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Read what New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had to say as he addressed the media during his press conference at Gillette Stadium on Monday, October 10, 2011.

A noticeably happy Patriots coach Bill Belichick offers final thoughts on Patriots-Jets

Patriots coach Bill Belichick has a conference call coming up at noon, and he’ll no doubt have turned his attention to the Cowboys by then. So, while we still have some unused quotes available from Belichick from Monday, let’s allow him to round out the win over the Jets and talk about random things… On Brady changing the play to hit an uncovered RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis for...

Pats coach Bill Belichick gets serious about the move to a 4-3 defense on Sirius radio

While Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been a bit evasive when discussing the switch from a 3-4 to a 4-3 defense to start the year, he explained the rationale for the move during a Sirius XM-NFL radio appearance with hosts Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan yesterday. Here is a quick clip of Belichick’s appearance, edited down to the segment when he discusses his move to the 4-3 defense...

Pats OC Bill O’Brien on Dallas prep: ”There’s not going to be a lot of sleeping in Foxboro . . . We’ve got a lot of work to do.”

Time for the Patriots to turn the page on the New York Jets and focus on the opponent ahead - the Dallas Cowboys. As is the usual custom, head coach Bill Belichick, offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien and director of player personnel Nick Caserio engaged the media on a conference call a short time ago. For OBrien, he’ll have to deal with another Ryan brother, with Rex’ brother...

Patriots coach Bill Belichick weighs in on LB Brandon Spikes finishing “his preseason”

One of the more interesting players on the Patriots defense is Brandon Spikes, a hard-hitting, odd-tweeting linebacker who has played more and more the last few weeks. With Jerod Mayo out, he’s likely to keep on playing more. A run-stuffer last year, Spikes’ role has increased this year, and he was on the field on third downs last Sunday against the Jets. He didn’t play as...

Crowd Noise Levels At Gillette Improve vs Jets, Belichick Agrees

The Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins help raise the noise level pre-game yesterday. Yesterday, your intrepid scribe had a chance to take in the Pats/Jets tilt at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. One of the topics of discussion with my fellow fans in the stands was the fact that the crowd noise was substantially louder than what we've seen at The Razor. From my seat, it seemed...

Bill Belichick Sends 'Great Wishes' to Bruins for 2011-12 Season

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots head coach Bill Belichick took a moment during Monday's news conference to acknowledge the Bruins for their part in Sunday's pregame ceremony. The Bruins carried the Stanley Cup to midfield prior to New England's victory against the Jets, and Zdeno Chara also carried it out to the coin toss, which the Patriots won. After taking part in the festivities...

A happy Patriots coach Bill Belichick talks third-down stops and why Jets WRs were short of the sticks

Patriots coach Bill Belichick can say whatever he wants. His actions speak louder. Or, as Alabama coach Nick Saban always said (using a Ralph Waldo Emerson quote), “What you do speaks so loudly, I can’t hear what you say.” All of this is to say, he’s happy. He’s chatty, effusive, giving detailed answers and hanging around with reporters to talk after the news conference...

Romo tough to defend, Belichick says

Tony Romo has made some critical mistakes that have hurt his Dallas team this season, but Bill Belichick does not relish the chance to go against Romo on Sunday. The Patriots' coach heaped heavy praise on the Dallas quarterback Wednesday....

Bill Belichick Hesitant to Compare Rob Gronkowski to Jason Witten, But Sees Similarities in Tight Ends

Patriots fans are witnessing Rob Gronkowski slowly inch toward joining the game's elite tight ends. Jason Witten is a member of that group and he will be visiting Foxboro this weekend when his Cowboys take the Gillette Stadium turf on Sunday afternoon. "He’s obviously got a lot of skills," Bill Belichick said, when asked about Witten. "We have to try to figure...

Belichick issues statement on Davis

Patriots coach Bill Belichick issued this statement today on the passing of Oakland Raiders owner, Al Davis: "While I am saddened by the news of Mr. Davis' passing, I will forever be heartened and enriched by the many personal interactions...

Feels Good?

Shank takes a column off from his Bash The Red Sox Ownership Tour to take in yesterday's Patriots win over the New York Jets.FOXBOROUGH - It had to feel good.Bill Belichick’s never going to admit this, but there is a healthy obsession with the Jets at Gillette Stadium and it’s a great day any time you can pin a loss on the donkeys from New York.You saw a little of this truth...

Boston Bruins Charged Onto the Gridiron with the New England Patriots!

Official Bruins Twitter photo of team at Gillette Stadium to help defeat Jets!       DEADLINE: HUMOR! Boston Bruins made a final ceremonial visit with the Stanley Cup on Sunday, October 9th.  With a new season already underway, they must relinquish the Cup until the new victors can take possession. With fitting fashion for the spectacular, the Bruins chose to show...

Prep work can pay off

FOXBOROUGH - Before his Jets headed to New England to face their AFC East rivals, Rex Ryan said New York had had its best week of practice of the year. After his Patriots beat New York Sunday, 30-21, Bill Belichick said his team had had one of its best weeks of practice this season.
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