We're breaking down the top segments from Thursday's edition of the PFW in Progress radio show so you don't miss a thing. Hit play on the podcast above and forward to the segments indicated below to listen.
0:02:00 -Fred, Paul, Andy, and Erik were all present for the start of today's show. A true rarity this year for PFW with the new Patriots media availability schedule. The guys began with an injury update on head coach Bill Belichick.
0:07:00 -The show discussed the breaking news of the day out of Denver that Peyton Manning will be starting for the Broncos in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs.
0:15:00 -The guys discussed the latest on Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson and his potential retirement.
0:25:00 -Fred Kirsch voiced his displeasure with Giants fans and their opinion that if Bill Belichick was offered the head coaching position in New York he would take it. Fred feels this mentality disrespects the Patriots.
0:40:00 -Paul Perillo opined that he is not so sure all of the Patriots injured players will be back at full strength for the Divisional Round.
0:55:00 -Pat in Agawam called the show on the Ace Ticket Hot-Line and offered his wife up to Andy Hart. Tremendously awkward portion of today's program.
1:05:00 -Fred Kirsch lamented the play of the Patriots offensive line and feels it is the key to New England's success in the playoffs.
1:25:00 -The show discussed the Patriots potential playoff opponents and dissected all the potential match-ups.
1:44:00 -The PFW In Progress gang made their weekly picks. Each writer picked every Wild Card game with and without a spread.