Found September 15, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
When the Redskins decided to let him walk following two injury-plagued seasons, LaRon Landry got to test the waters, attempting to find the best suitor for his services. The former first-round pick possesses plenty of talent, along with a scary, almost-inhuman amount of muscle, so his free agent interest was fairly significant. Teams in need of a hard hitting, extremely built box safety came a callin’, including two major players, the Patriots and Jets. At the time, it was reported that the AFC East rivals were “competing” for Landry, who began making the rounds, starting in New England. Looking back on it, he wishes he never had. “He wasn’t even there,” Landry told Manish Mehta in a column for the New York Daily News. “So that was a no-brainer. I should have never taken that visit. I was like, ‘Damn, if you’re going to visit, the head coach (should be) there.’ I felt, ‘Okay, that’s a slap in the face.’” Landry is referring to Pats coach Bill Belichick, the man he wanted to

LaRon Landry not a fan or Mike Shanahan or Bill Belichick

New York Jets safety LaRon Landry seems to be very happy with his new head coach Rex Ryan. Landry was asked about his time with the Redskins and doesn’t have anything good to say about their doctors or head coach Mike Shanahan. “That’s why they have great doctors and they have okay doctors, great trainers and okay trainers,” Landry said. “(The Redskins) had people who just...

Introducing Bill Belichick: The College Graduate

Belichick The Scholar A.B. When I found Belichick’s high school senior picture last year, I couldn’t help but laugh. The Lloyd Christmas hair was just too much. But being a fellow I-comb-over-my-hair-because-its-straight-as-an-arrow club member, I can’t hate on Bill’s college portrait here. And in case you were wondering about the quote: Abraham Cowley, The Vote (excerpt...

LaRon Landry rips Bill Belichick, Mike Shanahan and the Redskins organization

LaRon Landry is playing for the guy he wants to play for. To hell with the rest of them. Rex Ryan loves Landry’s work ethic and Landry loves Ryan’s unique and aggressive defense, which LaRon says is ultimately why he ended up in New York. However, the safety said the absence of Bill Belichick during his visit with the Patriots made his decision to not sign with New England easy...

Take a Look and Listen, Mike Wallace

From Victor Green and his wife to beastly Jets safety LaRon Landry lies the story of a hero that Mike Wallace could be in Pittsburgh some day. Read Jim Wexell's column for more.

The Chronicles of the Gronk: Episode 2

Inside Bill Belichick’s Office – As Bill Studies Secret Practice Tape At His Desk, The Phone Rings Bill Belichick: This is Bill, who the **** is this? Bob Kraft:  God damnit, Bill!  I told you to stop answering the phone like that.  Anyway, what the **** kind of ship have you been running the last few months?  I swear, every single time I go somewhere on vacation, I get...

Bill O'Brien Wins First Game at Penn State as Nittany Lions Sink Navy

Bill Belichick surely had an eye on at least one college football score today. It was Belichick's former assistant against the school where the Patriots' head coach first learned to coach under his father as Penn State faced off against Navy. Bill O'Brien got the first win of his head coaching career as the Nittany Lions clobbered the Midshipmen 34-7 at Beaver Stadium...

Belichick on Hernandez: no update

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he doesn't know how long tight end Aaron Hernandez will be sidelined with a right ankle injury. Asked Monday if Hernandez broke any bones, Belichick said, ''I don't really have any update on his status. I think they're still looking at him.'' reported that Hernandez would not play Sunday night at...

Bill Belichick: Larry Fitzgerald might end up being the best receiver of all time

One of Bill Belichick’s favorite hobbies is praising his opponent during the week leading up to a game. Belichick never wants the Patriots to take the opposition too lightly, so he floods the enemy with compliments and fills the newspapers with flattering quotes about them. On Thursday, the subject of his praise was Larry Fitzgerald. “He’s a great, great receiver, will go down...

What Belichick’s History Tells Us About Wes Welker’s Situation

The Patriots lost their home opener for the first time since 2001 with a 20-18 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. It was perhaps the most unexpected loss in recent memory for the Patriots. The actual game however, will likely be overshadowed this week by scrutiny over the usage of franchise wide receiver Wes Welker. Welker did not start the game (though he was announced as a starter...

Ras-I Dowling Receives Zero Snaps in Patriots Week Two Loss

When Bill Belichick drew up his defensive gameplan this week, he completely omitted one of the most promising, young players on the Patriots defenes. Ras-I Dowling was one of three New England players that received zero snaps against the Cardinals on Sunday in what can best be described as a puzzling decision. Backup quarterback Ryan Mallett and guard Dan Connolly were the other...

Will Wes Welker get a fresh start now that Hernandez is out for weeks?

If one of the Patriots’ Swiss Army Knives Julian Edelman gets cut this week, its pretty much safe to say it’s because he took out one of the team’s superstars. Edelman rolled up underneath tight end Aaron Hernandez’s ankle during Sunday’s loss against the Arizona Cardinals as he made his way downfield after catching a screen pass from Tom Brady. Please Click Here To Read This Article

Bill Russell Admires Bill Belichick's Coaching Philosophy to 'Win With What You Have'

Bill Russell and Bill Belichick are two of the region's greatest winners, and at least one of those champions has great respect for the other. At the conclusion of an extended interview with, Russell was asked which coaches he admires today. The question was posed in the context of asking about NBA coaches, with Russell's longtime coach Red Auerbach as an example...

Patriots look to build on win over Tennessee

Bill Belichick got one of his answers he was looking for in the Titans game. He found out that his defense can shut down a premier running back with speed cold in his tracks. Against Arizona this weekend, the question will be whether they can they shut down an elite receiver in Larry Fitzgerald. Starting quarterback John Skelton has an ankle sprain, so Kevin Kolb will be the guy...

Arizona Cardinals Look to Break Series Tie Sunday Against New England

As the 1-0 Arizona Cardinals get set to fly east to take on the 1-0 New England Patriots on Sunday, let’s take a look at some interesting notes in their all-time series: 1) The overall series is tied up at 6-6. 2) The Patriots have won the last five contests. 3) The last time the two teams met was on a snowy day in Foxboro in Dec. 2008. This is one the Red Birds would like to forget...

Larry Fitzgerald: Best wide receiver ever?

Even when his larynx is producing sounds and his lips are moving to form those sounds into words and his left temporal lobe is stringing those words together to create whole sentences, Bill Belichick rarely actually says anything. And that's why, on the rare occasions in which the cliché-dispensing New England Patriots head coach breaks from the status quo and offers...
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