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Ladies and gentlemen, tonight we're gonna be talking about how LeGarrette Blunt says the Patriots have not been able to replace them ever since they let him walk away.
Hey, did you know that the Jalen hurts pick bugged and irritated Carson Wentz? And can anybody really stop D k.
Metcalf? And maybe we just shouldn't **** them off? That's what we got going on.
Plus are three rapid fire questions going down.
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Connor, I am failing miserably Corner.
How you doing today, buddy? Hopefully comes over.
I'm gonna put it on late on Facebook.
All right, All right. There we go.
I'm doing good, man.
You know, uh, warmer day today.
Snow started melting.
The beautiful white snow is turning to kind of an ugly brown After all, the plows and everything went away.
But it was nice not to be freezing today, and it was nice not having to try to clear my car off this morning.
But it was nice to not have to clear anything off because the snow was completely melted off my car by this afternoon.
And did you get to watch some afternoon football today.
Wednesday afternoon football.
What A s show that e mean just like I mean, like, first of all, the Steelers in a game that they should have just absolutely dominated the Baltimore Ravens.
They barely pull off the victory.
But to pre for the rest of the seats are but to pre No, not but know who the hell is.
But the priest they lose the pre for the season.
Torn a C l is what they're calling it right now.
The Ravens play the game with 23 players on the covert list.
What? Saying What did you think of the game? Um, I saw bits and pieces of it.
I saw it the first quarter and a half.
And then I saw the end of the fourth quarter.
I missed the trunk of it, but it seems like I didn't miss much.
I think I was saw 12 to 7.
And then when I came out, it was same score. Possibly.
Well, it really.
I mean, Baltimore had a chance.
Baltimore had the ball inside the 10 yard line right at the end of the half, I think was like, fourth and one or something.
They couldn't punch in the ball to finish off the half.
They couldn't score, and that was a huge miss by them.
So I guess stuff onto its prediction was not that accurate.
Did you see his tweet? No, he said.
It's gonna be easy today, boys.
Go out there and pad the stats.
Put that on Twitter.
Who put that out there? One of the guys who is injured to it.
Yeah, you know what? E? I was watching the game on TV and I was streaming on YouTube. My boy Joe.
You can check him out on YouTube and SportsCastr.
He's one of my partners on SportsCastr news as well.
And, uh, he's a Ravens fan, obviously.
And I just go there to watch him have meltdowns like That's my favorite thing to do.
And, you know, he was talking about, like the Steelers players and just how arrogant these guys are like and how, like in Ju Ju, tweeting things like, Well, the Ravens can't get there, can't get their covert situation under control and all this stuff, So it's Yeah, he was pretty ****ed at, you know, and he would get mad.
And he had Steeler fans trolling this chat the whole time on, and they were just at first when I was there.
He's being really calm about it.
He's like, Look, I expected a loss because I was like, I'm just here to see you lose it And then he started losing it, like you guys beat the practice squad.
It was phenomenal, absolutely phenomenal.
I saw something today.
Somebody on Twitter said that the 2007 Patriots would beat the 2020 Steelers by 30.
What do you think? Um, no, I think it be a closer game because that deep yeah, is crazy.
Good, crazy, crazy. Good.
I think the Patriots 2007 what would beat them, though? Yeah, I think they would, too, because they're better.
But I think it be a closer game.
The 2007 Patriots were just unbelievable offense, so they had a pretty decent defense to um, I think that for my part, though, I think would be a lot tighter of a game thing.
A lot of people think this team, this Steelers team, reminds me a lot of the 2000 and 19 Patriots.
Yeah, the offense isn't great.
I mean, they got better receivers in juju Smith Schuster.
And they have, uh, yeah, Maple Tron.
You know what I mean? All that kind of thing.
National hero here, by the way. Chase Claypool.
Okay, Uh, here in Canada? Absolutely.
We got a Canadian receiver dominate.
Of course he is.
But that team is again built on turnovers and defense.
