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Bill Belichick is a genius. Or is he? The notion that Belichick is a football God, a man amongst boys, a strategical guru and undoubtedly the best coach in the NFL used to be an accepted fact in New England households. There were only a few comparable Patriots -- one took a famous ride through the streets of Boston and the other was the first to smack his name down on the Declaration of Independence. Yet, as the Patriots continue to look eerily similar to the team that went 14-2 during the regular season last year before falling to the...

Looking back at that debatable onside kick, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin backs Bill Belichick

While the move was up for some serious debate, particularly in New England, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin backed Bill Belichick’s decision to go with an onside kick with 2:35 remaining, down a touchdown, with three timeouts and the 2:00 warning all at his disposal during Sunday’s game. Tomlin, a guest today on Sirius NFL Radio, told hosts Adam Schein and Rich Gannon he would have...

Patriots defense devoid of cohesion, magnifying other problems

As someone who has watched Bill Belichick re-build (or should say “try” to re-build) his...

Bill Belichick Dodges Array of Questions From Reporter Assigned to Cover Julian Edelman Story

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was bombarded Wednesday by a series of questions about Julian Edelman's arrest for indecent assault and battery. Staying true to form, Belichick shrugged off the inquiries from an ambitious television news reporter whose lone assignment was to pepper Belichick about Edelman. It was slightly awkward, particularly since neither...

Bill Belichick Press Conference Transcript - 10/31/2011

Read what New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had to say as he addressed the media during his press conference on Monday, October 31, 2011.

Pats dealing with off-field issues

By Paul Kenyon

Week Eight Recap: Pats Fall to the Steelers 25-17

The eve of All Hallow's Eve was not a good one for the New England Patriots, as they trailed the Pittsburgh Steelers the entire game en route to a 25-17 loss on Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We believe that Bill Belichick is a genius and Tom Brady is his prophet. We believe in team over self and results over stats. We believe you can blame your lack of execution...

Edelman practices with Pats

By Paul Kenyon

Destiny in Their Hands

Ernie Palladino of CBS New York explains why the Jets have every opportunity to take their season back: [The] Jets walk into Ralph Wilson Stadium next week with a perfect opportunity to pull into a tie with the Bills for second, while the Giants tend to some businessof their own. And here’s the ironic trivia for that week: When does a Jets fan become a Giants fan? When the Giants...
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