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Do Your Part, Episode 8: Deatrich Wise Jr. and Mental Health Awareness Month
May 20, 2021
Deatrich Wise Jr. joins Angelique Fiske in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month. Wise talks about mental health in the pandemic, breaking the stigma for athletes and how to check in on those you love who might be struggling. If you are someone you know is in need of help, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is available 24/7 at 800-273-8255.
Do Your Part, Episode 7: Andrea Kremer
Mar 18, 2021
Pro Football Hall of Fame and Emmy-award-winning analyst Andrea Kremer joins Angelique Fiske to reflect on her career, making history with Hannah Storm as the first all-female broadcast booth to cover the NFL and empowering the next generation of storytellers and journalists.
Do Your Part, Episode 6: Sam 'Bam' Cunningham and the 1970 USC-Alabama game that helped change college football in the South
Feb 25, 2021
In Sam "Bam" Cunningham's University of Southern California debut, he ran for 135 yards and scored two touchdowns against Alabama. It was Sept. 12, 1970, and when USC defeated Alabama 42-21, it was more than a victory. USC was integrated, and Alabama's team was all white. Cunningham's performance is credited with changing public perception, pushing Alabama to integrate the following season. More than 50 years later, Cunningham revisits that game, its legacy that continues to grow and sports as an agent for real change.
Do Your Part, Episode 5: NFL Honors & 2020 Season Wrap-up
Feb 11, 2021
Now that the 2020 NFL season is officially over, we're hitting pause to reflect on the Patriots who were up for awards at the 10th annual NFL Honors – Matthew Slater, Joe Cardona and Devin McCourty. Ultimately, no Patriot walked away with an award, but they still deserve recognition for the work they have done throughout their careers. So we're diving in to why they were nominated in the first place. Then, we hear from healthcare heroes from across New England who were surprised with an all-expense paid trip to Super Bowl LV on the Patriots team plane.
Do Your Part, Episode 4: My Cause, My Cleats - The Stories Behind the Cleats
Jan 03, 2021
Every year, the NFL encourages players to participate in My Cause, My Cleats to highlight issues that matter most to them. On this special episode of Do Your Part, we hear from Devin McCourty, J.J. Taylor, Shilique Calhoun and Berj Najarian about their cleats and the organizations they've chosen to represent. Calhoun shines a light on mental health. Najarian, the Patriots director of football/head coach administration, shares his deeply personal ties to Armenia Fund. Taylor represents "Stomp Out Bullying," and McCourty takes his family's tragic loss of their daughter, Mia, to try and give other grieving families hope. And don't forget to vote for Devin McCourty in the Walter Payton Man of the Year Charity Challenge by Tweeting "#WPMOYChallenge + McCourty.
Do Your Part, Episode 3: Brandon Copeland
Dec 07, 2020
Brandon Copeland is a University of Pennsylvania professor, a philanthropist, an entrepreneur, a 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree and, oh yeah, a Patriots linebacker. On this episode of Do Your Part, Brandon talks to Angelique about developing his college course, his Beyond the Basics Foundation and what it means to be "an athlete and."
Do Your Part, Episode 2: Lawrence Guy
Nov 20, 2020
On this episode of Do Your Part, Lawrence Guy talks about living with learning difficulties and what the Lawrence Guy Family Foundation has planned for Thanksgiving.
He also opens up about his grandfather, Addeliar D. Guy III, the first African-American judge on the state court bench in Nevada and his legacy.
Do Your Part, Episode 1: Devin and Jason McCourty
Oct 30, 2020
In the first episode of Do Your Part, Devin and Jason McCourty virtually join Patriots.com Lifestyle Editor Angelique Fiske to share their path to becoming philanthropists and advocates, offer advice to those starting out their own journey in giving back and what they hope their legacy will be when their football days are done.
Trailer: Do Your Part
Aug 05, 2020
Do Your Part is an official Patriots podcast for players to dive into the issues and causes they are passionate about off the football field. From criminal justice reform to encouraging voting, Do Your Part will be a home to important and honest conversations with your favorite Patriots players.
Patriots Off Topic 2/19: Duron Harmon, Disney Cruises & Grey's Anatomy
Feb 19, 2020
Duron Harmon is back again for an offseason episode before he goes on a Disney cruise with his family. We talk about the surprising show he recently finished watching and play a game about his teammates. Then Angelique and Mackenzie talk about everything that's been going on so far this offseason.
ENCORE: Drew Bledsoe Interview
Feb 13, 2020
In honor of Drew Bledsoe's birthday on Feb. 14, we're revisiting our conversation with the Patriots Hall of Famer. Drew was in Foxborough ahead of the Patriots season opener in September, and he joined Patriots Off Topic in studio to talk about his wine business, being back in town and much more. Check out more episodes of Patriots Off Topic on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and more.
Patriots Off Topic 8/2: 'We're going to get it poppin' with Kyle Van Noy
Aug 02, 2019
On our first episode of Patriots Off Topic, Angelique Fiske and Mackenzie Knoop discuss their offseason highlights and tales from Training Camp. Plus Kyle Van Noy joins us to talk about becoming a father, the ESPYs and his Van Noy Valor Foundation.