And if you get a team that can can, you know, not allow them to score their minimal points, they're gonna be in a lot of trouble. And I said that.
But look, Steelers fans with Steelers about 12.
No, now 11 11, 11, 11.
And no, uh, talking about a perfect season, as I talked about in our group chat today.
16 and oh, sucks.
If you lose the Super Bowl, you know, I did not walk away from that 2000 and seven or guys was probably 2000 and eight lost to the Giants, thinking, Well, at least we went 16 and oh, I walked away thinking, What a waste of a season I remember.
I was in University of the Time had psychology, the next victims issues the next day, I remember walking into class and just getting righted for losing that game.
Nobody cared that the Patriots went undefeated in the regular season.
Yeah, yeah, I'd rather have seen them go nine and seven, I think.
Which is what? The Giants didn't win the Super Bowl this year.
This year, nine and seven Super Bowl champs.
If they even win nine games, that's true. The Giants.
I don't know, though.
Daniel Jones is out now, so they might lose that grip they have on the NFC East.
Alright, who knows what's gonna happen over there? I think it's gonna be Washington.
That's been my I think so, too, I think, especially the way Alex Smith has been playing.
He's starting to get himself back.
What a story Alex Smith is.
I know I know that 30 30 was amazing.
He really did, like, almost died from that.
That was insane.
He almost died, almost lost his leg, and there he is, ready to lead the Washington football team to the playoffs.
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Bird was originally the turkey surprising that out, too.
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They found that out.
I know I usually don't know any of these fax, and I'm going to admit I was actually, like, when when he asked, you know, And you said Turkey, and he's like, Yeah, I was like, even then was like, Connor knows something.
Whenever I know even the smallest bit of anything.
That's why your buddy, that's why you're the looks and I'm the brains.
Right? There we go, right.
Looking forward to getting you on the YouTube page next week, too.
So people do start seeing your solo stuff.
It's I'm looking forward to it.
All right, dude, let's get into the stories.
We've already wasted eight minutes of these people's time, so let's get into it.
The first story wanna look at is LeGarrette blunt saying that the page I've been able to replace him.
So, you know, the funny thing is the last memories of Ladera blunt as a New England patriot is him fumbling in the Super Bowl and then being benched.
If you recall, that became the James White Show.
So James White stats for Super Bowl 51 were 14 catches for 110 yards and one touchdown.
You also had six carries for 29 yards, averaging 4.
8 yards per carry.
Punched in a two more touchdowns.
So three touchdown, the total for James White.
Liguera Blunt, who was like just the primary running back for the Patriots at 11 carries for 31 yards, averaging 2.
8 yards per carry.
Zero touchdowns in a fumble.
Not not something to write home about that day.
Um, from what we know, Belichick didn't offer him a contract after the 2016 season he signed with the Eagles.
He was a little bit bitter about not being, you know, even offered a contract by the Patriots.
And during Super Bowl 52 he beat up on the Patriots.
14 carries, 90 yards, averaged 6.
4 yards per carry and a touchdown.
He even had a 36 yard run during that game.
And, look, Blunt was a fan favorite.
He was a fan favorite for me.
He was a workhorse to New England.
Hey is now officially retired, and I don't think that that was his decision.
I think he's officially retired more because he couldn't find a team or that are a contract.
Um, but he appeared on the Pat McAfee show, and he says that New England hasn't been able to replace him.
Damian Harris has had a real breakout season this year.
He's carried the ball 110 times for 561 yards.
That's an average of 5.6 yards per carry.
He's also punched in two touchdowns in eight games.
If Harris would have played a full season, he would have been on pace for 1122 yards, falling just short of Liguera blunts best season with the Patriots when he ran for 1161 yards in 2016.
Blunt's three other seasons with the Patriots, the closest he got to 1000 yards was in 2000 and 13 when he ran for 772.
Now this could be a situation where blunt is maybe overvaluing his own worth a little bit.
