Found September 26, 2012 on Total Titans:
The Titans started out the year with some good defense in the second half, holding the Patriots to punts on their first two second half possessions. Ever since Bill Belichick made the questionable but not clearly wrong decision to punt on fourth down and two from the Titans 40 with with 5:44 to go in the third quarter while holding a 10-point lead, the Titans have basically stopped playing any semblance of effective defense in the second half. After that moment, here's what Titans opponents have done in the second half: New England: touchdown, field goal, field goal; San Diego:punt, touchdown, touchdown, touchdown; and Detroit: touchdown, field goal, touchdown, punt, fumble, touchdown, touchdown, turnover on downs. That's a total of 66 points on 15 possessions, or 4.4 points per possession. Even if you count those two Patriots punts to start the year, that's still 3.88 points for every post-halftime possession. No team in the league other than ...

Belichick statement on grabbing official after the Ravens game

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Patriots coach Belichick fined $50K

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was fined $50,000 for his conduct following Sunday night's game against the Baltimore Ravens, the NFL announced on Wednesday. Belichick was seen grabbing a referee following a game-winning kick by Ravens rookie Justin Tucker. Baltimore won, 31-30. ''Whatever the league decides to do, I'll respect and just try and do my job...

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Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick Fined $50,000 Dollars - New…

Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick Fined $50,000 Dollars - New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was fined $50,000 by the NFL for his contact with an official after Sunday night’s 31-30 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, the league announced Wednesday. “Belichick was fined $50,000 for impermissible physical contact with an official after Sunday night’s Patriots-Baltimore...

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The NFL handed New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick a $50,000 fine on Wednesday for his actions in a Sunday night loss to the Baltimore Ravens. After the loss, in which there were numerous questionable calls by the replacement officiating crew, Belichick grabbed at one of the officials arm's to supposedly ask him if the previous field goal would be reviewed. As the final...

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Bill Belichick Hit With $50,000 Fine by NFL

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NFL Ref lockout COULD be over and Bill Belichick out $50K

You know, possibly the only "Lockout" that may be stupider than this is the NHL. Though the NHL wouldn't be drawing this kind of publicity. According to reports all over the Interwebs, the NFL and the NFLRA are on the cusp of an agreement that would put the professional refs back out on the field with the professional players. The only question is when. Depending...

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Report: Bill Belichick hit with a $50K fine for grabbing ref at end of game

Don’t touch the ref, it’s as simple as that, in any sport. Didn’t make any difference that New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick, did so to a replacement official, it is a huge no-no in the NFL. The league responded by handing down the largest fine during this young season, levying a $50,000 fine [...]

NFL Fines Bill Belichick $50,000 For Grabbing Ref


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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Washington Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan have been fined by the NFL for their respective actions toward referees during Sunday's games. Belichick incurred a $50,000 fine for "impermissible physical contact with an official" at the end of Sunday's game against the Baltimore Ravens. Shanahan received a...

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Is The Woodhead-Ridley Combination Working?

When BenJarvus Green-Ellis left in the off-season, a slot opened up for the starting running back. Despite some fumbles, the slot was always going to be filled by Stevan Ridley, and it was no surprise when he was named starter. And after a 100 yard game on opening Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, it looked like the start of something good on the offense.However, I feel like...
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