Law: Chandler Jones showing an 'exceptional motor'


Law: Chandler Jones showing an 'exceptional motor'

Ty Law knows a thing or two about defense, and when it comes to Patriots rookie Chandler Jones, he's impressed.

Law says that Jones shows an "exceptional motor" out there on the field.

He's very active out there. One second he's tackling the opposing quarterback, the next he's wrapping up a wide receiver from behind.

Can a motor like that one last long?

NFL players union appeals Elliott's six-game suspension


NFL players union appeals Elliott's six-game suspension

NEW YORK -- The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over the league's conclusion that its 2016 rushing leader injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer.

The union said Tuesday it will represent Elliott "to ensure that the NFL is held to its obligation of adhering to principles of industrial due process under the collective bargaining agreement."

The NFL suspended Elliott last week after a yearlong investigation into an Ohio domestic violence case that prosecutors declined to pursue. Elliott's attorneys blasted Commission Roger Goodell's ruling, saying the league "cherry-picked" evidence to reach its conclusion.

A hearing with Goodell or an arbitrator will be scheduled within 10 days with a decision "as soon as practicable" after the appeal is heard, according to the labor agreement.

The Cowboys open the regular season Sept. 10 at home against the New York Giants.

BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: What to expect from Pats?


BOSTON SPORTS TONIGHT PODCAST: What to expect from Pats?

0:45 - Tom Brady tells WEEI it is unfair to set high expectations for the Patriots 2017-18 season. Kayce Smith, Michael Holley, Tom Curran and Tom Giles decide if Brady’s point is valid.

6:53 - Holley chats with Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely about the possibility of the Celtics getting Kyrie Irving from the Cavaliers.

13:53 - The Red Sox beat the Cardinals 10-4 behind a Rafael Devers triple play. Giles and Curran talk about the rookie’s value to this team.

17:16 - ESPN’s Bill Barnwell suggests in an article that Brady has hit his peak. Curran, Draper and Holley dispute that claim.