But was this the wrong time for him to make a claim about the Patriots never being able to replace him? Considering that Harris is obviously on pace to mimic and surpass what LeGarrette bunted with the Patriots? Yeah, definitely.
I mean, I think he's definitely overvaluing himself here.
I like Bulgaria, plump man.
He played well in the playoffs a bunch of times to he had had a few really good seasons.
But I mean, to say that he's like irreplaceable to me is kind of nuts.
I think Damian Harris's well on his way to replacing him, and I think in 2018 Sony Michelle filled in admirably for that one season.
He had a really good year and he obviously grand phenomenally in the playoffs.
Um, I don't think the running back position has been that sort of a spot since he's left.
Yeah, and I think I have to agree with you.
Now, Look, I don't have a rational explanation for feeling this way.
I need to tell you that upfront, but it ****ed me off when I heard Plant say that.
And look, I know he's got beef with Belichick for not resigning him.
He's already talked about that, but I didn't take it. Just a slight of Belichick.
I took it as a slight of Damian Harris.
Is this just me being an oversensitive Patriots fan, or is there some validity to me getting ****ed off? You know, Thio here, one of our former players making this kind of statement when we have a guy like Damian Harris on the roster? Yeah, I mean, when you told me that, he said that, it just sounds like he's kind of sour g****s right now.
For whatever reason, he sounds bitter coming out and saying that obviously, anyone who's watched the Patriots the past half dozen games knows that Damian Harris looks pretty freaking good.
So, um, I don't know a lot of people.
I feel like when they talk about, like, way back when even other people talking about like high school or college days, they overestimate how good they were.
They overvalue themselves, and that's probably him.
Just saying something on a podcast tryingto stir things up.
I feel like that's a knock on me when I talk about my left guard days.
No no e hear it from people all the time. Whatever.
Like they've never been able to replace me since.
Well, I mean, not all of us could be in the band like you. Connor.
You you twirled a baton, right? I did something like that.
Yeah, so e couldn't even do that.
They wouldn't leave it like todo eso.
Like the Patriots have done a good job with the running game.
Damian Harris has obviously been the Shining star this year.
Sony Michelle was instrumental to the Patriots Super Bowl run in 2018.
He's taking a step back this year, but he's a good backup for Harris to take some snaps and keep Damien fresh.
Belichick has drafted guys like James White.
He signed Rex Burkhead.
Of course, they're both free agents after this season, so we'll have to see how that comes, What comes with that? But all in all, the running position has been pretty stable.
And look, of course, we cannot discount the offensive line.
And what it has contributed is Well, here's my concern.
We saw the Arizona zone.
We saw the Arizona Cardinals stack the box, and it limited Damian Harris's production on Sunday.
I think I said the average 3.
4 yards, and if you took away his 18 yard running average 2.
2 yards per carry, Um, throughout this season, not just like with Arizona, but everybody teams have showed in absolute lack of respect and no fear for Patriots just receivers.
Is there a concern that this will drastically slow down the run game? Because to me, it almost seems like Arizona found the formula last week.
Yeah, it's definitely gonna be tough, because there's not much for the Patriots to do outside of that.
I mean, we kind of saw it in Houston, but Demir Bird stepped up huge because they kind of just took, uh, Myers out of the game.
And they patriots, for whatever reason, didn't run the ball all that often.
I don't want to say they didn't run it Well, they just didn't really run it that often.
And then Damien birds stepped up huge, obviously.
But if they start shutting down Meyers and they start stacking the box, I mean, what's really gonna happen with this offense? They have absolutely no production at tight end, and I mean, I don't even know who they have out.
There was a third receiver at this point.
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So story came out yesterday and it was one I wanted to get to and couldn't actually, Our next two stories or two things that we ran out of time to talk about yesterday.
And this one is about Carson Wentz really being kind of irritated and set back because of the Jalen Hurts pick.
Now there was too controversial quarterback picks in the 2020 draft.
