Found September 25, 2013 on Patriots Life:
Bill Belichick values draft picks, for any round, more than the average NFL coach. In fact, some might even think that he values some picks a little too much. After watching a pattern of the Patriots trading down, stocking up on future picks, and settling for a lower draft selection, fans and analysts everywhere were shocked when the team actually chose to trade up and draft Chandler Jones and Dont'a Hightower in the 2012 NFL Draft. Trading up for a higher pick is something that we had not seen from Belichick in a very long time. Source: Getty Images The Atlanta Falcons made jaws to drop when they traded five NFL draft picks, including two first-round selections, in order to receive the 6th overall pick in the 2011 Draft, which they used to draft WR Julio Jones. According to Michale Holley's book "War Room: The Legacy of Bill Belichick and the Art of Building the Perfect Team", Belichick advised the Falcons against this decision. Holley documents how the legend...

This might be Belichick’s best press conference yet

Bill Belichick’s inaudible mumbling, mysterious, and deadpan responses during his press conferences never gets old.  And, yesterday’s media session was definitely one for the books.  Here’s the play-by-play of Belichick addressing the “inactive” statuses of Rob Gronkowski and Danny Amendola. Q: How close was Rob Gronkowski to playing yesterday? Belichick: I donâ€...

Belichick: Gronk has definitely made progress

Patriots head coach Bill Belichick acknowledged that tight end Rob Gronkowski has made some progress. After giving the media a little something, he went back to being saying very little. Belichick was asked how much Gronk can help them in the red zone. “I don’t know,” said Belichick. With the Patriots current receiver situation in dire straights,  Gronk will help them tremendously...

Bill Belichick takes his horrible PR skills to a new abyss

Bill Belichick has a reputation for being Bill Belichick. And by that I mean, his press conferences have a reputation for being the most pointless exercises in human history. He’s a one man Media Relations Department. An extremely assholish Media Relations Department. With Bill Belichick all information is on a need to know basis. And according to BB, no one ever needs to know...

The many faces of Bill Belichick. 

The many faces of Bill Belichick. 

Bill Belichick, Media Have Hilarious Exchange Regarding Rob Gronkowski, Danny Amendola Updates

Stop us if you heard this one before, but Bill Belichick was tight-lipped about some injuries on Monday. During his press conference on Monday, Belichick was asked about tight end Rob Gronkowski‘s availability on Sunday. Gronk, who didn’t suit up, was practicing last week and was believed to be a game-time decision, meaning he must have at least been somewhat close to playing...

Celtics Close To 98.5 Deal, Belichick Has No Patience For Salk and Holley

While it has been rumored as being close for some time now, it appears a deal to make 98.5 The SportsHub the radio home of the Boston Celtics is really close now. Sean Grande and Danny Ainge both appeared on the Toucher and Rich show this morning, and while no announcement has been made yet, it seems pretty obvious that this is going to happen. I’m conflicted on the move to this...

Belichick goes all Belichick in Monday presser

BY NICK ST. DENISJust when we thought Bill Belichick couldn't get any more Bill Belichick-ish, he goes all Bill Belichick on us.The longtime New England Patriots coach was asked Monday about the health of tight end Rob Gronkowski and receiver Danny Amendola.And, well, here's the transcript of the exchange, via the official press conference transcript:Q: How close was Rob...

Rob Gronkowski Has ‘Definitely Made Progress,’ Bill Belichick Says

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots have been without their star tight end for the first three weeks of the season, but that could change this Sunday night. Bill Belichick said Rob Gronkowski has “definitely made progress” in his recovery from forearm and back surgeries. Gronkowski has been practicing with the team for weeks now. Belichick would not say (in the most hilarious...

It was a Good Weekend for the Jones Family

How was your weekend? Not as good as it was for the Jones family. The fun started Saturday night, as middle brother Jon "Bones" Jones took to the Octagon to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship from challenger Alexander Gustaffson. Both fighters went to the hospital for treatment afterwards, but it was Jones who claimed the title with a unanimous decision. Jones...

Patriots vs. Falcons matchup breakdown: DE Chandler Jones vs. LT Lamar Holmes - Going Deep -

Patriots vs. Falcons matchup breakdown: DE Chandler Jones vs. LT Lamar Holmes - Going Deep -...

Bill Belichick: Rob Gronkowski has ‘definitely made progress’

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says Rob Gronkowski has “definitely made progress.” Gronkowski was upgraded from doubtful to questionable last week.  Belichick said Wednesday that the tight end is overall “doing better” and his strength is “better than what it was.” “Like 

Vince Wilfork: ‘I’m positive I will play better’

Vince Wilfork has totaled just nine tackles in three games for the New England Patriots this season.  But the 325-pound defensive lineman told the Boston Herald that he isn’t worried about his slow start. “You always 

Here They Come Again, The Mighty New England Patriots

Kenbrell Thompkins... third pro game of his career.Aaron Dobson... second pro game of his career.Both thrown into the fire, into starting roles, at the very start of the season.It wasn't in Bill Belichick's plans, this wasn't what he envisioned the offense would look like back in June.  A mere 90 days ago.There were supposed to be two tight ends starting out there. Many...

Tom Brady reveals Matt Cassel might start for Vikings in Week 4

Thanks to Bill Belichick's Draconian media policy you'll never hear a New England Patriots break news about the New England Patriots but breaking news about another team? That's a different story. During his weekly press conference on Wednesday Patriots quarterback Tom Brady turned into CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora and started breaking news. Brady revealed...

Gronkowski Making Progress

Patriots coach Bill Belichick said tight end Rob Gronkowski (back) is "making progress" but in typical fashion wouldn't give up any information about whether he'll play in Week 4.Fantasy Spin:Gronk is definitely needed and the pressure is high for him to return, but the Patriots keep finding ways to win without him and wideout Danny Amendola. Still, it would make...
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