Found July 23, 2013 on Patriots Life:
As disappointed as I am as a New England Patriots fan that Greg Bedard left the Boston Globe to join Peter King at his new website, MMQB (Monday Morning Quarterback), I was happy to see that his first column was about the Patriots. In the usual fashion of Bedard, he delivered a wonderful piece that provided deep insight into the Patriots unit - particularly Bill Belichick and the locker room dynamic. Although Aaron Hernandez's murder trial is perhaps the greatest off-field disturbance in the Belichick-Brady era, it is not the first that has attempted to derail the Patriots season prior to its beginning. In Bedard's column he reminds readers of Belichick's knack for overcoming on and off the field issues that would rip apart the ordinary football team. He runs the gamut from Drew Bledsoe's chest injury that kick-started Tom Brady's career, to when Spygate made the Patriots the laughing stock of the NFL and Belichick, in turn, made each opponent the laughing stoc...

Bill Belichick admits he’s responsible for the players the Patriots sign to their roster

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media for the first time today since former tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested for the murder of Odin Lloyd. The media had the chance to see a different Belichick today.  Larry Brown Sports has a breakdown of the presser. Belichick began the news conference by expressing his condolences to the Lloyd family and calling...

Patriots coach Bill Belichick to talk Wednesday

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is scheduled to speak to reporters on Wednesday - his first availability since tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested on murder charges. Belichick's news conference is scheduled the day before players begin reporting for training camp. Quarterback Tom Brady and other veterans are scheduled to address the media on Thursday. Practices...

Believable Bill?

This afternoon @ 1:45pm ET, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick held a press conference in Foxboro, MA addressing the Aaron Hernandez ordeal putting forth his first public comments about the issue. During this twenty-plus minute media exchange, where two dozen different cameras were zoomed in on the coach for its entirety, we saw a more contrite, forthcoming, and most of all...

Bill Belichick transcript

Here's a complete transcript from Wednesday's press conference during which New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick broke his silence four weeks after former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder. Belichick: I'm going to address the situation involving Aaron Hernandez today. I felt that it was important enough to do that prior to the start of camp...

Fear of New England Patriors coach Bill Belichick keeps players from talking about Aaron Hernandez - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN

Fear of New England Patriors coach Bill Belichick keeps players from talking about Aaron Hernandez -...

Bill Belichick Says He Was ‘Personally Disappointed and Hurt’ by Aaron Hernandez Situation (Transcript)

Bill Belichick gave his first comments Wednesday about the allegations surrounding Aaron Hernandez. The former Patriots tight end was cut by the team earlier this month after being arrested on murder charges related to the death of Odin Lloyd. Check out the transcript below to see what Belichick had to say, and take a look at the live blog to see how the afternoon unfolded. Bill...

Bill Belichick offers little on Hernandez in press conference

There were many folks around the NFL and football circles in general that wondered what Bill Belichick would say about Aaron Hernandez in today’s press conference. Some speculated that the timing of the event suggested that Belichick would give us more than he usually does at such events. Those people, as it turned out, weren’t entirely wrong, but Bill Belichick certainly didn’t...

Time To Be AccountaBILL

Has anyone else used that god-awful headline yet? Sometimes I’m envious of the sports-radio host mentality. It must just be so awesome to sit in judgment, move goalposts and criticize an outcome no matter which way it goes. I loved Felger yesterday attempting to make the point that since all the Belichick toadies said he shouldn’t talk, that they should now be pissed at him because...

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Bill Belichick Delivered Heartfelt, Forthcoming Epilogue to Close Book on Aaron Hernandez’s Patriots Career

The book on Aaron Hernandez‘s career with the Patriots is closed. Bill Belichick delivered the epilogue Wednesday afternoon with more words and emotion than what was expected. The jerseys have been returned and recycled, the football cards have been torn up by New England young people who have been told as many grizzly details as their parents deemed necessary. Hernandez’s bio...

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Lou Merloni, Gary Tanguay and Kirk Minihane of CSN New England start screaming at each other over what Bill Belichick should say over Aaron Hernandez, wow.

Patriots Can Move Past Aaron Hernandez Situation With Limited Distractions Due to Timing of Arrest, Investigation

As the Aaron Hernandez situation was reaching its most surreal point, many feared the New England Patriots would not be able to move past the distractions the legal proceedings would cause. We don’t know how the 2013 Patriots season will conclude yet, but if Bill Belichick‘s press conference is any indication, the team is more than ready to move past the ordeal. Belichick’s...
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