The Ex-Pats Podcast - A Patriots Podcast
About This Show
"The Ex-Pats Podcast" features host NBC Sports Boston's Mike Giardi and former New England Patriots' Dan Koppen. The guys will break down that weeks game and talk to former members of the New England Patriots every week.
Most Recent Episode
Recap of Patriots Super Bowl loss; Complete break down of Malcolm Butler situation
2:40 - Why didn’t Malcolm Butler play a defensive snap? Mike Giardi recaps the whole saga around the cornerback being benched.
7:25 - Giardi discusses why Butler still dressed for the game and wasn’t sent home. Koppen breaks down the rules Belichick has for his team and what happens when you break them.
9:34 - Was Belichick being too stubborn and did he hurt the Patriots chances of winning another Super Bowl? Giardi and Koppen explain how there are two sides to the story.
12:04 - Dan Koppen gives us a player’s perspective of how the team feels when a teammate is bench for possible disciplinary reasons.
14:00 - Patriots defense was not able to make the stops in the red zone and in crucial plays like they were in the regular season.
16:34 - Patriots offense left some points on the field early but more than did their job, setting offensive Super Bowl records.
18:14 - Giardi and Koppen talk about the Eagles 4th and 1 play call and the aggressiveness of Philadelphia throughout the game.
20:00 - What to make of Rob Gronkowski not committing to playing next season and if he is actually contemplating retirement.
22:35 - Dan Koppen discusses the 2007 Super Bowl loss and how it still hurts him to this day.
Episodes of This Show
Dec 26, 2017