All that Bill Belichick‘s second-place finish in the Sporting News’ most overrated coach in the NFL poll shows is that 16 current players are out of their minds.
Belichick finished 19 votes behind fellow AFC East head coach Rex Ryan, and three votes ahead of Andy Reid. Belichick more overrated than Reid? No way.
Belichick hasn’t had a losing season since 2000. He’s the only NFL coach to record three Super Bowl victories in four years. He’s a five-time Super Bowl winner, he’s been to seven Super Bowls, he’s a three-time AP NFL Coach of the Year, he was named to the NFL 2000s All-Decade team and his career head coaching record is 192-104.
Where do players think Belichick is rated in order to deem him overrated? You’d be hard-pressed not to put Belichick in the Top 5 among current NFL coaches, and by the time his career is over, he’d have to be considered at least a Top 10 coach all-time. Belichick is one of only four coaches to have won three Super Bowls, and he’s one of only 10 coach...