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The Gridiron and Beyond: Chris Gasper of the Boston Globe (Ep. 11)

This week's podcast features Boston Globe columnist and pregame host for the New England Patriots Radio Network, Chris Gasper. We discuss Gasper's column on the "common thread" between the Patriots' losses, and the state of the team overall. Plus, we look ahead to what the future holds for the team, both for the rest of…

The Gridiron and Beyond: Ron Wolf, Former Packers GM & Don Banks from The Athletic (Ep. 9)

This week's podcast features Pro Football Hall of Fame executive Ron Wolf, the former general manager of the Green Bay Packers.  He discusses his trade for Brett Favre, hiring of Mike Holmgren, signing of Reggie White, Super Bowl XXXI against the Patriots and much more. Then @DonBanks of @TheAthleticNFL and @patriots.com joins us to discuss…

The Gridiron and Beyond: Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News & Will Brinson of CBSSports.com (Ep. 8)

  Vic Carucci (@viccarucci) of the Buffalo News and @SiriusXMNFL Pro Football Hall of Fame selector. Author of "Son of Bum" and other football biographies. Subjects include the state of the @buffalobills... Western New York native Rob Gronkowski and his family... Bills Mafia... The Four Falls of Buffalo... Hall of Fame consideration for ex-Bill special teams…

The Gridiron and Beyond: Dan Pompei “Fearless: How An Underdog Became A Champion” (Ep. 7)

This week’s podcast features Dan Pompei @danpompei... NFL reporter for more than 30 years... with @TheAthleticNFL and @BR_NFL and co-author of “Fearless: How An Underdog Became A Champion”... also a Pro Football HOF selector... And former @ChicagoBears offensive lineman and current radio color commentator Tom Thayer...  Topics include... + Timeless performances by ageless quarterbacks. + Judging…

The Gridiron and Beyond: Jeff Howe & Scott Zolak 'If These Walls Could Talk' (Ep. 6)

This week on the latest episode of "The Gridiron and Beyond," Bob Socci brings in on-air partner, Patriots and Sports Hub broadcaster, Scott Zolak and reporter Jeff Howe, formerly of the Boston Herald and now with The Athletic. Jeff and Scott have collaborated on a new book, "If These Walls Could Talk: New England Patriots:…

The Gridiron and Beyond: The Career Of Willie McGinest (Ep. 5)

This week on the latest episode of "The Gridiron and Beyond," Bob Socci looks back at the career of one of the Patriots' greats, Willie McGinest. As the NFL Network prepares to air 'A Football Life: Willie McGinest' on Friday, October 5th, Socci brings us back to a conversation he and McGinest had back in…

The Gridiron and Beyond: 'Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL' Author Jeff Pearlman (Ep. 3)

This week on the latest episode of "The Gridiron and Beyond," Bob Socci sits down with sports writer Jeff Pearlman for a chat about the former USFL and his new book, "Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL." Bob also discusses last week's Patriots game versus Jacksonville and the…