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    Did anyone see it? I have never seen him be a bigger douche...and that's saying something. His hatred of BB is so strong. He was disgusted by the press conference calling BB a 4 yr old, the secondary is awful, etc. etc. Tanguay to his credit, actually called him out on it. God I can't stand Borges and his smug attitude. "If BB gets the credit when they win how come we blame the players when they lose...its got to BB." Sorry for the rant.
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    Re: Borges on Comcast Sports

    Every once in a while the agenda rears it's ugly head when he goes off his anti-psychotic meds. He's been waiting a decade now to say I told you so. He will maintain vigil until either Bill leaves or he dies.
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    Re: Borges on Comcast Sports

    If "we" blame the players when they lose -- and since this is from Borges I assume he includes himself -- that's "our" (Borges's) problem. One thing BB ALWAYS says when they lose is "we were outplayed and out coached." He NEVER gives the coaches and himself credit when they win.

    And with that I've wasted too much time on Borges. His hatred of BB is a deeply personal thing and eliminates him from the short list of worth while media people.
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    Re: Borges on Comcast Sports

    Actually, I think you crossed that bridge when you began the post. :) :(
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    Who is this Borges guy???


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    Borges is a supremely untalented individual. His only way to get people to pay attention to him is to say outrageous things. By bringing attention to his idiocy, all you are doing is giving him what he wants.
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    I saw it...and it's embarrassing at this point. Its sad too, because in the late 80s up to the mid 90s he was a very good writer at both boxing and football. He's always been very "anti management" across the NFL, but his hate for Belichick is really ridiculous. He's the only one who looks foolish at this point. Nothing that comes out of his mouth or keyboard is at all credible because of this sick anti Kraft/anti Belichick infatuation.

    BTW, he looks like Simon Bar Sinister with those eyebrows.

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    I never have to deal with this because as soon as I see his face I click to another channel
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    Borges has some serious unrequited love for BB. I wonder if Bill turned him down, and that's the source of his obsession.
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    I know you're kidding but the Borges stuff has a long history. He was very close with Will McDonough who was very close with Parcells. After the whole, "picking out the ingredients" thing, Borges chose Team Parcells and started ripping Kraft. When BB was hired, Borges was upset because he couldn't get the access he previously had. And the big thing that set it off was the Bledsoe - Belichick thing. Borges and Drew were (and still are) very tight pals. Borgie though Belichick screwed over Bledsoe and treated him disrespectfully. It just got uglier after that.
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    I also saw the show. You have to wonder whether Comcast will invite him back..oh; I'm sorry Felger undoubtedly will
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    Botges and Felger should be joined at the hip, so they could be ignored more easily.
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    I used to watch the shows ALL the time, I even would record them and watch later when missed.

    I have not seen the show or most like it for at least 2-3 years now.

    That's it....done, do not miss them at all.

    I see all the press conferences and read all the player quotes, so I really have no need for ratings driven antagonistic, demeaning, hateful, spiteful, moronic, mediotic banter.

    That goes for Borges, Felger, tony mazzhole, shaugnessey, and whomever else is on these days.

    I don't watch their shows, read their newspapers or listen to their stupid radio shows and I haven't missed anything.

    My information comes from press conferences, patriots website, price, reiss, nfl radio on sirius, nfl network - I will listen to dale & holley and that truly is about it and all I need.

    I form my own opinions and figure I have more information about the team than any of the above.

    Sure would be nice to see an intelligent, local, football show in this market, I think the ratings would bear fruit. Someone will figure it out and reverse the current trend, i hope. Until then - sponsors, you are wasting your money.
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    Thanks for the warning. I was planning on watching the later version at 11:00, but definitely not watch now. He has become totally pathetic, it's actually sad. I have e-mailed CSNNE and told them that I change the channel when I see he's on. Maybe if thousands of others did the same, and the sponsors got wind of it, it might change, but I doubt it.
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    Borges would rather continue to look stupid and make an ***** of himself than admit he was wrong. Hes still stuck in the old time political game the writers played, Im not interested in the old farts or their misguided opinions.
    Felger's in a call by himself and he doesnt get a minute of my time either, Im pissed I wasted two minutes of my time thinking about those two today..
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    Borges is a plagiarist. He lacks professional credibility all the way around.
    Here is what you do with Borges. You never read his plagiarism and you change the channel whenever he and his bug eyes show up
    If you cite his drivel then he wins. Ignore the perv!
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    You guys ever notice the only threads without any semblance of an argument are the ones that are Felgers a douche, Borges sucks, even the trolls agree with that. :singing:
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    Good point...................You are what you are and it is what it is!!!
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    Yeah, I agree. It is unfortunate because his hatred for Belichick is so obvious that it smothers anything else he does. If he can stay on the topic of football and keep away from commenting about BB (and to a lesser extent Kraft) as well as anything to do with the union and player contracts, then Borges is actually one of the best, if not the best football writer in the Boston media. It's sad that we never get to see that due to his resentment of Belichick, and the fact most of us tune him out as a result of that.