The Packers took Jordan love in the first round, and obviously the Eagles took Jalen Hurts in the second round.
Aaron Rodgers and Carson Wentz responded to this in very different ways.
Really? He kind of just went with it, you know? He just said, You know what? I'm gonna go improve that you guys should have got me a receiver.
Phenomenal season so far by Aaron Rodgers Absolutely m v P candidate? Absolutely.
ESPN's Jeremy Fowler is saying this, though.
He's saying that Carson Wentz suffered a hit to his confidence when Hurts was drafted and basically saying that all the ground that he gained was kind of all, you know, getting taken away.
He fought to appoint, fought through the injury, had to win the crowd over after Nick Foles won a Super Bowl.
Right? So here he is.
You got your franchise quarterback.
You're paying them a ton of money to keep him long term.
And Carson Wentz is now in a position that he feels like he has to prove himself all over again.
Now, whence is having a tough year.
He's already amassed a career high and interceptions with 15.
His previous career high prior to this was 14, and that was his rookie season.
The problem is, he's only played just over half a season, only played like 11 games right now.
His traditional stat line is this.
He's completed 245 passes, 2541 yards, has 16 touchdowns in 15 interceptions.
He's also been sacked 46 times this year.
Pff has him ranked as the 30th worst quarterback in the NFL.
Now, how much help is Carson wins getting player profile says that his supporting cast efficiency is 27th in the league.
They also Player Profile also says that his protection is 28th in the league.
When you go on Pff.
His wide receiver rankings.
Air 42 1051 13 and 1 22.
And the running game is 42 54 overall.
That has led the Eagles having a 371 record, their third in the NFC East.
And believe it or not, Corner, they still have a chance to win the division with that record.
Somehow, very much so.
Carson Wentz just signed a massive deal two years ago.
I think that seemed to show the commitment from the Eagles that went was their franchise quarterback.
Do you think that Wences injuries led to Philadelphia choosing hurts so that they could have a reliable backup? Or do you think that they saw this as an opportunity to possibly replace went in the next couple of years? I think they would have to have been thinking the backup situation after they gave him that enormous contract.
I don't know why they would want toe.
I don't know why they drafted a quarterback to begin with.
I thought that was very weird.
I thought it was weird that they did it and the Packers did it when there were two teams that really needed offensive weapons, especially receivers.
So for them to both go out and get quarterbacks.
I thought it was kind of odd, but I'm thinking they have to have the mind set that they need a solid backup.
Other than that, I don't know if they wanted this to create healthy competition and have them both compete for the starting job.
I really don't know.
I know that's what Belichick likes.
Buczek loves to think in his mind, you know, get the to get the two quarterbacks competing against each other.
But I don't know, man, I really don't.
Okay, thank you for keep going.
And I was giving you that.
Yeah, I was just I had to do something.
I was just some producer stuff that I couldn't.
And I was muted, and I couldn't get back to the tons of my mic.
Um, look, last night we discussed the Patriots 2019, 1st round draft pick Nikkila Harry, and you admitted that Harry is working his way towards being a draft bust.
One thing that Carson Wentz and the hell Harry have in common is that injuries have been a big problem throughout their short careers.
and it set them both back throughout.
You know they're playing times definitely outside of a really good sop****re season.
For Wentz, that eventually led to Nick Foles leading the Eagles to a Super Bowl.
Are we now at the point where we should start considering, or at least having the conversation around Carson Wentz, who was taken second overall in 2016? Are we now, at the point where we need to start, I'm gonna start having a conversation about whence being a draft bust, I will give him mawr.
Ah, more leeway, because he has shown obviously flashes of greatness in the NFL.
We haven't seen it out of the Kill Harry yet, but obviously, uh, Carson Wentz didn't lead them.
He kind of led them to the Super Bowl.
He had a lights out season that year, and he was well on his way.
And then it was obviously, Nick folks who Nick folk who did it from there, it would've been Nick Nick Foles.
We've got Nick focused mind folks on the mind because he's an all Pro kicker this year.
