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 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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