Interesting foresight on Mallett, Dowling

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Interesting foresight on Mallett, Dowling

By Tom E. Curran
CSNNE.com

Before his 79-inch frame got fed into the whirring blades of the NFL Draft process, Ryan Mallett was actually seen by one wag as a possible No. 1 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. SI.com's Andrew Perloff is said wag (AKA McLovin from the Dan Patrick Show pictured here and here). In a mock done April 27, 2010, Perloff had Mallett going first overall (he went 74th) and cornerback Ras-I Dowling going 16th overall (he went 33rd to the Patriots). Perloff had Mallett, Da'Quan Bowers and Robert Quinn as the first three overall picks. Overall, it was a pretty good effort by McLovin' buoyed in large part by the fact that he actually got it right at No. 6 with the Browns and Julio Jones. (Thanks to my email agitator J. Kelleher for sending the link).Tom E. Curran can be reached at tcurran@comcastsportsnet.com. Follow Tom on Twitter at http:twitter.comtomecurran

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Tom Brady better now than in 2007?

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BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: Tom Brady better now than in 2007?

0:41- How much is John Farrell to blame for David Price’s altercations with media members? Evan Drellich joins BST to discuss if the Red Sox manager needs to take more action against his players.

3:58 - Phil Perry joins Tom Curran and Kayce Smith to debate if Tom Brady is better now than he was 10 years ago in the 2007 season. 

10:06 - Kyle Draper joins BST to discuss the report that LeBron James is not happy with Kyrie Irving and ‘wants to kick his ass’ for asking out of Cleveland.

14:42 - How much does David Price dislike being in Boston? What are the chances he opts out of his contract in 2018? Evan Drellich, Tom Curran, Michael Holley, and Tom Giles break it down.