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Zolak & Bertrand: RJ Bell, Golden State Drama, Fake Promo Friday (Hour 4)

In the last hour: RJ Bell from Pregame.com joins the show at the top of the hour assess our weekly bets from The Football Card Parlay...Rumors are surfacing about Kevin Durant’s departure from the Warriors, spurred on by an in game argument between KD and Draymond Green... We take a quick look at tonight’s Celtics…

Zolak & Bertrand: Phil Perry on Patriots Facing The Blitz, Matt Patricia Defends Himself Against The Media (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Phil Perry from NBC Sports Boston joins the show to talk Patriots. The guys and Phil analyze the Patriots against the blitz; could it continue to be an issue in the future?...Matt Patricia has been under fire from Detroit media with his decision to hold an outdoor practice. Earlier today he…

Zolak & Bertrand: Jeff Howe Joins The Show, Read and React (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Jeff Howe of The Athletic joins the show to talk about the Patriots. He also opens up to Zolak & Bertrand about a recent personal battle that he chronicled in a column on Thursday … Plus, we preview the top storylines from this weekend’s slate of NFL games with this edition…

Zolak & Bertrand: Another Solid TNF Game, Brady Against The Blitz, The Football Card (Hour 1)

In the first hour: We start off the show talking about the surprisingly good Thursday Night Football games this year, including last night’s game between the Packers and Seahawks….Plus, stats regarding Tom Brady against the blitz this year put him in the middle of the pack, the guys try to figure out what is behind…

Zolak & Bertrand: Friendsgiving takes, Red Sox Homegrown Talent, Evaluating Brady And The Patriots Entering The Bye-Week, Dan’s Dates (Hour 3)

In the third hour: The studio’s work force decide to take a little break to enjoy “friendsgiving”, Zolak and Beetle give their thoughts on the celebration...The Red Sox have a high payroll and less homegrown talent, could this be one of the reasons as to why Cora did not receive the Manager of the Year…

Zolak & Bertrand: Shaughnessy on Celtics Struggles and Cora’s Extension (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Dan Shaughnessy of The Boston Globe joins Zo and Bertrand in studio as we get Dan’s thoughts on the Celtics recent struggles…Plus, Alex Cora may not have received the Manager of the Year award, but he was given a contract extension by the Red Sox on Wednesday..

Zolak & Bertrand: Celtics Power Struggle, Zo Asks Brady About Stedman, Gramling’s Fantasy Lineup (Hour 1)

In the first hour: The Celtics returned home and got back to their winning ways with a win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night, but is the leadership struggle behind the scenes still lingering?... Plus, Zo may have finally gotten to the bottom of why Tom Brady has a relationship with Stedman Graham… Scott…

Zolak & Bertrand: Celtics Return Home, A Stedman Graham Minute, and Today's Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the last hour: Zolak and Bertrand react to what Bradt Stevens had to say about the Celtics struggles and possible lineup changes....  Plus, Beetle was out yesterday, so Zo and Hardy give him a crash course on the teachings of Stedman Graham- motivational speaker, Oprah’s boyfriend, and apparent close personal friend of Tom Brady...…

Celtics head coach Brad Stevens: No major changes for C's until they start playing better

Celtics head coach Brad Stevens joined Zolak & Bertrand for his weekly call to discuss the C's recent struggles. He explained that there won't be any major changes to the starting lineup or his rotations until the Celtics start playing to their full potential, because it's hard to tell what adjustments need to be made before…

Zolak & Bertrand: Bert Breer on Brady, Josh Gordon Takes, And Brad Stevens Live Call In (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Zolak and Bertrand have Bert Breer in studio… Hear what Breer has to say about Tom Brady’s performance, as well as reaction to comments from Browns GM John Dorsey regarding the team’s decision to trade Josh Gordon to the Patriots in September…And, Celtics head coach Brad Stevens checks in as his…

Zolak & Bertrand: Breer on Gronk’s Future, NFL’s Mexico City Mess, And Cowherd’s Latest Analogy (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zolak and Bertrand are joined by Bert Bree of The MMQB as we continue to ponder the future of tight end Rob Gronkowski.... Plus, we get Bert’s thoughts on the NFL’s decision to move the Chiefs-Rams back to LA due to poor field conditions in Mexico City…Also, Colin Cowherd is back…

Zolak & Bertrand: Celtics Mental Issues, Rask’s Return, NFL Has a Mexico Problem (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Thirteen games into the season the Celtics are just one game above .500, and seemingly at a crossroads with both Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart calling out their team. While Kyrie is calling for the team to add some veteran leadership to help the culture among the younger players, Zolak and…

