The Patriots face Super Bowl distractions for the first time
The Patriots have traditionally kept any problems under lock and key within the walls of the organization, but this year has been different. Not only has the team been dealing with the fallout from a bombshell investigative article detailing dysfunction, this morning Brady was battling with local sports radio station WEEI over comments one host made about his daughter.
Whether or not the distractions will impact New England in the game is unknown, but the Eagles are the team that is cruising under the radar, while the Patriots find themselves having to deal with distractions.
No one is beating the Warriors in the playoffs
The Celtics played the Warriors tough this weekend, sparking reactionary talk that Boston wasn’t far off from being a serious threat to the Warriors and contending for a title.
Colin thinks the Celtics are on the right track, but doesn’t see any team being able to take down Golden State four times in a playoff series. Boston played a great game, but they wouldn’t stand a chance against the Warriors in a playoff series. No team does, this year.
-The Eagles feel a lot like the Falcons and Seahawks Super Bowl teams
Roger Goodell – NFL Commissioner joins the show to discuss his biggest challenges; his take on the ratings decline; if there has been too much westward expansion; and why it’s so hard for the league to clearly define a catch.
Jim Mora – Former UCLA head coach is in-studio talking Tom Brady distractions, and why he doesn’t think it will be an issue in the game.
David Beckham – Former England International and MLS star joins the show to discuss his new Miami MLS franchise; the future of soccer in the U.S.; and if top American talent should play overseas.
Peter King – Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The MMQB joins the show to explain why the Patriots won’t be affected by distractions in the Super Bowl.
Matt Barnes – NBA veteran is in-studio talking is in-studio discussing Isaiah Thomas’ struggles in Cleveland; if LeBron could end up in L.A.; and why players respect Steve Kerr.