    Excellent point. One thing I would add is that from what I understand Bledsoe was Borges' source for a lot of information about what was going on with the Patriots. This resulted in two things: first, once Bledsoe was traded his inside knowledge for his columns on the Pats dried up. Second, he let that result in a complete lack of objectivity, beginning with the Bledsoe or Brady debate back in 2001.

    Borges' downfall was not the plagiarism scandal, it was the fact he took Bledsoe's demotion and trade personally, never let it go and never moved on.
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    Borges makes a living off of being the Patriots Resident Contrarian.. with that being said, why do people continue to watch him.. if they did not watch or read him, he might no longer exist...

    One time I got into an email war with him, and he descended into idiocy & incoherence fairly quickly... he is nothing more than an azzclown..
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    I rarely watch the show as well..and I just happened to have put it on and seen him as well. UGH!!! I wanted to puke...and that was before the smug hole said anything. What a worthless piece of trash he is...never liked him at all..HATED him more when I learned of his Oakland connection along with thugs Tatum and Atkinson and the like. YUK!!!! What is embarrassing is that HE is the writer from Boston/New England for the Football HOF. THAT is scary. Must have some old Poloroids or something. I really doubt I will watch that show for awhile...like M=Asszz and Fallger in teh PM ..can't really take too much of them either.
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    I'll see your disgust and raise you a vomit.
    God what an awful person that Ron Bilious is. I must say, Tanguay acquitted himself pretty well.
    If it weren't for BB, half these dimwits wouldn't have jobs.
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    Borges used to be a football writer for the Globe until it was revealed that he plagerized parts of an article. He has always been the most negative person in Boston sports and hates BB because he used to ask these negative questions at the Press Conference after the game and Belichick got sick of it and blasted him.
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    I had forgotten that he is the representative for the Patriots for Hall of Fame voting. Unfortunately he will probably still be there when it comes time to vote on certain Patriots of the past decade's teams - including Belichick.

    Selection Process
    One interesting note about the nomination process:
    Hall of Famers: Selection Process FAQ

    I seem to recall reading somewhere that the way the process in reality works, the representative from a team makes his case for a player to other members, and then the field is narrowed down. What that results in is that (a) the stronger personalities tend to have more of a say and newer members have little influence, even though they all have the same single vote; and (b) the local sportswriter's voice has a very large impact on a player getting into the Hall of Fame. On one hand he can make the nominee look great, but on the other hand if he is indifferent about a player his chances are doomed.


    More on Borges:

    Mr. Popularity - Boston Magazine
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    Boston Sports Media Watch Ron Borges
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    Why Your Hometown Columnist Sucks: Ron Borges
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    Ron Borges Suspended, But He's Not Alone
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    There is always the hope that in a few years he retires from the position and gives they give his slot to an actual beat writer like say...Mike Reiss.
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    Yeah, but I have a feeling Borges will hang on for as long as possible for the sole purpose of still being there to lead the vote against Belichick when the day comes that he is eligible for the HoF.


    I'm curious how Borges got to keep his HoF vote given that there was about a year and a half or two years between when he "left the Globe to pursue other interests" and the Herald hired him. Apparently you don't even have to be employed as a sports writer or have any media credentials, but you can still keep your seat on the HoF voting?
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    First, giving Borges any mention here on this board serves his purpose.

    Second, there are suppose to be 3 Patriots related shows on back to back, I believe starting 9/9/10 on CCSNE. One is the Patriots Football Weekly show.

    Third, what is the name of the TD song that they play in Gillette? I still would rather have the Glitter song even though the guy is a perv. The song is bigger than he is and other NFL teams are still using it..
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    Not sure of this reference...what it is all about....
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