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RJ Bell’s Divisional Round Picks // Millbury Out at NBC // Fake Promo Friday (Hour 4)

(0:00) RJ Bell from Pregame.com and Fox Sports Radio joined us to break down the Divisional Playoff Picks (13:30) Mike Millbury’s isn’t back with NBC’s Hockey coverage this year. (27:47) We wrap up the show with Fake Promo Friday!

NFL Ratings Down // QB’s With Most To Prove This Weekend // Are Patriots Players Watching the Playoffs? (Hour 3)

(0:00) NFL Ratings were down on Wild Card Weekend. Reasons why they should be better for this weekend’s Divisional Round (11:19) Which QB’s have the most to prove in this weekend’s Divisional Round Playoffs? (21:17) Will Patriots players be watching the playoffs? Jerod Mayo to Eagles? (33:48) Will Corey Kluber sign with the Red Sox?…

Jets New Head Coach // Read & React // McCarthy is Cute (Hour 2)

(0:00) The Bruins won a shootout last night. Is that a good sign for the team this season? (7:44) The Jets have a new Head Coach. The guys give their takes on Robert Saleh taking over and we get insight from former intern Big Nate.  (16:07) READ & REACT: Divisional Round Edition (27:01) Laura in…

Tuukka Looked Great in Bruins Opener // New High Tech NHL Puck // Football Card Parlay (Hour 1)

(0:00) Bertrand, Hardy and Matt McCarthy open the show with their takes on the Bruins season opening shootout win against the Devils. They break down Tuukka Rask’s performance in his return to the ice. (12:38) The guys continue to talk Bruins. How did the defense look without Zdeno Chara? (23:37) The NHL is looking at…

Julian Edelman Retirement Rumors // Calls on Harden and the Celtics // Takes and Takeaways (Hour 4)

(0:00) We speculate on the Julian Edelman retirement rumors, along with the future of the Patriots’ opt-outs from this past season. (10:30) More calls on the Nets, James Harden, and Kyrie Irving (26:00) The crew speculates on NFL ratings being down despite the postseason kicking off along with some pudding talk. (36:00) We wrap up…

More On James Harden and Kyrie Irving // Celtics Reported Offer For Harden // Chris Wagner Calls In (Hour 3)

More On Harden and Kyrie Irving // Celtics reported offer for Harden  // Chris Wagner Calls In (Hour 3) (0:00) Taking phone calls on Harden and Irving, Chad O’Shea possibly returning to New England (9:00) We discuss the Celtics' reported offer for James Harden and how he would’ve fit in Boston. (33:30) Chris Wagner calls…

Zolak & Bertrand Podcast - 1-14-2021

Joe Thuney’s Future and Ryan Fitzpatrick a fit in New England? // Nets Baggage // Red Sox In On Everyone (Hour 2) (0:00) On Joe Thuney’s future with the Patriots and his upcoming contract. (6:00) We discuss PFF predicting Ryan Fitzpatrick signing with the Patriots this offseason and a potential QB room including Mac Jones. …

Harden Trade To Nets // Celtics Weren't In On Harden // Bruins Opening Night (Hour 1)

(0:00) Marc Bertrand addresses his absence from yesterday’s show and we catch up with Tim McKeone. (8:00) We reflect on the James Harden trade and what it means alongside Kyrie Irving’s continued absence. (22:00) Why did the Celtics not deal for Harden? We talk about Danny Ainge’s thoughts on the trade and if Victor Oladipo…

The Patriots QB Situation, Callers Weigh in, Thoughts on Kyrie Irving (Hour 3)

(0:00) The discussion of the Patriots and their QB situation continues to kick off the third hour of the show.  (9:30) The callers weigh in and give their thoughts on the Patriots.  (32:41) Kyrie Irving and his current situation with the Brooklyn Nets and the NBA.

Bert Breer joins the show, Patriots QB talk, Bill Belichick (Hour 2)

(0:00) Bert Breer joins the show to discuss the New England Patriots and the NFL.  (12:30) Bert and the guys discuss future QB options for the Patriots.  (38:02) Bert gives his thoughts on Bill Belichick and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Bill Belichick and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, NFL Wild Card Weekend (Hour 1)

(0:00) Hardy and Ted Johnson are in for the guys and they start the show discussing Bill Belichick and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.   (13:50) The guys discuss the NFL wild card weekend and how the game shook out.  (32:35) More on NFL wild card weekend and the games going forward.

