New England Patriots

  • Matt Dolloff and Alex Barth break down a ‘fascinating’ matchup between the Patriots and Lions. Topics include New England’s quarterback situation, coverage matchups on both sides, and the impact of the running game.

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  • (0:18) Initial thoughts on the matchup

    (2:10) Projecting Bailey Zappe’s first NFL start

    (11:48) Jakobi Meyers potential return looms large

    (16:30) A bounce-back game for Isaiah Wynn?

    (20:35) How Kyle Dugger could give the Patriots’ defense a major boost

    (25:50) The Lions’ potentially historic rushing attack

    (30:28) Special teams talk

  • Alex Barth is a writer and digital producer for Any opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of 98.5 The Sports Hub, Beasley Media Group, or any subsidiaries. Thoughts? Comments? Questions? Looking for a podcast guest? Let him know on Twitter @RealAlexBarth or via email at

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