Podcasts: Beantown Banter Ep. 2 – “Are things back to normal for the Patriots?”

Patrick Donnelly (@PatDonn12) and Brady Gardner (@BradyDGardner) are back this week with Episode Two of the Beantown Banter podcast. This week the guys recap an exciting Sunday for the Patriots, preview this Thursday night’s matchup against the Indianapolis Colts, discuss the Red Sox and the bullpen ahead of the ALDS, preview the Bruins’ opening night roster, and give their thoughts on the start of training camp for the Celtics. The guys also discuss the United States’ flop at the Ryder Cup and even look at the end of a disappointing season for the Revolution. As always you can watch the simulcast on Brady G TV on Youtube, and be sure to check out WTBU Sports (sportswtbu.com and @WTBUSports on Twitter).

0:00 Patriots crush the Dolphins, are they back? Looking ahead to Thursday night

6:04 What will the final playoff roster look like for the Red Sox? AL Wild Card game, who would you rather face? Oakland or New York? Looking towards the ALDS

19:10 Projecting the Bruins’ opening night roster, discussing expectations for the season-opener Wednesday night

31:05 First impressions of the Celtics’ training camp and early preseason games, what do we make of Michael Felger’s comments on Gordon Hayward?

34:31 What happened to the U.S. at the Ryder Cup?

38:17 The State of the Revs after a disappointing year

42:20 Final thoughts, what are we looking forward to in the next week?

Author: Patrick Donnelly

Patrick is a junior majoring in journalism and minoring in public relations at Boston University’s College of Communication. Patrick is a co-director and the hockey editor at WTBU Sports. He aims to cover the NHL and the Boston Bruins for a living and to become a hockey insider. From Lynn, Massachusetts, Patrick is a graduate of Malden Catholic High School (’18) and is a huge Boston sports fan, avid golfer, and hockey fanatic. His favorite teams and athletes include, the Bruins, the New England Patriots, Tiger Woods, and Mark Scheifele. Co-host of the podcast, The Duck Boat Report, at WTBU Sports, and writer for Black ‘N Gold Hockey. He writes columns on the PGA, Bruins, and NHL for WTBU Sports. Patrick is also a Francis Ouimet Scholar. Find his author page at WTBU Sports, follow him on Twitter @PatDonn12, and check out his portfolio (patrickdonnellyportfolio.wordpress.com).

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