Evander Kane declares bankrupcy, Bruins to play at Lake Tahoe, Today's Takeaways (Hour 4)

In the final hour of the show, Zolak and Bertrand discuss Sharks winger Evander Kane filling for bankruptcy with over $27 million in debt (0:00) The guys also discuss the NHL announcing the Bruins will play an outdoor game at Lake Tahoe this season in February (13:00) before wrapping up the show with Today's Takeaways…

Bill Belichick's statement on Medal of Freedom, Red Sox trying to trade Andrew Benintendi, where will Mac Jones get drafted, more Worcester talk (Hour 3)

Bertrand and Hardy continue to discuss Bill Belichick's statement declining the Medal of Freedom (0:00) The guys also discuss the MLB intending to have a 162-game schedule this year and the Red Sox rumors swirling around their attempts to trade Andrew Benintendi (12:00) They also debate where Mac Jones may end up getting drafted in…

Pats long way from deciding on Cam Newton's future?, Bill Belichick's style cramped by zoom meetings, Pawtucket suing the PawSox, Worcester talk (Hour 2)

Hardy and Bertrand open the second hour of the show discussing a new report from Josina Anderson indicating that the Pats are a long way away from deciding on Cam Newton's future (0:00) The guys also respond to a report on whether Bill Belichick's coaching style was cramped by virtual meetings (15:00) The city of…

Bill Belichick declines Medal of Freedom, National Championship reaction, Pats drafting of Alabama prospects (Hour 1)

Zolak and Hardy open the show reacting to Bill Belichick's statement declining to accept the Presidental Medal of Freedom honor in Washington later this week (0:00). The guys also react to Alabama's dominant performance in the national championship game on Monday night, the play of Mac Jones and how the Pats drafted several Alabama prospects…

Celtics-Bulls Postponed // Takes and Takeaways (Hour 4)

(0:00) The Celtics-Bulls game set for Tuesday was postponed, making it two in a row for Boston. Should the league consider going back to a bubble?  (10:30) More on everything from the day including Belichick’s Medal of Freedom, Tom Brady’s playoff win and  (20:30) we wrap up the show with Takes and Takeaways! 

Brady Beats WFT // Texans Situation is a Mess // Sounds of Sunday (Hour 3)

(0:00) Did Tom Brady move the needle all that much in the Belichick-Brady debate following his Wild Card win over WFT?  (9:45) More on Tom Brady, plus Jim Louth’s YouTube TV issue  (22:10) Things are a mess in Houston, as Deshaun Watson is apparently feuding with Texans brass after the hiring of Nick Caserio (32:30)…

Celtics COVID Problem // NESN not on YouTube TV // Read & React (Hour 2)

(0:00)  The Celtics have a COVID problem as Jayson Tatum tested positive, and last night’s game was postponed due to the Miami Heat having an insufficient number of players  (8:00) Jim Louth might not be able to watch the Bruins after YouTube TV dropped NESN from it’s lineup and still has yet to come to…

RJ Bell with Wild Card Picks // T-Bone is Getting Strange Texts // Fake Promo Friday (Hour 4)

(0:00) RJ Bell from Pregame.com and Fox Sports Radio joined the show to break down the picks for Wild Card Weekend. (14:24) The Mets Traded for Francisco Lindor and former Intern Big Nate was pumped! (23:58) T-Bone is getting strange text from someone claiming to be Julian Edelman...We finish up the day with Fake Promos

Phil Perry on Mock Drafts, Caserio to Texans, Deshaun Watson Trade Rumors and Bill vs Tom (Hour 3)

(0:00) NBC Sports Boston’s Phil Perry joined us for the hour and broke down his Mock Draft while the hosts ripped Mock Drafts (11:46) Phil Perry gives his take on Nick Caserio heading to Houston and where that leaves the Patriots (22:33) The guys ask Phil if he thinks a Deshaun Watson Trade is realistic.…

Will Brady Struggle in Washington? // New Soccer Stadium in Boston // Read & React // Mock Drafts Are Awful (Hour 2)

(0:00)  The callers want to talk Football today and many think that Brady could struggle in Washington Saturday Night (10:41) Could Mayor Walsh’s spot on Joe Biden’s Cabinet impact a new soccer stadium getting built in Boston? (23:24) Read & React - Wild Card Weekend Edition (33:20) Todd McShay has Ohio State QB Justin Fields…

Bill vs Tom...What’s At Stake This Weekend? //Would Deshaun Want to Come Here? // Football Card (Hour 1)

(0:00) Zolak, Bertrand and Hardy discuss Bill Belichick vs Tom Brady. Can anything change perception on this debate during this playoff season? (20:45) The Deshaun Watson Trade Rumors are heating up, but would he even want to play in New England? (31:15) The Football Card: We make our Wild Card Weekend 5 team parlay.

Zo on Tuukka Rask // The Office Moving to Peacock // Takes and Takeaways (Hour 4)

(0:00) Zolak reacts to listen to Tuukka Rask’s first public comments since leaving the Toronto Bubble. The guys discuss how long he will be a Bruin. (13:32) The Office is moving to Peacock. Beetle and Hardy have to explain to Zo how he can watch.  (24:01) We finish up the day with Takes and Takeaways