Lesley Visser appeared on Bob Ryan’s Boston Podcast to discuss her distinguished career.

Things have changed for Lesley Visser and the New England Patriots since the storied reporter began her career. For fans, the Patriots are synonymous with winning. But long before the five Super Bowl wins the Patriots weren’t just bad, they were an embarrassment. Visser, in 1976, was certainly inexperienced, plus she was entering a workforce that was anything but conducive to women. The actual press credentials Visser was handed at old Schaefer Stadium said “No women or children in the press box”.