But would it be fair to say that we can't really say they'd be on the way to the Super Bowl because we don't know how Carson Wentz would have performed in the playoffs.
That's very true.
Obviously, Nick Foles stepped up and the defense went ballistic.
They just had a great playoff run.
Um, it's hard to say I'll wait and see what Nick Foles does.
I mean, not Nick Foles what Carson Wentz does next season because he has been great.
And then this season, he's obviously been terrible.
But I don't think I'm ready to say he's a boss yet, since the reports are saying that Hurt hurts, Uh, that the hurts pick rattled Carson Wentz his confidence.
I'm going to assume that the Eagles did not discuss the pick with him prior to the draft.
That usually doesn't happen, So this is a bit of a two part question for you.
Did the Eagles handle this decision wrong? And did they make a mistake taking hurts and putting that kind of pressure on whence Or is this the case that somebody like whence should have risen to the internal pressure sort of the same way that Aaron Rodgers did You think that he would rise to the occasion and play better knowing that obviously, his job could be taken at any time.
Maybe he's been through so much.
It's then injuries and you know, disappointments to the end of the season with him not being able to play in the Super Bowl a couple of years ago.
But it's the NFL, man.
You know, you got to step it up and play because you could lose your job at the drop of a hat, and I think he's probably realizing that.
But I go back to what I said earlier.
It's just a weird pick.
I mean, they don't have a strong receiving corps at all.
I have a few rookies.
Alshon Jeffery is you know, I don't know how he's even in the leaks, though.
He he's not going to contribute much anymore.
I don't think, and they they didn't do anything to help him.
Instead, they went out there and took a very high draft pick on a quarterback.
When he's supposed to be their franchise quarterback.
So it's definitely sending mixed signals to the guy.
So you would say that they made a mistake? I think so.
I don't understand why they took a quarterback so high when they just paid him a few years ago because there's coming out and saying, Hey, we gave this guy a huge contract.
He's gonna be our future of the organization.
He's gonna be a quarterback for years to come.
But let's also take a quarterback extremely high in the draft like it's contradicting itself.
Well, let's talk about something that's not contradicting and something that I think we completely understand.
Don't **** off D K. Metcalf.
That's what I've learned.
That's what I learned on Monday night.
Metcalf may have a reason to play with a chip on his shoulder.
He may feel like he was overlooked.
He went 64th overall in 2019 draft.
Okay, the players picked before DK was Baltimore took marquees.
Brown, 25th overall pick off season.
I know it's a good touchdown today, but that isn't that much.
Nikkila Harry, 32nd overall by the Patriots.
I mean, we've already we've already said he's on his way to being a draft bus.
San Francisco to Deebo.
Samuel, 36 decent receiver, and he's good.
Tennessee took a J.
Brown with the 51 pick good pick good pick.
Kansas City took Nicole Hardman at 56.
I mean, yeah, good.
Yeah, Philadelphia took J.
I'm just gonna say Whiteside, because I could never say his for his first name properly.
Indy. And I don't think that was a great pick.
I think that was a reach in.
He took Paris Campbell, who I like because he's from Ohio State, 59th overall.
But he's dealt with nothing but injuries in Arizona.
Took Andy Isabella, 62nd overall, and he's been nothing but inconsistent since coming into the league.
Metcalf goes, is the ninth receiver brought are picked in the draft In 2019, He goes 58 catches for 900 yards and seven touchdowns.
Okay in the 2020 season.
Already, he's already matched his catches from last year and 58 for 1039 yards and nine touchdowns.
Pff has him ranked as 12th overall.
They gave a receiving grade of 83.7.
Okay, he's a big physical receiver, very difficult for cornerbacks to cover last or Monday night.
Eagles defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz, former head coach of the Detroit Lions, made a huge mistake.
Uh, I guess he tried to compliment him and it went awry.
He had a conversation with DK before the game and he said I was in Detroit.
You're not Megatron right now.
He did say he Schwartz said.
I was trying to compliment, and I guess the whole conversation went, You know, you're the closest thing to Megatron.
But I was in Detroit.
I don't make sure you're not Megatron yet.
Uh, that ****ed off D K.
Metcalf even put on Twitter that, you know, I took you, had the he put the, uh, Jordan, you know, meme up right and said, You know, I took that personal And he admitted that he had extra motivation for the game.
The Eagles had no answer.
He had 10 catches for 177 yards on Monday night.
Okay, Connor, Before we even go into D K.
Metcalf, let's just get the comment that seems to drive us the craziest out of the way.
Okay, One of the most popular Twitter comments from Patriots fans is we could have drafted DK.
You and I have said many times that 31 other teams could have drafted him on multiple occasions.
But considering that eight receivers were drafted before DK, can we all just agree that the entire NFL, not just the New England Patriots, overlooked D.
K. Metcalf? Yeah, 100%.
And I know I remember they came out with that picture of him on Twitter, where he looks like he's from the movie, uh, 300 or whatever it is like he's a gladiator.
Um, and they were saying he was gonna be like one of the top receivers off the board.
He was like a shoe in for a first round pick.
And then he went at the very end of the second round, you know? So I think the entire league just overlooked him.
Metcalf was basically the Seahawks offense on Monday night, right? 177 receiving yards, a career high for him.
He is now the fastest Seahawk receiver ever, toe 1000 yards in franchise history.
He accomplished that in 11 games.
He's now leading the entire NFL with 1039 receiving yards.
With five weeks left to play, Matt Calf was one on one up against Darius Slay, who is one of the better cover corners in the NFL.
Okay, this is a guy in Darius Slay that their defensive coordinator, Jim Schwartz, picked, handpicked and had him in Detroit to take on Metcalfe, meaning Philadelphia probably felt confident that there was an ability to slow down d K. Metcalf.
We saw Metcalf bully Stefan Gilmore, who was the defensive player of the year last season.
Let me just ask you the straight up question.
Is there any cornerback in the NFL? Forget slow down.
That can stop D.
Metcalf that can stop him at this point.
C. Jackson can slow him down.
Um, that bold, bold statement, Maybe, but that's that's slow down nonstop.
Nobody's gonna stop that guy.
That was such a Patriots homer.
Waas e mean, maybe there are guys that can somewhat slow him down, but no one's going to stop him at this point.
He's too big. He's too fast.
He's too strong.
He's one of the best receivers in the entirely about, obviously, but I don't see anyone really stopping that guy Now.
I read something really interesting today.
The San Francisco 40 Niners may have been eyeing Metcalfe with their third round pick in the 2019 draft.
Um, to me again, it's another sign of disrespect that San Francisco thought that he would still be available in the third round.
The 40 Niners went to the Super Bowl last season.
They were top of the NFC Injuries killed them this year.
But let's play hypothetical for a minute, Okay? If the 40 Niners would have drafted D.
Metcalf, would he? And deep.
So it's a two part question.
Would he and Debo be the best wide receiver tandem in the NFL? And if the 40 Niners had him this year and they didn't go through the injuries they had this season, should we just handed the Lombardi Trophy to San Francisco Week one? I mean, Thio audience to the second part first, probably if they didn't have the injuries that they had.
Obviously, Bosa got injured Jimmy G s injured monster.
It's been injured.
Obviously, um, Richard Sherman's been banged up.
They've had so many injuries on that team and they're still somehow scrapping out some winds beating the Rams last week.
Um, there's still pretty tough team.
I think if they had him and they didn't have injuries, they would be hands down the favorites toe win, I think, would be them in the Packers, probably in the NFC championship again, especially if D. K.
Metcalf played for them opposed the Seahawks assed Faras, the best to wide receiver duo in the league outside of Jacoby Meyers and Amir Bird, I think they would probably be the best.
So you think that the clips like what they're doing in Kansas City with, Like when they have Sammy Watkins and Tyree kill? Yeah, Sammy Watkins is doing consistent.
That's more Tyreek Hill and Travis Calc.
In my opinion, those were two starts, so tired.
Eso Kelsey is a tight end.
But let's pretend like let's just call guys who catch the football.
Would Deebo, Samuel D.
Metcalf, In your opinion, because DK's built like a tight end, would they eclipse from a tandem perspective? What we see at the Travis, Kelsey and Tyree kill or what that still be that as catching tandem, I think it would still be Kelsey and and Hill.
Kelsey is just so good.
I I think Chelsea's just just a stud, and then Tyreek Hill Speed is just ridiculous.
We saw that last week.
That combination is really the new Gronk settlement.
Is it not pretty much? Yeah, although I I agree with people he's not drunk.
They call him Baby Gronk Kelsey.
But I think Gronk in his prime when he was healthy, was the best tight end I've ever seen in my 29 years watching football.
That's why he's baby Gronk Gronk, not baby Kelsey.
He's very similar.
Gronk Gronk was a more well rounded, tight end and dominant.
I mean, Kelsey's dominant in the passing game.
Don't get me wrong, but Gronk was obviously Mawr.
Well, well rounded it all.
And I know that she's fans go nuts and they always that sarcastic.
But those who can't block no yeah, tells every tight end can block.
He can't block like Gronkowski could block.
Yeah, exactly, exactly.
Kelsey could still block, but Gronk was just as good as Gronk was a catching passes.
He was just a good at blocking, and it's funny, we I don't think that a lot of us really recognize that until until the end he got sort of slowed down in the passing game.
Then you realized how good he could block.
Right? That was the 2018 season when he really slowed down there.
But then I realized that my there are huge holes being made by Gronkowski.
Well, believe it or not, Connor, we have come to the end of DPM commentary tonight.
Yes, it goes too quick sometimes.
And we're ready now for our rapid fire questions.
Are you ready? I'm ready.
So this was a topic that we discussed discussed during our SportsCastr news segment on Monday.
And I want to get your opinion.
Is Patrick Mahomes at the point now where he'll start getting the Michael Jordan treatment? Basically, that expectations are so high that performing an M v P levels is just the expectation, Therefore, giving the M V P award to somebody else, even if Mahomes deserves it.
Um, I don't know if I'll say that they'll give the M V p to somebody else if he's the one who deserves it, But I think he's gonna be getting the Michael Jordan treatment and the fact that he's gonna have extremely high expectations every year.
So his numbers better not go down a little bit because then people will be all over him.
The Patriots, 28 to 3 comeback against the Atlanta Falcons, will go down as the greatest game in New England Patriots history and will never be forgotten by any Patriots fan ever.
With that being said, if the Patriots were to run the table and make the playoffs, a task actually more difficult than the 28 to 3 come back well this season equal or eclipse the feeling that you got from the Super Bowl win, Um, I think the Super Bowl win will always take the cake.
That was just such a ridiculous comeback and would have to see what the Patriots will do in the playoffs.
Although I'll go on record if they went toe, win five more in a row, which would be in six games straight.
They're going to be a team that you do not want to face in the playoffs.
The San Francisco 40 Niners now live in Arizona.
The Baltimore Ravens played without 23 players today.
The Broncos played a game without a quarterback to patients and titans of at games postponed.
The schedule makers in the NFL are losing their mind.
And today Roger Goodell said that he doesn't think they'll go to a bubble because the protocols that they put in place are working really well.
I mean, I know I asked you about this yesterday and you said it was a cluster.
You know what? But what is your response to Roger the clown saying that the protocols were working? Just show a picture of the mat Patricia coming down the stairs wearing the Roger Goodell clown shirt.
Everything is going well, he says everything is working.
Yeah, it's working.
Well, what's working? Well, Roger, we have a disaster across the board right now.
And, uh, not Arizona.
They're going to Arizona.
They're basically going into a bubble.
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