Found May 06, 2013 on Juan Elway:
Busted out my capris Juan… Coach of the New England Patriots Bill Belichick, walks with his son Steve Belichick onto the field at the start of the New England Patriots Rookie Camp at Gillette Stadium yesterday. Gotta be pretty cool to have your pops be one of the greatest football coaches of all time. Tom Brady Gives Incredible Thumbs Up Pose Fantasy Impact: Aaron Dobson

"Part of the respect that I have for Bill Belichick is his ability to stay ahead of the curve – or..."

“Part of the respect that I have for Bill Belichick is his ability to stay ahead of the curve...

Bill Belichick feels like they received good value by acquiring LeGarrette Blount

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick feels like they got some good value by trading Jeff Demps to the Buccaneers for Legarrette Blount, according to Mike Reiss of “We felt like we got good value for Blount. He’s a guy that we basically gave up [Jeff] Demps for, and Demps, I’d say, is less of a proven player and there were some other issues with...

Bill Belichick praises LeGarrette Blount trade

The New England Patriots are reshaping themselves into a new look unit. In the midst of the departure of wide receiver Wes Welker and the uncertain immediate futures of tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez, the Patriots are restocking their arsenal with wideout Danny Amendola and the recent trade for former Tampa Bay running back LeGarrette Blount. Please click here...

Belichick Turned Down Trade and Took Duron Harmon

ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss provided even more insight into the New England Patriots draft picks after watching "Patriots All Access" in the draft room, and he recognized something that many Patriots fans will find very peculiar. Bill Belichick received a call with a trade offer for pick #91 in the draft, which is the draft pick that was originally going to go to the Pittsburgh...

Bill Belichick Recognizes Aaron Dobson’s Basketball Background

If there’s one thing that we’ve learned about Bill Belichick over the years is that he admires players that have excelled in two sports. In the most recent case, Belichick has recognized Aaron Dobson’s basketball background and told the media on Friday that it certainly was a plus in his scouting report, as basketball players tend to have “good hands.” Per the Providence...

Grading the Draft: New England Patriots

As has been the case under Bill Belichick, the New England Patriots were active on draft day, moving around and collecting extra selections. The team traded away their first round pick to the Minnesota Vikings, receiving four choices in return. New England filled several needs but as you'll find out, not everyone was on the same page in their war room.Jamie Collins/OLB/Southern...

Tom Brady: Boston media ‘never said a bad thing about me’

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he’s focused on playing the game he loves and isn’t worried about what he will do after he can no longer play. “I love doing what I’m doing. I love playing. I love the preparation. I love training for playing. I love thinking 

Browns thoughts on Terry Pluto, ProFootballTalk, “black boxes,” and draft strategy

Who could be running the Browns today who might get the benefit of the doubt? I think it’s a good question. Sometimes I wonder if the Kraft family somehow divested the Pats, bought the Browns and brought Bill Belichick with them if Browns fans would continue point to failed draft picks like Courtney Brown as proof that the Browns were failing in the present. I don’t know how...

Patriots Draft Grades

  We are now almost two weeks removed from the 2013 NFL Draft, and of course it is time for me to give the Patriots their initial draft grade. I purposely waited a week to write this review, as the emotions and immediate aftershocks are now over. This draft had some normal Bill Belichick behavior (trading out of the first round, and selecting a player in the 3rd round who was rated...

Report: Jamie Collins, Duron Harmon Picked Despite Disagreements From Patriots Scouts

When Bill Belichick wants a player, the Patriots are going to pick him no matter what the team’s scouts say. That appears to be what happened with both the Jamie Collins and Duron Harmon picks in the second and third round of the 2013 NFL draft. Both players were chosen despite disagreement from Patriots scouts, according to Tony Pauline of Draft Insider. Pauline wrote that Patriots...

"We felt like we got good value for Blount. He’s a guy that we basically gave up Demps..."

“We felt like we got good value for Blount. He’s a guy that we basically gave up [Jeff] Demps for, and Demps, I’d say, is less of a proven player and there were some other issues with Jeff. With LeGarrette, he’s been a productive player. He didn’t play as much last year with the emergence of [Doug] Martin down there, so I can certainly understand that Tampa was in. We felt...

Patriots Turning Attention to Bill O’Brien, Penn State Players as Rutgers Fascination May Soon End

FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots’ recent ties to the Rutgers football program are so deep that owner Robert Kraft even joked recently that the team may have to set up a recruiting center on the New Brunswick, N.J., campus. Bill Belichick‘s infatuation with Rutgers players has been well documented over the past few seasons. The love affair began when the Patriots took Devin McCourty...

Patriots’ Versatile Offseason Acquisitions Allow Team to Bring Multiple Schemes, Coverages on Defense

Some of the Patriots’ 2013 acquisitions could bring the team’s defense back to its glory days. Prior to 2011, Bill Belichick was known to run a complex hybrid defense that included 3-4 and 4-3 looks, zone coverages and man coverages. But a lockout leading up to the 2011 season, and a 2012 roster that was full of new and inexperienced players, forced the team to simplify on defense...
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