New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Nate Ebner

When the New England Patriots reported for training camp on Wednesday, Nate Ebner wasn't with them. The special teams player has taken a leave of absence to play for the U.S. Olympic rugby team. "It's a great opportunity for him to follow his passion, participate in the Olympic Games," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said. "We're pulling for him to bring back something around his neck...
Via CSN Chicago
7 hours ago

Tragedy inspired NFL standout to follow Olympic dreams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Bill Belichick’s Patriots already have four Super Bowl trophies. Now they’re hoping to add an Olympic gold medal winner. Special-teams standout Nate Ebner has an excused absence from the first two weeks of the Patriots’ training camp so he can be in Rio de Janeiro for the Summer Olympics after being named...
Via New York Post
22 hours ago

Josh McDaniels 'happy' with Pats but wants to be a head coach again

FOXBORO, Mass. — Prepare yourself for more Josh McDaniels head coaching rumors after the 2016 NFL regular season. McDaniels’ name typically pops up when a head coaching vacancy opens up, but the New England Patriots offensive coordinator has yet to be snagged away again since rejoining the team in 2012. McDaniels was hired away from the Patriots as head coach of the Denver...
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Bill Belichick Commits To Jimmy Garoppolo As Patriots Week 1 Starting QB

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick was unusually forthcoming Wednesday in his first news conference of training camp. Not only did Belichick confirm Tom Brady will remain the New England Patriots’ starting quarterback after returning from a four-game suspension, he also committed to third-year pro Jimmy Garoppolo as the team’s Week 1 starting signal caller. “We had finally...
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Belichick: Brady is not going to lose his starting job

Bill Belichick typically gives reporters as little information as possible when it comes to discussing strategy, but he is making an exception in the wake of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension to begin the season. At his introductory training camp press conference on Wednesday, Belichick told reporters that backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is not going to take Brady’s job no...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Both Of Bill Belichick’s Sons Will Work On Patriots’ Staff This Season

The New England Patriots’ coaching and football operations staffs for the 2016 season will feature three members of the Belichick family. Longtime head coach Bill Belichick will be joined by both of his sons: Steve Belichick, who recently was promoted to safeties coach, and Brian Belichick, who is entering his first season as a scouting assistant. The team announced the youngest...
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Patriots safety named to U.S. Olympic rugby team for Rio games

Nate Ebner officially is an Olympian. The New England Patriots safety on Monday was one of 12 players selected to United States national rugby sevens team that will compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics next month in Rio de Janeiro. Ebner, a rugby standout before converting to football during his junior year at Ohio State, has been on leave from the Patriots since March. He is...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick’s boat has a trolling-esque name, watch him drive it

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has a motorboat, and to the surprise of no one, the master troll has an appropriate name for it. VI Rings is the name of the boat, which we can glean from a recent post by Belichick’s girlfriend, Linda Holliday. Check out the photo she recently put on Instagram. A photo posted by Linda Holliday✨ (@lindaholliday_) on Jun 21...
Via The Sports Daily
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL forces Patriots to wear numbers on practice jerseys

The NFL is enforcing its will on the New England Patriots once again. Mike Reiss of ESPN reports that the NFL has instituted a new rule that requires teams to wear numbered jerseys during organized team activities and mandatory minicamps. It’s a rule that will affect the Patriots, who like to wear numberless jerseys during these preseason workouts. For years, Bill Belichick has...
Via The Comeback
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

The Bill Belichick erotica novel has arrived

If something about Bill Belichick patrolling the sidelines in his cut-off hoodie with a miserable face on revs your engine, you might want to pick up a copy of the new erotica novel that was published in his honor. In author Sophia Miramontes’ new book “Bill Belichick Wants a Tight End and I Don’t Mean Football,” Belichick trolls the San Francisco Area during Super Bowl...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

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