Greg Bedard's - Boston Sports Journal

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I get that Bedard clearly isn't well-liked in the reporting world, but the fact that Darlington is more or less acting as a mouthpiece for Brady's team seems so obvious to me as to not even warrant mentioning, so it strikes me as a bit odd that THIS is what others are getting upset about.
 

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Yeah, I read the piece yesterday and it seemed like Bedard was going out of his way to NOT call Darlington a tool. He was also clear about their intersecting pasts.
 

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Yeah, I read the piece yesterday and it seemed like Bedard was going out of his way to NOT call Darlington a tool. He was also clear about their intersecting pasts.
Yeah, that was hardly a slam on Darlington to me when I read it, but YMMV.
 

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That's why I shared the larger context there -- I actually think the screenshot Kyed put up makes it look less worse than it was bc it took out all the nice things Bedard said about Darlington.

That said, I think Bedard does cross a bit of a line by saying Darlington "has obviously cozied up to those essential people who are part of Team Brady — likely his handlers — and finagled it so he’s sort of their mouthpiece." Regardless of the caveats and compliments, that's a direct hit/"you sunk my Battleship"-type criticism from a peer, kind of unnecessary and really not cool.
 

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Bedard could have said the nice things, then ended with saying that he disagrees with Darlington's conclusions, explaining how during this time of year that there is a lot of misinformation coming from the different camps. Because right now it comes across as Bedard simply being jealous that Darlington got some G2 from Team Brady.
 

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