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The Rap Sheet:
Patriots offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien is still in charge of the offense, even while also serving as head coach at Penn State. It’s not easy. O’Brien explained his reasons for staying around the Pats here.
So, how are the Patriots helping him run their offense and work at PSU? Steve Jones, the PSU play-by-play guy, explained in an interview on the Big Ten Network.
“I talked to Bill O’Brien Sunday about this and he said he has a separate office that Bill Belichick has set up at Gillette with somebody specific with the Patriots working with him on Penn State items,” Jones said.
Now, it’s not actually a separate office. O’Brien just has one office. But he does have someone helping him work two jobs, assisting on matters revolving around Penn State. And that’s a nice touch from Belichick.
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Patriots coach Bill Belichick was in a good mood today. In fact, it was about as good a mood as I’ve seen him in a while. Does that mean he likes the way his team has prepared? That he thinks they are ready? Maybe.
No game face today.
Belichick was expansive and interesting, and we’ll make sure to get to his comments — in full — later. But for now… Some highlights?
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