuries piling up, and the latest surrounding the QB competition. (17:33) We go back and forth on Hunter Henry's shoulder injury and N'Keal Harry breaking out during training camp. (27:42) The crew questions whether Xavien Howard's new deal has any impact on Stephon Gilmore's contract dispute with the Patriots. (33:09) We continue our conversation on Cam Newton vs. Mac Jones, and whether there's an actual competition taking place.
(0:00) Felger and Mazz, with Matt McCarthy and Ted Johnson manning the ship, reset their opening takes on Cam Newton being down in the locker room yesterday and Chaim Bloom blowing the trade deadline. (13:45) We continue our conversation on the Red Sox scuffling, as callers offer up their thoughts. (25:10) More calls come in on the Red Sox and Evander Kane's gambling drama. (34:37) The Final Word with Matt McCarthy, as he fills in for Jim Murray.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Matt McCarthy and Ted Johnson holding things down, are joined by Chris Gasper of WCVB-TV for the hour as they discuss the current QB battle in Patriots training camp. (15:48) We circle back to our conversation about the Celtics reported extension offer to Marcus Smart and what it means for the organization moving forward. (25:50) The crew goes back and forth on whether the Patriots defense needs Stephon Gilmore to excel this season. (35:25) We dive into Chaim Bloom prioritizing the future and what message that sent to the 2021 Red Sox.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Matt McCarthy and Ted Johnson taking over, react to Buster Olney slamming the Red Sox for their lack of moves at the trade deadline. (12:50) A caller sparks a conversation about expectations for the Patriots regular season, along with which units should improve. (20:41 The crew discusses Josh Allen's new contract with the Bills and whether there's a real chance the franchise leaves Buffalo. (30:30) We react to the Celtics reportedly offering a contract extension to Marcus Smart, as they await a response from his agent.
(0:00) Felger & Mazz, with Matt McCarthy and Ted Johnson filling in, offer up their opening takes on Cam Newton sulking in the locker room and the Red Sox struggling since the trade deadline. (14:44) We react to Chaim Bloom's comments on the Section 10 Podcast about how the Red Sox went about the trade deadline.. (24:23) The crew goes back and forth on how reps are currently being split between Mac Jones and Newton in training camp, and whether there's an actual QB competition taking place. (34:00) Calls come in on Alex Cora, Cam Newton, and Jayson Tatum's future.
(0:00) The second hour opens up with discussion of N'Keal Harry and his performance at training camp so far. (11:19) Is there a possibility for a QB platoon for the Patriots in 2021? (19:55) Looking at the NFLPA proposed rule for daily COVID testing. (31:54) Ted Johnson is tired of the MLB analytic nerds & Mac Jones's press conference.
Ted Johnson joins the panel to talk about his book: "When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America." (https://www.amazon.com/When-Stars-Begin-Fall/dp/0802157858) Is racism structural? Is it an existential threat? Highlights/Lowlights: https://morningshots.thebulwark.com/p/our-woke-book-burners https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/vsrr/VSRR015-508.pdf Special Guest: Ted R. Johnson.
Hour 3 - Boston Globe sports writer Ben Volin joins us in studio to talk all things Patriots; Ted Johnson believes that the discipline that once ruled inside Gillette is no longer See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
HOUR 2: Nick "Fitzy" Stevens is in for Christian Fauria. Why a Brown-for-Beal trade makes more sense now than ever; Ted Johnson concerned by N'Keal Harry's trade request 7-8-21 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
(00:00) Ted Johnson believes the Patriots locker room eco system has changed. (22:00) The guys gave their thoughts on The Match. (30:33) Reliving the Felger and Mazz Big Board hitting on N'Keal Harry. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
(00:00) Fred, Rich, Wallach & Dan O'Brien are playing at the Who's Your Caddy Classic. Joe and Ted wonder if there's any cheating going on. Would Ben Simmons be a good fit for the Boston Celtics? (12:25) Ted Johnson wants to go to Nick's bachelor party. NBA Playoffs: The final four is set up for Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks to win. (25:30) THE STACK Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
(00:00) Softest player in Boston, past and present. Should mental toughness be a factor for any free agent signing? (15:56) Joe came up with a bit called “Who has Ted Johnson met?”. Ted lists all the celebrities, athletes and notable people he's met in the past. (27:48) Looks like there's a quarterback competition at Gillette Stadium. (37:34) Was Stephen Gilmore on a flight to Boston this past weekend? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
(00:00) Joe Murray & Ted Johnson are filling in for Fred, Rich and Wallach. Ted wants to go to Nick's bachelor party. Joe says he's never made it to his seats for a Red Sox game at Fenway. Best lot to tailgate before Patriots. (18:53) WHAT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT: The 76ers fell to a 103-96 Game 7 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Jon Rahm captured his first career major championship at the 2021 U.S. Open. Red Sox's messy 7-3 loss to the Royals on Father's Day afternoon. Watch Toucher & Rich every morning on Twitch! Watch them live or whenever you want: Twitch.tv/thesportshub See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of the enslaved peoples in America in the wake of the end of the Civil War. Over 160 years after it was first celebrated, President Biden signed legislation this week making it a federal holiday. On this occasion, the Brennan Center's Ted Johnson joins hosts Michael Isikoff and Victoria Bassetti to discuss the holiday's legacy, and his new book When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America.GUEST:Ted Johnson (@DrTedJ), Author; director, Fellows Program, Brennan Center for Justice HOSTS:Michael Isikoff (@Isikoff), Chief Investigative Correspondent, Yahoo NewsVictoria Bassetti (@VBass), fellow, Brennan Center for Justice (contributing co-host) RESOURCES:"McConnell shoots down Manchin's voting compromise" by Jordain Carney (June 17; The Hill)When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America by Theodore J. Johnson (2021; Penguin Random House) Follow us on Twitter: @SkullduggeryPodListen and subscribe to "Skullduggery" on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.Email us with feedback, questions or tips: SkullduggeryPod@yahoo.com. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Clint Smith, staff writer at The Atlantic, award-winning poet, and author of How the Word is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America (Little, Brown and Company June 1, 2021), leads listeners through a tour of U.S. monuments and landmarks that have a connection to the legacy of slavery and talks about how those places emphasize or distort their history. EVENT: 6/18 @ 12pm ET: Brennan Center for Justice with The Lit Bar w/Ted Johnson. RSVP HERE 6/19 @ 12pm ET: Schomburg Center Literary Festival w/Dr. Andrea Roberts. RSVP HERE
In his new book, When The Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America, Ted Johnson offers an optimistic vision for America's future. The only way to overcome racism and build a more just society, Johnson argues, is to build a shared American identity and aim for real mutual solidarity. In this week's conversation, Yascha Mounk and Ted Johnson discuss what is going wrong in current debates about race, how to foster civic friendship, and why Americans should remain optimistic about building an inclusive democracy. This transcript has been condensed and lightly edited for clarity. Please do listen and spread the word about The Good Fight. If you have not yet signed up for our podcast, please do so now by following this link on your phone. Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.persuasion.community Podcast production by John T. Williams and Rebecca Rashid Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Connect with us! Spotify | Apple | Google Twitter: @Yascha_Mounk & @joinpersuasion Youtube: Yascha Mounk LinkedIn: Persuasion Community Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices