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We are back and we are back in action.
Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Ray Route.
I am the creator in chief Opinion ator of DP and Sports Talk.
That man over there is my co host and the creator of Connor Commentary who just celebrated their one year anniversary yesterday.
Air we got together, We were like, Let's do it.
Let's put together the two greatest brands in the world and make a show about nothing.
And that brings to you the greatest live show in sports entertainment today DP and Commentary.
What's going on, man? How are you? Good, then we really are.
Show about nothing, right? Way talked about absolute nonsense.
You know what's funny? Like people ask me like, how much prop we put into our shows And, like, what do you like? How much do we talk about? What we're going to do? And it's like number one.
I don't think we've had a phone call in months.
Yeah, and you guys don't understand our conversation before the show is like a How's it going? Good.
You ready? I feel like both of us are half asleep.
Half time starts that we start.
Sometimes we have some conversation after the show.
And other times, just like I'm in a good show, taking as you just see.
Like, our energy levels are like up here.
Like through the show.
We're talking and we're energetic.
And like, as soon as the show's over, you start walking around. You just see me.
Yeah, it looks like All right. Thanks for coming, man.
Yeah. All right. Take care. Bye.
But, dude, man, I am feeling much more rested today.
I'll play that much Tuesday.
Did you get a full night's sleep between now and then? Ice? Well, yeah.
My wife did the puppy last night, so I was I was asleep by 11.
30 and I got to sleep till about 60 clock this morning, so Okay, nice.
No, it's not great, but I'm feeling much more arrested than I was Tuesday.
I had been up since, like, 3.
30 in the morning on Tuesday.
like I was just as bad.
I was just ready to I was so tired.
How are you, man? Working hard, working hard, working like crazy.
But you're running ever ends.
I thought you got Wednesdays off.
I usually dio, but half the time I have people showing up.
I have customers that want to come in.
I have people that want to pick up their car.
There's always something that's that's the bad thing about the businesses that never sleeps.
What's the best thing about the business? Tell the people with the best thing about the businesses these days? I don't know.
Um that I guess I have I have a decent amount of freedom when I'm there.
No one really bothers me.
I'm not very, uh, managed, so I like that not being manages Great.
It is nice that, like I have managers, but I could be gone for a Knauer and they won't really even pay any attention.
Don't even carry now.
They don't really care now.
So yesterday on your show, Ben asked you if you sold any cars.
Yeah, and Ah, you said you planned on it in the afternoon.
You're going to sell a Honda.
Did it happen? It did. Yeah.
I went back there that people kept me there till, like, eight oclock at night.
You guys goes at seven.
Yeah, well, some nights we close at seven.
Some nights were there till nine.
That's socks. Yeah.
I remember there was that one night that you were, like, half an hour late for our show.
The I was, like, 8.
30 and I was still there.
I'm like, there's no way I'm gonna be home at night.
So? So we talk about a tough subject right off the hop. Yeah.
Three more games postponed tonight in the MBA.
I think the did that all three leads post on.
I haven't been on.
I haven't been on Twitter.
I've been running around.
You know that Latin baseball's playing baseball playing.
Yeah, really? There's some other games. Postpones.
Yeah, but right now, the Dodgers and the Giants Airplane, the Reds and the Brewers together postponed it.
A with Rockies in the Diamondbacks, the Red Sox in the Blue Jays, Theophile Ethics and the Rangers two Phillies in the Nationals.
The Oilers are the Orioles in the race.
Twins in the Tigers, the Marlins and the Mets.
Okay, the rest of the other teams Quaid.
So a few teams a plan? Yeah, in the NHL, who did play last night? Postponed their games tonight and they're postponed.
Tomorrow is Well, okay.
Um, they took a lot of heat, All right.
I thought I thought I saw that.
The NHL takes a lot of you because, I mean, they just they don't really care, right? They they put out their little message, and then that's what I feel.
It's almost like, uh I don't know what the word for it, like, They just do it.
So there's a lot of different, uh, obviously a lot of different opinions on this whole thing.
Yeah, and I think a lot of misinformation.
I saw a thing from a friend of mine today who wrote, You know, the guy had a knife and I was like, No, he didn't.
They found a knife in his car after they shot him in the back of his hand.
You know, there's a lot of people like upset with the n b a right, and it's funny because the people who I think one of the most upset about with the MBA aren't even n b a fans, right? Exactly.
But I wrote a piece about this today, and I like to share it if I could.
And then maybe we can talk about it after my piece.
And you can tell me if I'm wrong or you can tell me from right Or we could just We just talked about it again.
We liked out fun here.
But when when these old issues come up, we can't ignore them.
I have made that conscious decision together, right? That we're going to make that we're gonna have these kind of conversations, and people are They're gonna like it of their knots.
All right, here's the piece I wrote for Tak More hole today.
It says in the early part of 2020 we found ourselves staring down a global pandemic.
And because of this government, authorities and citizens acted.
I'm not saying it was perfect.
And yes, some countries have done it better than others. You disappeared.
Can you hear me? At least I can Hey, Yeah, It's my camera again.
I don't know why my camera keeps doing this.
Yeah, I hope you back.
It turns off on its own.
I'm not saying it was perfect.
And yes, some countries have done it better than others.
But the rack there was action.
Then George Floyd was murdered.
In my opinion, the government and authorities acted in a way that wasn't surprising.
And it was left to citizens to do the right thing.
Here we are, just a few weeks later, and there's been another salt against another unarmed black man.
During these times of unrest, pain and uncer*****y, we returned to what we know the best.
And for a lot of us return athletes, we turn to sports, and I'm not sure what we wanted from them.
I'm not sure if we were expecting outrage, a call for peace.
Or maybe we were just looking for that overall distraction.
Basically, let's just let's just watch the basketball and forget that bad things were happening to innocent people simply because of the color of their skin.
What happened last night was exactly what needed to happen.
Obviously, it started with the Milwaukee Bucks refusing to take the court and then every other team following suit.
N B A stars or any athlete in any sports are nothing but entertainers.
They're there for us to watch grown men play a game that we played his kids last night.
We didn't need toe watch basketball.
We needed to reflect on the Jacob Blake shooting.
We needed to reflect on George Floyd in Briana Taylor.
We needed to reflect on the social injustice that people call it cover color live with on an everyday basis.
In the past, basketball players were directed to shut up in dribble.
I wonder now if Laura Ingraham ever wondered what would happen if they simply said no and stop dribbling and continue to shine a light on racism, police brutality and the poor treatment of people of color.
As far as I'm concerned, a group of grown men who left their families and psycho sacrifice those moments so they could enter a bubble and entertain us have taken the appropriate response to all of this.
I don't care how much money they make, and neither should you.
What we should care about is the discussion that this is sparked.
We're entering a critical time as a society, and we need to start learning and growing.
I've said this more times and I can remember, but systematic racism.
And, yes, Ben Shapiro Systematic racism does exist, and it exists all over the world.
The N B A is a global brand, so the boycott of the playoffs will not just reach a small portion of one country.
There are people everywhere right now, feeling the losses of these games and reacting to the messages that come with these lost games.
For the people who have been screaming about rioters and looters and saying that they only agree with people peaceful protests, it doesn't get any more peaceful than this.
And yet the reaction from the same people has been rage.
It's ironic to me that there was a hashtag boycott nb a trending on Twitter when players took a knee for the national anthem and wore black lives matter shirts.
And yet, when the n B A players turned and boycott you, it's met with rage.
These boycotts are not just sending a message to society.
It's sending a direct message to owners and executives.
Use your power and influence to do good for society support campaigns that will change the politics where it matters and acknowledge that lives, regardless of the color somebody's skin should never be political and understand and recognize that black lives matter doesn't mean that all lives don't.
Am I disappointed that the season may be over? Of course I am.
I just watched my hometown Toronto Raptors, sweep the first round, and now they're taking on the Boston Celtics.
90% of my viewers and readers or Celtics fans.
I was looking forward to the smack talking that was going to come out of that.
But I'm proud of the players, including the ones representing my city in my country in Toronto, because at the end of the at the end of the day, everything that's going on around us is much bigger than a basketball game.
Now I'm expecting mixed reactions to this article.
I expect some backlash and support.
I do want to thank my bosses at Techno Hole and SportsCastr for giving me this platform to express my ideas and not muzzle my opinions.
And I hope that other media outlets and businesses follow the same example.
The freedom to speak about injustice publicly is important, and I hope that other fall.
Others follow SportsCastrs leads and allow their team members to speak and do the right thing, regardless of the blowback.
I have struggled to close this article.
I usually like to finish off my articles with something bright and uplifting, but on this occasion I don't have the strength to find it.
And it also seems why wildly inappropriate.
So I'll leave you with this.
Basketball is fun, but black lives matter.
You wrote that. That was really well written.
Thank you. I appreciate that. I was really good.
Would you put that on techno Techno? Yeah.
Yeah, it's sad, man.
I feel like they don't even like athletes want to do something, but they don't even know what they should do so that they're gonna boycott the game because that's the only thing they could even think of.
That's a use your use your and it was Doc Rivers.
My body taxes it to me today because I have a friend of mine.
He's and he's an African American guy rafting and Canadian guy.
I asked him to read the article first because there was I right.
Wrote an article ones about Colin Kaepernick Yeah, and it actually came off like I was slighting Kaepernick and Nike when it was the opposite of what I was trying to do, right? Um, he liked it.
He told me, Don't change a thing and put it out just like that, Right? But ah, he wrote Doc, eso Doc Rivers said, Quote your talent is your power if you want to use it, you know? Yep, it's, um you're talented, your power.
And it's true, man, because that's what they have.
People tune in to the N B.
Basketball players play basketball.
It's one of the most popular sports in the world, and the reach of these athletes have because of their talent is huge.
And I think that you know how many times people are like all you know, just shut up in dribble, play basketball with that's your job.
But I mean, these guys have spoken out, over and over and over again, right? And how ironic was that? That it was four years since cabinet took the needed? You see that yesterday? I did. Yeah.
It was just so ironic that it was the same date four years later, and I mean, it's I have to cover when this is over.
I have to cover a story for SportsCastr for SportsCastr news.
Um, and we do know one on my own.
And it's about Brian Urlacher and people, you know, You heard about the shooter last night, right? The 17 year old kid? Yeah, I just had about that. Yeah.
So what? What? What did he do? Just so just so I know he showed up to the protest with a gun and shot people.
Three people shot a rifle, and people are calling this Get a patriot.
And Brian, it should be at home inside Urlacher, Like the Tweet City.
Yeah, good or whatever.
Anything he posted, something else, which was just, like, brutal, you know? And I'm like, you know, it's It's just all right there.
I'm not surprised that you and I are having this conversation again.
Yeah, but I'm at a Point Lake.
How many times can we have the conversation? Right, Right.
I think that's where all the athletes are out at this point is they don't know what else to do.
You know what I mean? We just did this like but 68 weeks ago whenever Waas Not long ago.
You know what I mean? And here we are again, you know, and it's I re and I really hate because I did get some backlashes I expected, you know, and I got It's a good time to be off Twitter, man.
And I got a stick to sports comment, you know? And I'm like, this is for its right now, though it is, and it but a part of me was like **** you, right, Number one.
Nobody tells me what to do.
Yeah, you don't tell me what to do.
****in SportsCastr doesn't tell me what to do, because the moment you guys do, I'm out, right? You and I mean, I'll go do my own **** somewhere else.
That's why you have a podcast.
You can do your own thing.
It's exactly what it is, right? And I'm not not a dance ****** that's going to sit here and talk about the Patriots all day because that's what you want to hear.
You Look, if you don't like what Carter and I are saying, you know, we want you to stay.
But I gladly say **** off.
Then right? Absolutely.
I agree completely.
I mean, it's just if people are gonna like it than whatever, you know what I mean? I don't know. It's not worth it.
I rather put the show and whoever enjoys and enjoys.
And if you don't, then if you don't want to watch that Stein. Absolutely.
And I'm not saying that you even have to agree with us.
And I'm hoping I'm open to having an open discussion with this because I believe that I have to talk to people who don't agree with what I'm saying, right in order to grow in other ways.
Or maybe I could help them grow or whatever it may be.
But I mean, for the people who watch us or read my ****, just ah, you know, I don't know the Put yourself through the pain of listening to what we have to hear.
There's like I think it's something like 10,000 videos per minute get uploaded on YouTube.
There's so much other car God, is that what it is? It's insane.
There's so much content on the Internet or television or whatever.
Let go, go somewhere else, you know, like you don't have to it.
We're not saying Stop watching us.
I mean, we appreciate every fan and viewer we get, and I'm not saying don't have a different opinion.
I don't think you are, either.
People are allowed to have different opinions.
But if you're going to get angry and you tell me to stick to sports and you don't like the the topic at hand, go **** yourself.
Go to something else.
You stop following what I to, you know, like, um, it's not the first time I wrote about it.
It's not the last time.
I'll probably write about it, sadly, and it's not the last time you and I are going to talk about this.
Unfortunately, probably not, I mean anyways, especially now that you know it's really coming too late because everything can be caught on a phone Now.
It's not like 1950 when there's no technology.
Yeah, someone said that It's not like this wasn't happening 20 years ago.
There was just No, there's just nobody there to film it, not know technology existed.
So now it's some can film something, and now it's gonna be out there.
So now things really, really gonna have to change.
And what I don't understand is, and I don't I assume you're in the same boat is me.
I always make assumptions about you because you seem like a decent guy.
You know anything? Um, I always make you know, I always make a some support you, but, like, I just don't I don't understand how you can look at somebody, and because their skin is a different color, you automatically come up with assumptions that they're going to behave in a different way.
I know a lot of ****ed up white people O mito a lot, a lot.
You know, it's funny.
So I you know, I have my brother in law's black black like I have a lot of, you know, black view of married a guy black in my family on dime, not saying it's like, I know black people.
I'm just saying it on.
We're having this talking, but we're laughing because my picture on Twitter right now, you know, the one with the face mask on Whatever.
Yeah, I get mistaking a lot as somebody who as black.
Yeah, because I got the deep tan and in the sunglasses in various to my face.
And I wrote something about all bird.
I'm in a fight with the province of Alberta up here.
I think we talked about this.
I've gotten death threats and everything from right.
No, I didn't know that.
So I didn't tell, you know.
So they're sending death threats? Yeah, I had with Giorgio.
I had to report people feeling Oh, yeah, just this should blew up this one of my most blown up tweets that ever.
I think I did see that.
I think I did see that.
But I don't know.
People have legit threatening people have flipped my care, even, really, I can't even remember what the what the subject was.
Now I think it was Oh, it was the Blue Jays.
And I think the Yankees they all took a need for the national anthem.
Yeah, stood for the Canadian national anthem and kneeled for the American national anthem.
Now, I didn't agree with that deal for both of them were not a perfect country here in Canada, right? I mean, we have the same issues.
Maybe not to the elevated level that you have United States that we have a lot of systemic racism Canada.
Um, and I tweeted out.
I quote tweeted.
It was on Facebook, and I screen shotted it, put it on ah, on Twitter and wrote Old white people in Alberta are upset about This is thinking about that.
Yeah, because if you go on Twitter, I mean on Facebook and you look up anything to do with race.
Every ****ing racist honky is from the province of Alberta.
Is that why I Oh, yeah.
I mean, they're all over the place, but they're the most vocal, like they're like, are Republicans up here. Right.
Well, Berta got ****ed, and I had a mayor of some town in Alberta, like, with a blue check mark, like, ring away.
Written me toe like, like, to shreds with, like, like, a 20 tweet thing.
And I was responding back to him, and and I tried to start having some, like, riel conversations, and I'll give it to you.
Some of the Alberti is good for you.
Um, you had conversations back? Yeah, um, and and we agreed to disagree.
Um, you know, I think that your province is a racist bigot province, and they're not just to, you know, There's the the indigenous, um, native nation is mistreated.
And there's murders that police don't even investigate because the murder victim was native and you would, I mean, in an indigenous.
So I mean, I think that you're an awful province.
Like, you know, I can deal with it and not everybody like I got.
There's a guy I know who's from Alberta.
He's a solid kid. Yeah.
Um, you know, we talked on instagram all the time.
His cousin actually was a look professional lacrosse player.
You know, he's fine, but everybody else can.
You mean like, whatever and there's some good ones, but yeah, right.
Anyways, it just I just, you know, and you know me.
I just kept antagonizing right with everything they wrote, and yeah, I sorta getting death threats that they're gonna come to Toronto, and they're gonna kill me and forever.
But somebody, the biggest piece that I kept getting is that I was racist, and I was, um and I was I was racist trying to divide and start a race war.
Yeah, and I was confused by it when I first started getting.
I got a couple Pete, couple different people wrote that, right? You're just trying to start a race war.
Your racist, white people.
And I was, like, lost in there.
Like, Can I be racist to my own people? You know what I mean? Yeah, I didn't know that was a thing.
So I finally, like a quote tweeted it.
And I was like, What is this woman? What does this woman think I am? That's what I wrote.
And somebody dropped an n word on me.
Oh, and then I started, so I stopped.
It got ridiculous.
Yeah, Especially when you know, the death threats started, right? Right on.
And then I went by.
So one day, you know, curiosity killed the cat, right? So I'm sitting there one day, and I'm like, what are these crazies talking about? And I had some serious racist ****, right? And I could not believe the amount of people who thought I was black really in that picture.
So I showed my brother in law.
He goes there he was You got the good tan.
You got that Sicilian tan just really going right now.
You know what? The glasses and the mask and the beard and my hair was just, like was like this, but it was kind of out in the look.
Like my hair's really curly.
I don't know if you can see up here, right? Like my hair curls.
Yeah, I can see. Yeah.
Yeah. So I don't think I had in a ponytail.
Just got it out.
So my hair was curly, you know? I mean, and, uh, yeah, and they, uh they started.
A lot of people are throwing racist off of me.
Thought it was black.
And that's not a good way for them to revert the stereotype of what you originated with.
But for a moment, I mean, I wasn't, like, super offended because I'm not black.
You what? I mean, but for a moment, I got to experience what some people of color have to experience, right.
You know, um, I do have, naturally, all of these skins.
I'm not, like, pasty white, but I'm a white guy unit.
It's You can see me and see him.
Caucasian, right? Uh, dude, it's I know why there's black people or just people of color in general why They're in pain? Because the things that we're getting written to me by the people who thought I was black was just disgusting.
Like, absolutely disgusting.
Twitter, man it is.
It could be a cess pool.
People just show their true colors, and they think because they hide behind the phone you don't mean then they just let it all go.
And that's the problem, right? It's, you know, I would say, like, yeah, you know what? I tweet a lot too.
And hide behind the phone keyboard warrior, whatever.
But you know what? For guys like you and I, man, we have the stones to come out here on a show like this one, a platform with with, you know, hundreds of people who watch and, you know, look each other in the eye and say, This is how we feel, you know? I don't know.
I mean, look, if it's OK with you, I'd like to start moving on from this.
It's, um but, you know, um thank you for, you know, addressing it again.
The responsible thing for us to do And you know people, man, Just one love, You know, that's all I can say one love.
Just love everybody else.
That's a good way to put it.
All right, people.
There's never an easy way to transition from this kind of conversation, so we're just gonna do it right.
Um, I always think that Tell Mike what's the transition? You can't do it.
There's no way there's no way to transition.
There's something funny or anything like that, right? It's just sort of going.
I'm so happy that you've seen the back to the future movies.
I used to watch the first one when I was a little kid.
All the time I remember that would be my guys. Don't, Ben.
I specifically remember that Johnny B.
Goode, son, when you did that at the dance, I watched it on YouTube, backpack, that scene all the other all the time.
I watched it on YouTube.
Yeah, and then his cousin.
Hey, Chuck, it's your cousin Marvin.
You know how you sound you're looking for? Listen to this.
Did I remember that exact scene? Juno whacked out.
That movie is when you start thinking about it in perspective, though like his, his mother was trying to sleep with him like there was, like, so serious and sensual **** going on.
I don't remember that.
I was, like, eight.
So I went over my head.
He went there back in time to try to have something to make his parents life better.
It his mother fell in love with him.
There's that. I remember that part.
Yeah, there is actually a hilarious you watch college humor.
No, but I know what it is.
Ah, let me pull that.
They did one about back to the future.
Yeah, And like, it's frickin hilarious college humor.
Back to the future.
Let me see if I can find it.
Where is it? It's really it.
Oh, no, it's gone.
It This one was so good because it was like he gives it and so sleeps with his mother.
Back to the future.
Let me say this.
Sleeps with mother.
All of humor has got some 20 stuff.
I've seen the months where? There.
Back to the future *** scene.
Let me share the screen.
It's It's freaking hilarious.
I don't remember the movie as well.
I just remember. Like that scene.
I remember election it all the time.
Yeah, that's it.
When I kiss you, it's like I'm kissing my brother.
Believe me, it makes perfect sense.
It just feels wrong yet, so Right.
What do you mean? You had *** with your own mother? She was throwing Jesus Christ.
She's a lot younger.
It's not what it sounds like.
I don't even understand why you're still here.
Showed you must have done something.
They can still fix this.
You just have to send you back to stop the *** from ever happening dot Your genius? Yeah.
Oh, wait, Marty, you can't go used to you way.
So a man I'm not that bad looking.
No, we're gonna do this again.
This time you are not.
Have *** with your mother.
Oh, yourself with that? No, Too late back.
Remember? The picture kept fading, right? Oh, yeah.
Oh, it's awesome.
One of my favorite calling humor skits of all time.
Uh, so talks of patriots, We should we both want patriots today? We did.
We born out in the Patriots gear.
We didn't cover coordinate today, though.
No, I guess not.
Last week was the pure red.
Um, so I was reading Interesting article today said that Ah, Jared Stadium still believes that he is competing for the starting job, isn't he? Isn't he out Week one already? Is he out for a week? I don't know if he's out for a week one.
I think he's still limited, isn't he? Yeah. Excited.
I thought he's been injured to the point where they were when he wasn't even in contention because of injury.
He came out today and find it here.
When we find the Let me find the article for you two weeks from today.
Starts the season, right? Yeah, it's like the Yeah, it starts on a Thursday night and it's it's in.
This is 17th, isn't it? Or the 10th? I think it's a tent at a tent.
Were Temic were two weeks from tonight, Man. Nice.
Stadium gives up the, uh uh, Jared said, um seeks most of the opportunities.
Here's the one just from Patriots.
Wire came about six hours ago.
Says he feels he's still competing for the Patriots starting quarterback job.
Jared Stadium seems to be falling behind Cam Newton in the New England Patriots quarterback battle.
But the second year signal caller doesn't seem to think that the competition is over.
Though Newton seems to be getting the most quality work with the offense, Tatum thinks he can still win the job, saying quote.
I definitely feel like how I've you think are definitely how I feel.
How I view things.
Every day is a competition.
Whether I'm first string, second string, third string, fourth string, fifth string, I don't view does that, Stadium said on Thursday.
I just view it as a great opportunity to get better with my teammates every single day and compete really hard.
I look at this copy.
I look at this competing against myself to and trying to learn and grow every single day to help myself get better.
Each and every day is I go out there on the fields, so I don't know that title.
That title seems a little misleading.
I didn't hear Jared sit him say I'm still competing for the starting job.
I think okay, he's just competing and working hard with teammates.
That's what I'm hearing, right? That sounded like what he was saying.
Um, I mean, I don't know as soon as they signs can do.
And I thought that he took a vaccine before any of this even happened before. Camper.
And I thought, I think I mean, we've had this conversation 100 times.
We need to see you start because we keep talking with the same subjects over.
I know that's what happens when there's no pre season.
There's nothing because it pre season was going on right now, we'd be talking about, like who we think is going to get caught.
Who's gonna make the team, like who looked good in the preseason way, may not even have a show tonight because it would have in a preseason game, right? Yeah, there would have been a pre season game so usually point on Thursdays, right? The other dude, just everybody knows on game days, like on Thursday Night Football.
If the Patriots airplane, there will be no dp and commentary because Connor and I will be very busy, very busy scratching our balls.
Yeah, and watching football, yelling at the TV 100%.
Yeah, hopefully in a good way.
Um, Joe says he's back to full practice now.
That he wasn't that that injured that if he's back practicing full hey, won't be he won't be back 200% for a few weeks.
Okay, The first game should be the 13th.
That that was Ah, yes.
The Patriots first games.
The 13 for the game will be on.
Ah, on the 10th.
That makes sense.
Week one, Miami Dolphins.
Do you want to try to know? We've said it, but you want to go through the schedule together, and we'll do some, like preseason pics of who we think.
Like what we think their records gonna be in what games They're gonna win.
Let me go down like that.
By the way, I'm gonna compete against your mother this year.
By the way, are you Yes.
I love it. I want to see what happens.
So have you decided who else just competing against now? Do you have any suggestions? We should have.
Like, we should start like a pool.
Like you, me and Joe Yep.
Just like the DPM team, Right? No offense.
Anybody else? DPM team Your mother? Yep.
And then we'll just will.
Look, we'll figure out like three ****ysts out there.
Okay? And we'll just be straight picking games and we'll see who has The more who has the better by the end of the year.
I bet you will be us.
We have a good chance if your mother winds.
Is your mother good at picking football? She beat Pete Prisco by, like, 16 last year, which is absurd.
Now Does your mother picked based on knowledge of footballers, should pick on like, I like Cincinnati better than Cleveland? She watches football, so she knows what's going on.
Says he actually knows, like the teams and stuff.
But I think us we ****yze it so much, you know, maybe we over ****yse.
We'll talk ourselves out of the smart pick.
I think she just looks in his like, Oh, the Packers are better than the Bears.
I'll take the Packers and we're like, Oh, well, the Bears were at home.
They really need The Wed Packers are doing great lately.
They don't play well on the road.
They haven't won a game in Green Base, the Earth in Chicago's and say, I know we do that all the time and half the stuff.
It's just like now just pick whatever teams better.
Okay, so here's what I want you to do.
We'll do our picks now. Yep.
Should I write him down? I got it here. I could readyto Gore's.
We should bring your mother on this show.
You think so? But I have to make sure she knows how to use the phone.
We've tried to bring around nine.
She can't figure that stuff out.
Maybe you could do the show from her. Their place.
You can just So if you that's so before the season starts, she will go through the schedule with her and she could give us the pit.
We'll do ours now.
Okay, But we'll have her on just for a short segment and she can tell us she could do that.
Her patriots picks of the year. Nice.
Okay. You ready? I'm ready.
First game of the season, September 13th.
I'm gonna put Ray on the top Ray Corner, Week one.
Who's winning the Patriots Patriots.
I got New England as well, so I think they need.
So they need a win the first week.
They need start out wanting. No.
So we're both Gotham starting.
Want to know? Week two.
Seattle at Seattle.
Ah, now remembering Let's talk about over ****yzing for a minute.
There's no fans, no fans in Seattle Owl that said that.
That hurts them a lot.
I'm gonna go with Seattle anyways.
I was gonna take Seattle anyways to I think they're gonna be there.
Still gonna be really tough to beat.
I think they're going to be one of the better teams in the NFC this year.
Yeah, I think they're going to be really good again to then they're gonna host the Los Vegas Raiders.
Jon Gruden coming back to New England.
No problem, Patriots.
I'm gonna take the Patriots as well.
Does Bill Belichick know how to go and take down Patrick Mahomes in Kansas City? Who? Med? That's tough.
I kind of feel like they might win that game.
I don't know why I'm gonna take the Patriots.
I'm not that confident, but I don't know why.
I think that they might win.
You're taking the wind.
I am taking the loss.
I just can't do it.
I can't bet against Patrick Mahomes right now.
I know it's so difficult.
I feel like the Bellatrix gonna, like, do everything you can.
That's one of those weird weeks.
Then they're gonna host the Denver Broncos.
I'm gonna take the Patriots.
Although I think the Broncos gonna be pretty good this year.
I'm gonna take the Patriots as well.
But I believe that Denver is gonna be the most improved team in the NFL this year.
I think they're gonna have a really good offense.
And the defense is already already been pretty good to begin with.
I agree with you.
I know it's gonna come down.
Teoh, Lock Drew Lock.
I almost called him Andrew Lock.
It's going to come down to two.
But, I mean, he didn't get a whole season last year because of his injuries and stuff, but yeah, No, I think they're gonna be really good.
I agree. And a pretty good team.
Then they're going to travel and take on one of the better defense is in the NFL.
They're gonna face, But the Buffalo Bills in Buffalo November November 1st story November 1st.
I think that they're gonna split with Buffalo, so I'll say they lose that one because I think the boy deep Buffalo wants That was the Buffalo once I got to sweep, So I'm taking Buffalo.
Then they're going to New York to face the Jets.
That's an easy one, right? I will be taking the Patriots. Absolutely.
I think the Jets are gonna be one of the worst teams in the league again.
And then here's a tough 1 November 15th, they're hosting, hosting Lamar Jackson in the area.
I'm gonna take the Ravens on that one.
He ran through the defense last year, and I think the middle of the defense is going to be missing High Tower.
They're not gonna be a good.
I think it's going to be really tough to stop him again.
I feel the same as you.
Then they're facing Houston at Houston, Houston at Houston last year.
Houston gave it to him.
But I'm gonna take the Patriots on that one.
I think that's gonna That could go either way.
So I got the Patriots taken back to back losses here. Yep.
Um, I think that the Texans are actually be a better team than they were last year. Even without DeAndre.
Hopkins, what do you think about David Johnson on Houston? Yeah.
Oh, the running back. Yeah.
Came from Arizona.
I mean, look, he's been deceased.
He's a big contract disappointment.
Right? You still nothing but injuries.
That's where a lot of his his problems come from.
But I think that with DeAndre Hopkins now in Arizona, what I think is gonna happen in Houston is to Sean Watson is gonna have is gonna have more outlets.
The throw to is gonna have Randall Cobb.
He's gonna have Fuller. Yeah.
I mean, they have a more robust offense.
He relied a lot on DeAndre Hopkins.
And I think that what you're gonna do see him spread the football around a lot more this year.
And I think they're going to be a better team.
So I'm given the Patriots back to back losses, man.
Sen be a tough stretch in the season.
Speaking of DeAndre Hopkins, him in Kyler Murray who I'm in love with Kyla Murray by the way.
Just so you know, I like calamari as well.
Watched to play? Yeah, they're coming in New England.
So you take the Patriots.
I honestly think that's gonna end up being a pretty tough game, but I am gonna take the Patriots.
I just don't see Cara Knott, Carolina that cardinals actually finishing it.
But I think they're going to give the Patriots and run for that money.
Yeah, I agree with you as well, but I got I got the Patriots as well.
Then they're going to travel to Los Angeles and they're going to take on the Chargers.
I think the child is going to stink.
You don't have faith in Tyrod Taylor? Not really.
Now you don't have faith in Ah, their draft pick quarterback Herbert Herbert.
I got the Patriots winning as well.
Then we got the Super Bowl 53 rematch when they're stayed in L.
And taking on the Rams, that's gonna be a tough one.
I think the Rams are gonna actually be good this year.
I think they're gonna bounce back from last year.
Um, I'm still gonna take the Patriots, though.
And Then on December 20th, they have to go down to dreaded Miami.
Oh, God, I feel like that.
I should take the Patriots, but they almost always lose in Miami, especially at the end of the year.
I don't know what it is.
Miami is like our kryptonite.
I'll take Miami.
I'm gonna take Miami as well.
What is it with Miami at the end of the season? This is, like not once.
This is like a regular every time.
Yeah, it's just some sort of voodoo.
All right, so I know that we both got Buffalo losing in New England and beating that.
And then they finish off their season against New York Jets.
That's going to be patrons when as well correct.
I think the Jets are gonna win, like four games go online.
And we predicted my 12 and four rate something like that.
No, I am predicting that the Patriots are gonna go 10 in five.
You are predicting? Oh, we missing the game would be tenants safe. Sorry. So sorry.
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Do we miss one wait.
Did they have to play the 40 Niners this year? Yeah.
We didn't do the 40.
And Mr 49 I think the Patriots beat the 40 Niners.
I would have the also beating the 40 Niners.
I think the 40 Niners are gonna digress a little bit, but still be really good.
But Jimmy gi Bill Bellatrix gonna stop Jimmy Jing, I think.
So I've got the Patriots going 11 and five.
You've got them going 12 and four.
They say I'm going to be interested to see what your mom's Pixar I know.
Seriously, we'll have to see what you asked to say.
So that's, uh, all right, man.
12 and four and 11 and five.
So you got him going better than I do.
But, ah, we got to get Joe's picks is Well, yeah, big anticipation for the season that all of a sudden I don't know what I would have picked that they didn't sign can do it.
Oh, I mean, do you want to do it as if they didn't sign Cam Newton? No, I can't even imagine ascendancy as its difficulty.
A couple of those close ones, I probably would have went in the opposite direction now.
So Joe's obviously doing his pick because he just asked, Do they play Miami in Miami? They play them in Miami in December.
Joe, in December, they go down to Miami.
So Joe's gonna give us his picks.
I don't want a repeat of last year.
Although that was in New England.
And then two years ago, though in Miami with the Miami Miracle.
So Kenyan Drake with Rob Gronkowski playing safety.
Um, And I'm telling you, I still can't believe that that happens.
The Kenyan Drake one has always been the most insane, right? Like, did I ever tell you that I almost missed that whole ending? Did you know? What's that? No, You never told me you will. You miss the ending.
So what did you think? The game was over And they won? No.
So I had I knew I was gonna be late watching the start of the game.
Yeah, so I had put it on.
I don't know what the hell you guys call it.
Yeah, Yeah. Devia.
That's not what we call we call PVR here.
Okay, Um, so I recorded the game, started a clinic caught up.
And then what I always did, though, is I was recorded the next show because I can't tell you how many times a football game doesn't go is long, right? The Patriots score and kick off the ball in my recording ends.
So I almost went and I had to go pick up my daughter from a friend's place, and I almost went Well, there's no point of watching the rest of it.
I know what happens.
The Patriots win, right? You know, Miami is not going to score with one play, and I thought, All the hell with it.
I'll watch it, flicked over, watched it, you know the part on the next, And then watch the ****ing Kenyan Drake and I went, Oh, my God, I could have seen myself going picking up my daughter.
Not like paying attention, not checking in like jumping on YouTube and talking about a Patriots victory when the reality is they lost the game.
I almost didn't watch the end of it, man.
Okay? And I just thought all Jesus, Ray, I remember Ed telling me a story about that one where he got his.
He was watching the game and his body.
Simpson got in his car and started driving home.
He didn't know either until after, because when they scored, he thought it was over using.
All right, I'm gonna head out, and then he gets home and finds that they lost.
Yep, that's seen.
Did you watch Second? Oh, yeah, I remember that.
Very specifically e.
I thought for sure it was over two.
I'm pretty sure I switched at the red zone, and then I saw it on red zone. Happen.
You saw him? I thought this.
So I'm like, Oh, it's over.
I'm gonna watch whatever else that playing she is.
So Joe hasn't gone 11 and five as well, except he hasn't flipped and has them losing to Jimmy G in beating Miami in December.
Okay, Yeah, that's gonna be a tough game.
And I I think the 49 is gonna be really good again.
Yeah, but James Beaton, Bill Belichick.
I was going to say I feel like Bill is gonna hold them toe like, 14 points.
There's something absurdly long.
So we do the caring of the day.
So again, I have not watched this one. Yep.
Uh, but I see she looks like a care in the way she is standing.
Yeah, a lot of them there.
They fit that they fit the part so we'll watch it. We'll see what it is.
I don't know if it's funny.
I don't know if it's this racist.
I don't know what it is.
Yeah, I probably should start watching these ahead of time.
Well, it's also the ah, the end knowing factor.
Whatever the factors called because you always get the watch and react right by the stands. Here we go. Yeah.
I mean, I already got the count. Look.
You mean like short shorts? Foot? Oh, my goodness.
You cannot I can tell just by looking at it.
Actually going to be very angry.
Hand on the hips.
Oh, the laugh. Yes.
No, I have to go back to your own puzzle factory, you hear? So this is my country.
That so? I'd like you.
Is that you need a country? That is that it so recorded.
Oh, I thought the boyfriend was going.
Teoh sort of grabbed her.
Yeah, but he's a big mother****er.
Hey, like he looks like he's just gonna Oh, yeah, I didn't even see.
I think she karent like Shoshi.
Karen walks looking her head. I know.
Seriously, look at this.
Last Karen walks like you.
That's a big He looks like a big, angry dude looking for little clique.
He's ready to start fighting.
Yeah, but you can see the crabs.
Yeah, he's coming over to yell something.
I don't think he's talking to them that he goes there to grab her, all right, But we've seen that a few times with the Karen's man, and the boyfriend comes over there's like, Let's get this crazy lady out of fear.
Walk though you could just see it's it's a care and walk.
Oh, yeah, And on the hit with the laugh I mean, this is like a like, if you're breaking down film.
Yeah, yeah, this is this is that This is perfect form Bill.
Dollar check would be perfect.
Karen form right here.
So it's just got so you can see here right.
Break it down like balletic.
So you can see here.
She's got the angry face, right? That's the important part that you have the angry face and I Look, I just want you to pay attention here, okay? Because this is really good.
She laughs out of frustration.
Somebody said something smart to her, and she and you could just this to see what you're looking at right here is the perfect Karen stance.
She's look at the legs perfect with the part flip flops hand on the hip, the laugh, the water bottle with lid on Dante Scott Knock your to be pumped and then the turn.
See the turn, their guys.
All right. See, Brady, pay attention.
That's right. The turn.
It's just where this is a raid here.
This is her vulnerability rate here, right? She's This foot is planted straight.
This foot is in the air.
This is the vulnerability.
But after she makes that turn, the walk is great.
Yeah, the fact that stripe the flip flops are flipping you conceit Bob seat flip flop.
Right? And that's that's stops and well and There's the point.
So that's the okay, guys.
So if you're looking for it, that's the perfect Karen.
That was That was the perfect Karen form.
You could tell before that video even started playing.
Here we go. On 100%.
I was just just a stance.
Just the stand, this deads.
And then as soon as you hit play and I heard the laugh, my But this is this is gonna be Oh, this is gonna be a good one.
All right, Connor, anything that you want to tell the people the patriots are going to go 12 4.
The dynasty is not over.
What do you do for Mother? Says 11 and five like me, and they go 11 and five.
Are you surprised to get tires? Bears that your mother? It performs you? She's outperformed me the past, like, three years in a row.
So I kind of come to expect that at this point.
So you didn't play high school ball? No.
Why do you think I did? I don't know.
Maybe you should know enough about football.
No, I always watched, but, you know, you got drunk of the games.
From what I understand, Yeah.
Friday night football games is like one big party.
What high school did you go to the through? And I Anyone from Massachusetts? The football team was usually terrible.
They went, like, three seasons in a row without winning again.
So from where you are, how far is like Bristol? We're still County Connecticut, Right leg.
And I wanna have because that's where Aaron Hernandez was from, right? Yeah.
Yeah, now and a half.
So for those guys that Laker in in in New England, You mean Connecticut's in New England, right? Yep.
Yes, I think so. Yeah.
Can I get close? The mass? Yeah.
Like, do you hear about these guys like Aaron Hernandez? Like how good these kids are? I don't remember.
Hearing that now exceeds he would have been like my age.
So when you were in high school, who was, like, the big name that, like, this is the next big NFL player? I don't remember.
What did you drink? Too many beers? Definitely.
Well, no one from this area really was like gonna make it to the NFL when you didn't win the game.
I mean, that's what that's a tough Yeah, it's a dead giveaway.
How many people show up to your game? Maybe 1000.
Nothing crazy, dude.
High school football here we get, like, 75 people.
Oh, really? Oh, in, like Texas, they get, like, 75,000.
The high school ball game.
Yeah, some of those stadiums are absolutely packed.
Maybe not 75,000, but it's like the whole city shuts down that the football game? Yeah, about, I don't know, Six or seven years ago, I was in Oakville seeing my parents and driving by my old high school.
Yeah, there was a game.
So I literally pulled into the school and went and watched the football game, and it was like me and a couple of parents.
And everybody thought like all the parents look at me like I was weird because watching the football game and like it was, it was my high school coach.
Like I went over and talked to him and shake.
It was like but like, couldn't believe when I at least when I played, we had, like anywhere from 75 to 100 people would come.
Kids would come watch the game you like, literally not one high school kid was there watching the game.
Well, it was brutal. It's tough.
It is not a sad.
And I was thinking I would never talk.
My coach, Mike, where is everybody? And he's like no one comes.
They had a pep rally.
I heard after I laughed at a pep rally and I mean, we were good.
We had good sports teams.
Yeah, when I like, I was.
So I played football.
I wrestle that I was on the volleyball team ice.
And when I was on the volleyball team, like we we won.
What did you Yeah. Yeah.
And like we won like regionals.
We won provincials.
You know, when I wrestled like I was in G hack, I goes in some big tournaments there, like we were good at sports.
And there's people that have never showed up, All right.
Really, really strange.
That is strange.
She's But no Canadian high school sports do not have the same notoriety.
Adds American sports.
All right, look.
Yeah, people care about hockey here.
My God, To my way too much like It's like we invest everything in the one sport.
It's kind of disgusting.
Yeah, Outside of hockey, no one's paying attention, huh? No one cares.
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