February has always been a transitional month in sports. Once the Super Bowl is over, focus shifts to the NBA and NHL, and eventually to Spring Training, as the Red Sox equipment truck leaves today, and workouts start up officially next week.
There will still be football talk…the combine, draft prep, and of course the endless Rob Gronkowski offseason adventures, which will no doubt, be the most talked about Patriots subject on the airwaves.
When it comes to roster decisions, Mike Giardi reports that the Patriots have concerns about giving Aqib Talib a multi-year contract based on his work habits while here this season. He says they’d like to give a him a one-year deal, but that another team is likely to offer him more.
While some in town don’t bother to disguise their dislike for Rajon Rondo and declare the Celtics better without him, people who actually watch the games know that the Celtics improvement has been from turning things around with defense, and that the process started w...