Nate is at Gillette Stadium for the Patriots opener against the Dolphins. He'll talk Patriots in the first segment and he'll reiterate the fact that he believes Jimmy Garoppolo is a future franchise quarterback. He also says he's glad the Tom Brady banner is down and he says not to think for a second that Bill Belichick didn't have anything to do with it. In this second segment of the show he makes his week two NFL picks and he closes the show out in the third segment with a special Patriots Card of the Day segment.
Nate says Jimmy Garoppolo is a future franchise quarterback and he says he'll be a starter as early as next season for a team other than the Patriots. He talks about how success at the top will help quarterbacks like Jimmy Garoppolo succeed. In the second segment he talks about taking risks and he says that he's a big fan of Sandy Alderson for taking a risk on Tim Tebow. He closes the show with the Card of the Day.
Nate doesn't like the Tom Brady mural at Gillette Stadium and he says it's sending the wrong message. He believes people in New England should focus more on Jimmy Garoppolo. He also talks about how New England needs to start planning for the future. In the second segment he talks about how Dallas is planning for the future and how Tony Romo could be out the door. He closes the show out with the Card of the Day segment.
Nate says life is about making choices and he references Chip Kelly and other coaches in pro football. He says it's important to go with your gut. He also discusses overtime in the NFL and tells you why he believes the NFL won't change the rules even though it would be so easy to do. He closes the show out with the mail bag.
Nate talks about short term success and long term success and uses Tom Brady, Mark Sanchez, and Colin Kaepernick as examples. He also discusses his top five professional sports and closes the show out with a high valued card of the day.
Nate discusses Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the National Anthem and he says that he doesn't agree with it but he explains that's beauty of America. We have the rights and freedoms to say what we want to say and do what we want to do. He also discusses instant replay in baseball and says that it's a set back and compares it to smart phones and advances in technology. He closes the show with the card of the day segment.
Nate talks about 'the Belichick difference' and he says that Jacoby Brissett's performance in the pre-season is the exact reason Belichick took him in the third round. He says the difference between Belichick is that he's a motivator and he can create something out of nothing. He also talks about cyber bullying and the impact it has on sports. He says that we can all do our part to prevent it by trying to be more positive than negative. He closes the show with an all new card of the day!
Nate talks about having confidence and explains to listeners that it's important that you don't become over-confident. He relates the topic to Bryan Stork and other professional athletes such as Jim Carey, Olaf Kolzig, and Tom Brady. Nate also answers a mail bag question and closes the show with today's Card of the Day.
Nate says it's too late for Ryan Lochte to ask for forgiveness. He explains that there are just certain situations in life where you don't get a second chance. He also talks about knowing how to really take full responsibility for actions and he says that if you own up to mistakes first before lying and fighting them, forgiveness will be granted. He spends the second segment telling you why he believes the Patriots will play in the Super Bowl and he closes the show out with the Card of the Day segment.
Nate gives his take on the Ryan Lochte situation and says that as Americans we should be ashamed of Ryan Lochte. He also says that what Ryan Lochte did is the reason the rest of the world hates Americans. He discusses lying in sports and tells you why athletes do it but he says it would be a lot easier to just tell the truth and he claims 90% of people would forgive if athletes told the truth before they completely dug the hole. He closes out the show with the mail bag and Card of the Day.