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The Razor Show is an inside look at the New England Patriots, featuring The Athletic’s Nick Underhill and Jeff Howe as well as Super Bowl champion Matt Chatham. Tune in each week for a mix of irreverence with smart football analysis as they decipher the real messages coming out of Foxboro.

The Razor Show is an inside look at the New England Patriots, featuring The Athletic’s Nick Underhill and Jeff Howe as well as Super Bowl champion Matt Chatham. Tune in each week for a mix of irreverence with smart football analysis as they decipher the real messages coming out of Foxboro.
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The Razor Show is an inside look at the New England Patriots, featuring The Athletic’s Nick Underhill and Jeff Howe as well as Super Bowl champion Matt Chatham. Tune in each week for a mix of irreverence with smart football analysis as they decipher the real messages coming out of Foxboro.

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Episodes

More to prove… but where?

1/8/2020
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Tom Brady isn’t done, but will he back in New England? Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill break down what Brady could be seeking in 2020 and how Jarrett Stidham’s development plays a big role in his negotiations. They also discuss key free agents to monitor this offseason and potential changes on the offensive line. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:39:16

Missed opportunities

1/6/2020
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The Patriots season comes to an end following a disappointing loss to the Titans. Matt Chatham dives into the execution errors and pivotal plays of the game. Plus, everyone wants to talk about Tom Brady’s contract, Matt weighs in on the quarterback’s performance and future in football. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:01:00:14

Wild-Card Weekend

1/1/2020
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The Patriots will host a Wild Card game for the first time since 2009. Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill discuss the state of the team following arguably the worst loss in the Bill Belichick era (0:54). They break down what went wrong against the Dolphins (8:00) and what needs to be done to have success vs. the Titans (18:47). For bonus episodes theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:23:03

How did that happen?!

12/30/2019
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The Patriots drop to the No. 3 seed after a disappointing loss to the Dolphins at home. Matt Chatham goes drive-by-drive breaking down what went wrong for New England and what must be corrected before next week’s matchup with Mike Vrabel and the Titans. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:01:16:26

Division clinched but all eyes on the bye

12/23/2019
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The Patriots clinch the AFC East with a big win over the Bills, but there’s still plenty to play for in Week 17 against Brian Flores and the Dolphins. Matt Chatham reflects on the experience for first-year players. Plus, he discusses his big takeaways including the ground game, catch and run plays and the four-man rush. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:56:46

Pro Bowl Selections & Snubs

12/18/2019
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Stephon Gilmore, Donta Hightower and Matthew Slater are headed to the 2019 Pro Bowl. Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill discuss who was picked and who was left out in the cold (1:54). Plus, they break down improvements they have noticed in N’Keal Harry and Mohamed Sanu and how important they are down the stretch (16:24). They wrap by looking ahead to Saturday’s division clash with the Bills (26:38). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:30:47

See ya, Cincy

12/16/2019
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After a week full of off-field drama, the Patriots took care of business in Cincinnati. Matt Chatham breaks down the film and his biggest takeaways from the victory (10:54). Plus, hear his thoughts on the footage released in the filming scandal (49:52). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:01:01:02

‘Tis the season for controversy

12/11/2019
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Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill bring you the latest on the sideline filming controversy (2:14). They discuss the potential punishment from the league and what it all means for the Patriots (10:12). Plus, they look ahead to Sunday’s matchup with the Bengals and break down why this game is so important moving forward (16:35). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:27:50

Throwing the flag

12/9/2019
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The penalties polluted Sunday’s contest between the Patriots and Chiefs. Matt Chatham voices his concern for the bad entertainment product the NFL is putting on the field. He discusses the inconsistencies across the league and what the officials’ role should be. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:51:42

Pause the panic button

12/4/2019
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Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill break down the concern surrounding the Patriots' offense and discuss why it’s not time to panic, yet (1:17). Plus, they look ahead to the final four regular season games (10:36) and this week’s important test against the Chiefs (15:20). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:27:44

What went wrong in Houston?!

12/2/2019
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Matt Chatham breaks down the film and discusses the lack of execution on offense. Plus, is talent or trust really an issue? Hear his thoughts on the narratives of the game. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:50:57

The 2010s: New England Patriots All-Decade Team

11/26/2019
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It was a great decade for the Patriots, but who makes the All-Decade team? Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill look back on the past 10 years at some of the greatest players to play in New England. Listen to this special episode of The Razor Show as the guys debate the final team. For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:28:03

Weathering the storm

11/25/2019
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Despite the sloppy conditions in Foxboro, the Patriots earned their 10th win of the season with a victory over the Cowboys. Matt Chatham discusses his key takeaways from the contest (3:33). He breaks down the big play by Matthew Slater (25:45), the clutch kick from Nick Folk (43:42) and the controversial tripping call (52:45). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:01:04:08

Bolstering Brady’s blind side

11/20/2019
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Isaiah Wynn is back! Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill discuss the left tackle’s return (1:07) and how he impacts the offense going forward (10:42). They also break down the run game and where it ranks compared to last year’s team (12:53). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:23:59

Big win with room for improvement

11/18/2019
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The Patriots hold on to defeat the Eagles on Sunday despite frustrations on offense. Matt Chatham breaks down the win and what needs to be corrected moving forward (2:46). He also dives into a bounce-back performance by the defense (48:27). For more episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:01:04:48

Back for more

11/13/2019
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Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill are back to discuss what’s on your mind coming off the bye. What will Damien Harris’ role be in 2020 (5:19)? Will the Patriots take a quarterback or tight end in next year’s draft (8:29)? They cover those topics, plus, their favorite memories from traveling to London (13:51). For bonus episodes visit theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:25:07

Learning from loss in Baltimore

11/5/2019
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What went wrong in the Patriots’ loss to the Ravens (1:15)? Matt Chatham dives deep into the All-22 film and dissects the defense drive-by-drive (18:53). Plus, his biggest takeaways on offense (51:31), including Marshall Newhouse’s performance (57:22) and Mohamed Sanu’s impact (1:04:17). theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:01:13:59

Sitting tight

10/30/2019
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The Patriots refrained from making a move at the deadline. Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill discuss the decision not to acquire a tight end and how this impacts the offense moving forward (1:25). Plus, what does the defense need to do to contain Lamar Jackson and the run game Sunday night in Baltimore (20:04)? They wrap by casting their midseason vote for Defensive Player of the Year (25:45). theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:33:37

Cruisin’ past Cleveland

10/28/2019
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The Patriots stay perfect after a 27-13 victory over the Browns. Matt Chatham discusses where they stand in comparison to the rest of the league (1:53). He also breaks down the changes on the offensive line (29:24), Tom Brady’s performance (43:08) and the forced turnovers by the defense (49:10). theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:01:04:34

Brady’s future in Foxboro

10/23/2019
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Jeff Howe and Nick Underhill tackle the biggest question Patriots’ fans want to know; where will Tom Brady be in 2020 (8:12)? Plus, how good is this defense (17:20)? They discuss the performance against the Jets and where the defense ranks historically. theathletic.com/therazorshow

Duration:00:28:14