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Pats from the Past, Episode 47: Romeo Crennel
Nov 01, 2023
In this edition of Pats from the Past we sit down with former Patriots coach, Romeo Crennel. Crennel discusses the differences between working for Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick, his favorite Super Bowl victory, working with Mike Vrabel as a player then as a coach, and what makes him successful. Plus, much more.
Pats from the Past, Episode 46: Mike Vrabel
Oct 25, 2023
Matt Smith and Paul Perillo sit down with newly inducted Patriots Hall of Famer Mike Vrabel. Listen in for his thoughts coming back to Foxboro for his induction, his ability to "give it back" to Coach Belichick, and some interesting comments on where he thought the 2007 team failed to finish the job. All this and more.
Pats from the Past, Episode 45: Rodney Harrison
Sep 19, 2023
In this edition of Pats from the Past, Matt Smith and Paul Perillo sit down with former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison. Harrison discusses the difference, now as a broadcaster, on his drives into Gillette Stadium, and the person he rides with that makes it even more unique. Find out his favorite Gillette Stadium moment. What was the best team he played on? 2004 Patriots or 2007 Patriots. Plus, much more.
Pats from the Past, Episode 44: Adam Vinatieri
Jul 21, 2023
On this episode of Pats from the Past, we sit down with Adam Vinatieri, looking back at his storied career. Among the highlights is how his likely HOF career nearly never got off the ground during a shaky start in his rookie season. How that helped develop confidence to make some of the most clutch kicks in NFL history. Re-live those kicks as Adam walks us thru the challenges and celebrations. Adam discusses the fortune of playing for 4 potential Hall of Fame coaches and highlights some of the difference between belichick and parcells specifically. Plus, his thoughts on being called by many the greatest kicker of all time.
Pats from the Past, Episode 43: Russ Francis
Jun 02, 2023
Former Patriots tight end Russ Francis is our guest on this edition of Pats from the Past. Highlights from our conversation include: How a kid from Hawaii with just one year playing major college football, became the 16th overall selection, and his difficulties conforming to life in the NFL. Francis entertains with often colorful stories from his 13 year career. Dubbed by some as "Gronk before Gronk," Francis also shares his thoughts on the future Pro Football Hall of Fame TE who also played with New England. Plus, who did he receive career advice from upon his sudden retirement in 1981 and which legend did he work with off the field?
Pats from the Past, Episode 42: Scott Pioli Pt. 2
May 18, 2023
Tune-in for our conversation with former Patriots GM Scott Pioli. This is part two of our interview. Among the highlights include: Scott discussing his very humble beginnings to a multiple executive of the year award winner, how he was affected by the curse of success, his unique insights into the last back-to-back Super Bowl champions and more.
Pats from the Past, Episode 42: Scott Pioli Pt. 1
May 17, 2023
Tune-in for our conversation with former Patriots GM Scott Pioli. This is one of a two part interview. Among the highlights include: Scott discussing his very humble beginnings to a multiple executive of the year award winner, how he was affected by the curse of success, his unique insights into the last back-to-back Super Bowl champions and more.
Pats from the Past, Episode 41: Devin and Jason McCourty
Mar 22, 2023
In this edition of Pats from the Past we sit down with Devin and Jason McCourty immediately following Devin's retirement ceremony at Gillette Stadium. Among the highlights are Devin's reaction to the organization's ceremony, A look back at their "Super Season" and what's Devin's next chapter in life look like? Plus, In the beginning-the McCourty's were not always a package deal. Hear the fascinating recruiting story.
Pats from the Past, Episode 40: Mike Reiss
Feb 16, 2023
In this episode of Pats from the Past we sit down with Patriots beat reporter Mike Reiss from ESPN. We discuss his unique path in the media, from Patriots Football Weekly (PFW) to ESPN, and who he credits for his break, the greatest story he's ever covered here, his gratitude, excitement and preparation in being able to cover a Bill Belichick press conference for twenty three years and much more.
Pats from the Past, Episode 39: James Develin
Jan 10, 2023
In this episode of Pats from the Past we sit down with three-time Super Bowl Champion James Develin. Among the highlights of the interview include: His unique journey to the NFL, that led him to his ultimate position of fullback. The toughest player he had to block-you'll be surprised. His favorite moment on the field for the Patriots WASN'T a Super Bowl and more!
Pats from the Past, Episode 38: Logan Mankins
Dec 07, 2022
Patriots Hall of Fame finalist Logan Mankins is our guest on this edition of Pats from the Past. Highlights include: Which NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame player helped get Mankins ready to play and excel in the NFL? The pursuit of Perfection. Plus, Why he chooses to make his home in New England.
Pats from the Past, Episode 37: Richard Seymour
Oct 26, 2022
In the latest episode of Pats from the Past, Richard Seymour is the featured guest. Highlights in the episode include his thoughts after a whirlwind Hall of Fame induction weekend in Canton Ohio this past August, which Patriots players might Seymour consider to be Hall worthy?, why it was important to be honored at Gillette Stadium and more.
Pats from the Past, Episode 36: Vince Wilfork
Sep 23, 2022
Matt Smith and Paul Perillo sit down with former Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork ahead of his 2022 Patriots Hall of Fame induction. Among the highlights include: His attitude on draft day 2004, and his amazing recollection of the players selected ahead of him. His most disappointing loss (His answer may surprise you). His affection for New England, his appeal to Patriots fans, and his gratitude for the HOF honor.
Pats from the Past, Episode 35: Richard Seymour
Aug 06, 2022
On the latest episode of Pats from the Past, we visit with Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Richard Seymour, as the countdown to Canton, Ohio is in full force. Highlights from the conversation include: Is the Patriots defense of the early 2000's finally getting the recognition it deserves? How surprised he was when he opened the door to see a Gold Jacket clad Ty Law. His unique way of teasing Law in comparing the 2022 HOF class with Law's 2019 class and more.
Pats from the Past: Episode 34, Ernie Adams
May 25, 2022
Former Patriots research director Ernie Adams is our guest, and highlights a nearly half a century in the National Football League. Adams discusses how his passion for football began, what made the mid 1970's Patriots so great, his favorite Patriot team and more.
Pats from the Past: Episode 33, Jerod Mayo
May 04, 2022
Tune-in as we are joined by former Patriots linebacker, and current Patriots defensive coach Jerod Mayo. Mayo discusses the origin behind "Jerod Belichick", the unusual role Mayo handled during his rookie season, As a 7-time captain, his thoughts on leadership. Plus, His frustrations behind the loss in Super Bowl 46.
Pats from the Past: Episode 32, Drew Bledsoe
Mar 23, 2022
We visit with Patriots Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Bledsoe. Among the highlights: Is Bledsoe a football player , who is now in the wine business, or a wine business man, who used to play professional football? His answer might surprise you. Which event helped bring closure to his NFL career? Plus, His thoughts on his unique place in Patriots history and more.
Pats from the Past: Episode 31, Julian Edelman
Mar 10, 2022
Patriots and Texans announce game statuses, plus Tom Brady meets the media before Sunday's game.
Pats from the Past: Episode 30, Richard Seymour
Oct 24, 2021
In this edition of the Pats from the Past podcast we are joined by newly inducted Patriots Hall of Famer, Richard Seymour. Richard Seymour reflects on the events of his induction day, memories of teammates and more.
Pats from the Past: Episode 29, Rosevelt Colvin
Sep 27, 2021
In this episode of Pats from the Past, we talk with former Patriots linebacker Rosevelt Colvin. Among the highlights are Colvin's preferred choice when free agency opened in 2003, how he was "recruited" to play in New England and the life-changing moment that happened to him here in New England.