The best and worst there was ... and will be

WEEI
December 30, 2019 - 7:34 pm
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With the close of one decade and the beginning of another, a chunk of the WEEI podcast community thought it was a worthy exercise to hand out some superlatives for both the last 10 years and the next 10. Thanks to the Off Day Podcast (Patriots), 5 Out Podcast (Celtics), The Skate Podcast (Bruins) and the Bradfo Sho (Red Sox) here is a taste of what we are leaving behind and what we can look forward to.

CELTICS (5 Out Podcast)

—Most likable athlete: Tacko Fall
—Most likely to be a broadcaster: Kendrick Perkins
—Class Clown/Funniest: Marcus Smart
—Smartest: Jaylen Brown
—Most likely to star in a movie: Kyrie Irving
—Best hair: Gerald Green
—Most dramatic: Irving
—Most likely to request a trade next decade: Carsen Edwards
—Most likely to become a head coach: Avery Bradley
—Best Glue Guy: Smart
—Best style: Vincent Poirier
—Best leader: Kevin Garnett
—Most likely to lead the '20s in jersey sales: Jayson Tatum
—Best quote (who and the quote): “I don't owe anybody (expletive).” Kyrie Irving
—Best Coach: Doc Rivers

PATRIOTS (Off Day Podcast)

—Most likable athlete: Rob Gronkowski
—Most likely to be a broadcaster: Ted Karras
—Class Clown/Funniest: Rob Gronkowski
—Smartest: Matthew Slater
—Most likely to star in a movie: Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady (Buddy cop comedy)
—Best hair: Julian Edelman (facial)
—Most dramatic: Tom Brady 
—Most likely to request a trade next decade: Sony Michel
—Most likely to become a head coach: Jerod Mayo
—Best Glue Guy: Lawrence Guy
—Best style: The McCourty twins
—Best leader: Matthew Slater
—Most likely to lead the '20s in jersey sales: N’Keal Harry
—Best quote (who and the quote): Bill Belichick: “It’s the National Football League. Nobody died.”
—Best Coach: Bill Belichick (the only one)

BRUINS (The Skate Podcast)

—Most likable athlete: Adam McQuaid
—Most likely to be a broadcaster: David Backes
—Class Clown/Funniest: Brad Marchand (duh!)
—Smartest: Zdeno Chara
—Most likely to star in a movie: Shawn Thornton
—Best hair: Torey Krug
—Most dramatic: Nathan Horton
—Most likely to request a trade next decade: Charlie McAvoy
—Most likely to become a head coach: Zdeno Chara
—Best Glue Guy: Chris Kelly
—Best style: David Pastrnak
—Best leader: Zdeno Chara
—Most likely to lead the '20s in jersey sales: David Pastrnak
—Best quote (who and the quote): Zdeno Chara “I don’t like to use to word rookies.”
—Best Coach: Claude Julien (he won THE STANLEY CUP)

RED SOX (The Bradfo Sho)

—Most likely to be a broadcaster: David Ross
—Class Clown/Funniest: Joe Kelly
—Smartest: Daniel Bard
—Most likely to star in a movie: Xander Bogaerts
—Best hair: Robbie Ross Jr.
—Most dramatic: Alfredo Aceves
—Most likely to request a trade next decade: Andrew Benintendi
—Most likely to become a manager: Brock Holt
—Best Glue Guy: Jonny Gomes
—Best style: Ryan Dempster
—Best leader: David Ortiz
—Most likely to lead the '20s in jersey sales: Mookie Betts
—Best quote (who and the quote): Joe Kelly, "I would have been an Angel if I was sober.”
—Best manager: Alex Cora