Trags welcomes in three special guests to the podcast this week, as former Patriots Wes Welker, Rob Ninkovich and Sebastian Vollmer take some time at the Leonard Hair Transplant Associates “Young Fight Strong” event at Lifespan Cancer Institute in Providence, R.I. to discuss their former team.
The guys talk about life after football, including Welker’s transition to coaching, Ninkovich’s thoughts on possibly returning last season and Vollmer’s weight loss (75 pounds), in addition to looking ahead to the 2018 version of the New England Patriots.
1:30 – Former Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker
3:00 – Welker’s transition from NFL player to NFL coach
5:00 – Comparing Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick
7:30 – Thoughts on Houston Texans QB DeShaun Watson as a player
11:00 – Former Patriots defensive lineman/linebacker Rob Ninkovich
13:30 – Brian Flores taking over as Patriots defensive coordinator
15:00 – Will Trey Flowers have a breakout season in 2018?
18:00 – The culture of winning with the New England Patriots
20:30 – Former Patriots offensive lineman Sebastian Vollmer
22:30 – Vollmer adjusting to retirement after leaving in 2016
24:00 – How the Patriots offensive line going to play after losing left tackle Nate Solder
27:00 – Reacting to Germany’s loss in the 2018 World Cup
28:00 – What it was like playing for Bill Belichick and playing with Tom Brady