Phil Perry and Tom E. Curran discuss Sony Michel’s knee injury and break down what the key things to look for during the Patriots first preseason game against the Redskins.
(2:00) 3 things to look for in Patriots-Redskins game.
(4:00) Will the Patriots switch to a 3-4 defense instead of a 4-3?
(9:00) Will we get any an idea of how good or bad the Patriots WR core is during preseason?
(14:00) Do the Patriots have enough depth on defense?
(17:00) Did the Patriots get enough for Chandler Jones?
(21:00) How worried should we be about Sony Michel’s knee injury?
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Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry break down the first impressions they are getting from the newest members of the Patriots. They go through who has shined in training camp, and whether what players we can expect to make an impact during the season. (11:30) Why has this training camp seem to be unenthusiastic? (21:00) Michael Lombardi joins the podcast to talks about his new book “Gridiron genius” that details his time as an executive in the NFL. Lombardi gives some of his favorite Bill Belichick stories from his time in New England, and also explains why he thinks he Malcolm Butler benching gets too much focus from fans on why the Patriots lose Super Bowl LII.
Quick Slants The Podcast with Tom E. Curran, Jerod Mayo, and Phil Perry is back!
1:30 - The Patriots new saying this year seems to be "Forget about it". Will Bill Belichick be any different this year towards his players or explains things more given what happened in the Super Bowl?
5:40 - Discussion about if and how the decision to bench Malcolm Butler will affect the way Patriots players' view of Bill Belichick for this upcoming season.
7:00 - Are the Patriots reluctant to pay their players the big bucks?
11:10 - If interactions and relationship between Belichick and Tom Brady/Rob Gronkowski will have any impact on other players.
16:46 - Belichick not doing what is best for the team by trading Jimmy Garoppolo to the 49ers.
20:25 - Joon Lee from Bleacher Report, who was able to interview Jimmy Garoppolo, joins the podcast to break down the relationship between Bill Belichick and Jimmy Garoppolo and how Jimmy's success will play some role in Belichick's legacy.
22:35 - Joon Lee on how Garoppolo forced the Patriots hand, wanting to become a starter in the NFL, and the benefit from having the same agent as Tom Brady.
24:35 - Joon Lee on how Garoppolo learned from and admired Tom Brady, and how they both benefited from their relationship.
27:45 - Joon Lee gives us greater insight into Jimmy G's quote, when he said he is better than Tom Brady.
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