Don't Read this if you have a weak stomach

Discussion in ' - Patriots Fan Forum' started by PATSNUTme, Aug 30, 2006.

  1. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member Supporter

    #75 Jersey

    Last night on NEST it was announced that there is a new Football show coming on Thrusday nights.

    It's called "Four Downs with Felger". But it gets worst. A regular on that show is Ron Borges.

    Also, there will be Russ Francis and Don Banks of SI.

    It follows the New England Tailgate show in whcih Glenn Ordway pretends he is interested in football.

    So, get out your XTra Strength Tums because, if you are a Patriotholic like me , you'll watch it anyway. :eek:
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2006
  2. CTPatsFan

    CTPatsFan Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    #75 Jersey

    That's my problem too, NUT! I know I'll be watching it because, well, I have no alternative. Although given the fact that I get so little Pats talk on the radio here, I'm somewhat of a glutton for Pats-related stuff whenever I get it whether it's good or not.

    I have gotten pretty good at just taking things with a grain of salt and not taking anything said too seriously, so Felger and Borges do not bother me as much as many of you. Don't get me wrong, I can't stand them either, it just doesn't bog me down because I'm just happy getting a Pats fix during the week.
  3. RIP#40

    RIP#40 On the Game Day Roster

    At this point, I'll take any football show. It might even be worthwhile to hear a negative or two about the Pats. Even though most of us wear Patriot tinted glasses, they do have some potentially fatal weaknesses. The Sox are dead, I wish sports talk shows would reflect that by trying to talk at least 25% football.
  4. smg93

    smg93 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    #54 Jersey

    There is one benefit though. Knowing you, we'll have lots of new threads to read about. :D
  5. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member Supporter

    #75 Jersey

    I'll hate myself every Friday morning for watching it.
  6. cstjohn17

    cstjohn17 Supporter Supporter

    #54 Jersey

    It should be good, the more football talk the better. It is bad enough I have to wade through the national shows just for a sniff about the Patriots. Borges is funny as hell, he has become a characteture of himself. Felger has gone more and more Hollywood since his radio show at least he likes football and has access to players \ coaches we would never have. It should be a nice contrast to the Tailgate show (which is terrible). Smerlas is embarrassing, I can tell you already next week he will predict a 16-0 season from the Pats without looking at the schedule or any analysis.
  7. DefenseRules

    DefenseRules Pro Bowl Player

    #12 Jersey

    Please. :rolleyes:
    I won't even waste my time watching that show. I have no interest in hearing anything any of those blowhards have to say.
  8. PatsFan37

    PatsFan37 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    #37 Jersey

    At least they won't talk about the sox.
  9. DarrylS

    DarrylS Supporter Supporter

    Give or take any of these shows, watch them periodically, but they are just a rehash...will not probably watch Felger and Borges.

    I take issue with your comments on Smerlas, I like Fred he's a guy who can help me understand some of the complexities of this team(the different gap defenses) and the NFL. I am not a big fan of DeOssie though.
  10. I'm Ron Borges?

    I'm Ron Borges? On the Game Day Roster

    They should have Mike Reiss on. Then he could take up the whole show while he tries to get out what he thinks.

    "Mike, what going on at Gillette Stadium?"

    "Well, I found it interesting that in the locker room yesterday, Heath Evans' chair was turned around. I'm not saying you can conclude anything from this, I just found it odd. Also, Kelvin Kight changed his number to 85."
  11. fgssand

    fgssand Supporter Supporter

    #12 Jersey

    Just think how much fun it will be, given success, watching these guys eat crow each and every week.
  12. PromisedLand

    PromisedLand Virtual Internet Person

    Finally, an advantage for being a Pats fan who lives out of the area. :)
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2006
  13. arrellbee

    arrellbee Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    If you want to get all of the real scoop as to why the Patriots will lose each game as it comes up, THIS will be the place to 'get' the inside 'dope'.
  14. shakadave

    shakadave In the Starting Line-Up

    As one who reads Felger's articles but has never heard him on the radio, I think he's very good. Time and again he raises issues that are much more interesting/insightful than other writers. Instead of being the 4th one that day with a "Rodney is back" article just because Rodney talked to the media the day before, Felger will find a new topic that I've never heard raised before, and which is actually more important to the Pats football-wise than one more human interest story.

    I never skip a Felger article.

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