Re: Globe's Greg Bedard moving on to Sports Illustrated
posted at 3/21/2013 2:29 PM EDT
In response to RidingWithTheKingII's comment:
In response to sportstalk's comment:
I thought he did fine on the blog writing end, especially w/ the technical slant he took at times. Those videos he made w/ Jermaine Wiggins were pretty awkward though & indicated he needed a little more polish in that area. I followed him on twitter, where I thought his personality & sense of humor really got a chance to shine. I think the position nowadays requires a multimedia prescence to be really effective, & he at least tried. The job of Globe Patriots/NFL reporter has to be a tough one in Boston. The Patriots really give you nothing so you have to manufacture a lot of stuff. IMO, that is one of the reasons the slot has been a revolving door for the Globe that past few years.
Agree. And, I think what happens is the wrtier comes in here and is suprised by that so they end up developing an agenda towards BB with resentment.
When BB cut off Peter King after King lied during the witch hunt in the fall of 2007, that was it.
King had full access before, now he has little to none.
There was a point early on in the 2010 season where Bedard's whole tone changed. I liked his style at first, then he just started using his blog to drop in snide one liners towards BB.
He knows the Xs and Os and all that which was a huge boost from Breer or Shalise (she was clearly a fill in until they found someone which was Bedard), but he never could separate the anti-BB agenda from mid 2010 until now.
I also would no be shocked if he lifted analysis from this board itself. There were NUMEROUs times where I'd see analysis by him come well after the debates on this board were here.
He says he been saying Hernandez takes over for Welker "for a while", but I just read that very recently.
I was saying it LAST year when BB upped Hernandez before the market with Edelman as a back up to Hernadez.
Yes, and we all know how getting on BB's bad side can be a hindrance to your sportsmedia career aspirations here in Boston. Are you listening, Ron Borges? :)