Podcasts: Beantown Banter Ep. 16 – “Previewing Patriots vs. Chargers”

Brady and Patrick are back this week to take you through an exciting week of Boston sports! First we open up the show by discussing the upcoming matchup between the Patriots and the Chargers before moving on to recap the Winter Classic and talk about where the Bruins stand at the halfway point of the season.

After, we talk about some struggling Celtics who are struggling no more with Kyrie Irving out of the lineup before we get into the Red Sox and their continued search for a closer. We close out the show by going around the NFL, discussing some NHL news, and talking about the Jimmy Butler situation in Philadelphia.

0:00 Patriots will face the Chargers, what do we expect?

17:27 Recapping the Winter Classic, Tuukka has looked sharped, Anders Bjork, a look at the standings

35:17 Celtics are getting more production from Jaylen Brown and Gordon Hayward without Kyrie in the lineup

41:50 Same old same old with the Red Sox, still need a closer

45:02 National news: 2020 Winter Classic will be held at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Stars’ CEO Jim Lites and his comments on Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn, Jimmy Butler and Brett Brown, around the NFL

Author: Patrick Donnelly

Patrick is a freshman studying journalism at Boston University’s College of Communication. A graduate of Malden Catholic High School (’18). Patrick is a huge Boston sports fan and avid golfer, his favorite teams and athletes include, the Boston Bruins, the New England Patriots, Rory McIlroy, and Tiger Woods. Co-host of the podcast, Beantown Banter, at WTBU Sports. Covers the PGA, NHL, and Boston Bruins in columns and is a Women's Hockey beat writer for WTBU Sports. Formerly co-hosted podcasts and wrote for the blogs, 617 Sportsnet, Beantown Sportshub, and Game Time Sports Network. He aims to one day be a sports-talk radio host in Boston. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @PatDonn12.

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