Zolak & Bertrand: Tuukka Rask and the Bruins, NFL Power Rankings and Quarterbacks Under Pressure, and Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

On the final hour of Zolak & Bertrand with Hardy in for Beetle the guys continue the Bruins talk where Tuukka returned to practice today after a personal absence.  Tom Brady has put up bad numbers against the blitz so far this season and the guys talk about that problem. Oklahoma State University head football…

Zolak & Bertrand: Monday Night Football in Mexico in Jeopardy, Adventures of Stedman Graham, and Tuukka Rask Returns (Hour 3)

Zolak and Hardy are down at Gillette Stadium and the field at Aztec Stadium in Mexico City is a mess and Zo is convinced that Monday Night Football next week between the two best NFL teams won’t happen.  Stedman Graham is Oprah Winfrey’s spiritual partner and is good friends with Tom Brady and we hear…

Zolak & Bertrand: Tom Brady and Jim Gray and Rob Gronkowski’s Retirement Looming (Hour 2)

Tom Brady and Jim Gray have their weekly chat on Monday night and we dissect the questions and answers.  The show goes partially off the rails when Brady brings up the name Stedman Graham during the interview.  Rumors and reports of Gronk’s career coming to an end ramp back up; the most dominant tight end…

Patriots Aura Might Be Wearing Off, Dion Lewis’ Parting Words, and Billy Jaffe on the Bruins

Hardy and Zolak are at Gillette Stadium today and start the show off with the Patriots and continue about their unusual loss on Sunday.  It was the team’s most lopsided loss in the month of November in 18 seasons.  NHL analyst for NESN Billy Jaffe talks with the guys at the end of the hour…

Zolak & Bertrand: Patriots Biggest Issues, A BC Minute, And Today’s Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the last hour: Zo and Beetle discuss what the biggest issue for the Patriots...Vrabel had a good coaching game and we get his postgame sounds… Ken in Lowell finally calls back to join the talk...The guys briefly discuss the BC Vs. Clemson Game… The guys then discuss the uncharacteristic mental mistakes from the Patriots.…

Zolak & Bertrand: Patriots Enter Their Bye Week, Dion Lewis’s Comments, and Sounds of Sunday. (Hour 3)

In the third hour: Zo and Beetle discuss how the Patriots enter their bye week at an ideal time… Former Patriots Running back Dion Lewis share his thoughts postgame...The guys discuss how the Patriots got blown out by the Titans and their worst loss since 2014 against the Chiefs…Belichick's post game presser maybe took a…

Zolak & Bertrand: Why The Patriots Were Stupid, Vrabel Outduels Belichick, And Read & React (Hour 2)

In the second hour: Zo and Beetle discuss how the Patriots were Stupid while the Titans weren’t...The guys discuss the significance of this loss and how it was worse than the loss in Detroit… The Patriots willingness to use trick play.. This hour shifts to this version of, “Read and React”. And this hour concludes…

Zolak & Bertrand: Pats Blown Out in Nashville, Gronk Retirement Talk Resurfaces, Kyrie Says C’s Need a Veteran (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zo and Beetle react to the Titans 34-10 thrashing of the Patriots on Sunday in Nashville, as the road woes continue for Brady and the Pats… Plus, he may have made the trip, but tight end Rob Gronkowski was inactive on Sunday, and his latest injury setback has some bringing up…

Zolak & Bertrand: RJ Bell Joins The Show, Worst NFL Team Versus Best College Team Debate, Fake Promos (Hour 4)

In the last hour: RJ Bell (Pregame.com) joins the shows to talk about this weeks bets...The phone lines got hot when the topic on who would win in a game, the best college football team or the worst NFL team… We end the show with this week’s Fake Promos!

Zolak & Bertrand: Phil Perry Joins The Show and Tuuka Rask Speculations (Hour 3)

In the third hour: NBC Sports Boston Patriots Insider Phil Perry joins the show to talk Patriots and shows off his versatility as we talk about the Bruins...News broke that Bruins netminder, Tuukka Rask, has been granted a leave of absence. We take your calls and the guys speculate on the reasoning behind his leave.

Zolak & Bertrand: Look Ahead To Pats-Titans, What’s Wrong With The Celtics?, The Football Card Parlay (Hour 1)

In the first hour: Zo and Bertrand start the show off giving some quick opinions on the upcoming Patriots versus Titans game in Tennessee...The Celtics beat the Phoenix Suns last night in a comeback win in overtime. The Celtics have looked unimpressive this season, posting a 7-4 record. It begs the question, What is wrong…