Found October 18, 2011 on MSNBC:
Tanier: The Belichick Family Tree may soon start sprouting again, but its sudden rise and fall serves as a reminder that analyzing “coaching trees” is hardly an exact science.

Bill Belichick: Huge fan of Halloween

Everybody's favorite NFL coach/roller-skating pirate admitted that he enjoys Halloween, in particular the "candy and costumes."

Belichick on post-game handshakes

Belichick on post-game handshakes: allnfl: Patriots coach Bill Belichick was asked about the...

With the trade deadline looming, does Patriots coach Bill Belichick expect any moves?

Today is the trade deadline in the NFL, and the league has already seen some activity. Seahawks LB Aaron Curry was dealt, as was Broncos WR Brandon Lloyd, for instance. The Patriots, it seems, are mentioned with every report or rumor, which kinda happens with everything. They are always having conversations, but to what extent is the question. Yesterday, Bill Belichick was asked...

Patriots coach Bill Belichick breaks down the win over the Cowboys… and other stuff!

In the end, Bill Belichick could smile about the win over the Cowboys. Not that he did. In a rollercoaster like that, the point is just to survive. With the 20-16 victory yesterday, the Patriots did that. Afterward, Belichick offered some thoughts. Want a sample? On the last drive by the offense: “I think we just did a good job all the way around. Tom did a good job. We got good...

Fashion statements galore in Foxboro from Bill Belichick to the players

Maybe it’s the bye week, but we did a few double takes today. First, Patriots coach Bill Belichick was stylin’ with a new hoodie. It wasn’t quite as drab as the usual number. He was actually worried this one might catch on with the public. ”You don’t want to make it too popular and take over the gray one,” Belichick cracked when asked about the new hoodie. Then, there...

Patriots coach Bill Belichick counseled the rookies for 40 minutes on handling their business

The Patriots are in the middle of their bye week, with practice today and then four days off. That’s a huge deal during the grinding NFL season, the first such break in the schedule since preseason began. It’s a nice deep breath for everyone — including the rookies. A bunch of them are heading back to college campuses to hang out and watch their old teams play. Others are headed...

Bill Belichick talks about upcoming roster moves and what PUP list players may provide

Patriots coach Bill Belichick held court with the media a short time ago. The Patriots are in their bye week, and will hold practices today and tomorrow before taking a break. Belichick indicated there would be some moves with respect to the roster and practice squad and PUP. He said they were in the “process of finishing up some transactions.” At the moment, running back Kevin...

Bill Belichick Blames Media for Ruining NFL's Postgame Handshakes

All eyes used to be on Bill Belichick and Eric Mangini when they would meet at midfield for their postgame handshakes. Now, in the wake of Sunday's Jim Harbaugh-Jim Schwartz debacle, the New England head coach has spoken out about the NFL tradition. Belichick feels like the media has turned it into what it is today -- a heavily scrutinized event that often overshadows the game...

Mr. Congeniality Bill Belichick Has Some Thoughts On The Postgame Coach Handshake

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Bill says it's all the media's fault. More »

Pats change up practice routine with situational scrimmage

By Tim BrittonFOXBORO, Mass. -- With no game this weekend, head coach Bill Belichick took advantage of some of the extra rest awaiting his Patriots and held a kind of scrimmage practice on Tuesday. The players lined up against one another and competed in various situations, walking through what should and shouldn't happen depending on the context. It was a bit unusual to see...

Hold the Phone….Bill Belichick Got A New Hoodie, Vikings Name Ponder Starter

The man known for his crusty, cut-up old hoodies has stepped his game up. Bill Belichick’s wife told him it’s time to start dressing properly, thus she bought him a brand new, sharp-looking hoodie. This could be the start of something special. By 2014, he may be wearing a suit and tie on the sidelines. In actual news, the Vikings have named rookie Christian Ponder the starter...

Halloween Costume Ideas for Boston Sports Fans Include Rex Ryan and Big Foot, Pirate Bill Belichick, 'Anonymous Sources'

It's that time of the year again. You know, the time when you try really hard to come up with a hilarious Halloween costume, only to frantically go to Google on Oct. 29 looking for some help. Fortunately for you, we're here to help. For the third straight year, has put together 10 costume ideas for the Boston sports fan. Some past costumes include Milan Lucic'...

Great partnerships between coaches & QBs

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (L) talks with head coach Bill Belichick during a timeout in the third quarter of NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins in Miami, Florida September 12, 2011. REUTERS/Hans Deryk (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL) The quarterback has always been the most important position in pro football, even in the days when the running...

Patriots Coach Bill Belichick Always Liked Broncos WR Brandon Lloyd As A Player

The trade deadline is Tuesday and yesterday the Denver Post reported that the Broncos have made it known that top receiver Brandon Lloyd is available, as is the team’s No. 2 receiver, Eddie Royal. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen on Twitter yesterday said “the Patriots’ interest in Lloyd hit a wall on contract but makes sense.’’ Lloyd is in the final year of his contract; he led the...
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