Family ties meant nothing to Belichick when picking Ted Karras

As noted in the Sunday morning one-liners, the Patriots made Ted Karras one of their 2016 draft picks. Ted Karras is the great-nephew of former NFL great-turned-actor Alex Karras. Did the family connection factor in to the decision? Said coach Bill Belichick when asked that question by reporters at a post-draft press conference: “No.” (Hey,…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Bill Belichick On Not Drafting Running Back: ‘Can’t Control What You Can’t Control’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Despite re-signing LeGarrette Blount, running back still was viewed as the biggest immediate need on the New England Patriots’ roster heading into the 2016 NFL Draft. It was slightly head-scratching, then, to see the Patriots come out of the draft without a player at the position. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was asked if it was a matter of the right guy...
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Bill Belichick mocks social media with ‘snapface’ reference

Bill Belichick once again showed his disdain for all forms of social media with a funny quote. Belichick was asked after the NFL Draft was completed Saturday about the possibility of the Patriots bringing in former Arizona State RB/WR D.J. Foster. The question was posed in response to a tweet from Foster indicating he was going to have an “opportunity” with the Pats. Of course...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Day 1 Draft Nightmares for the New England Patriots

Tomorrow night, New England Patriots fans will be forced to watch the picks slide by, as high-level talent gets taken in a first round free of Bill Belichick’s razor-sharp gaze. But just because New England has been stripped of their first pick doesn’t mean the first round is inconsequential for the Patriots. Teams the league over will be acquiring young talent which they hope...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The New England Patriots cannot miss out on Chris Jones

The New England Patriots find themselves in a precarious position as the NFL draft rapidly approaches. Holding eleven total picks to tinker with, Bill Belichick and New England management will be sure to surprise on draft night as they never fail to do. Unfortunately, lacking a first round draft choice will be a challenge as the pool of impact players thins out considerably as teams...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick’s Awkward Birthday Instagram Video Is So Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick turned 64 years old Saturday. The New England Patriots head coach celebrated the occasion the only way he knows how: With a certain degree of awkwardness. Look, Belichick is one of the greatest coaches in NFL history. The man’s a football genius. But he’s not exactly the most outgoing person, especially when it comes to social media. So it’s no wonder his attempt...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

What does LeGarrette Blount’s return mean for the New England Patriots?

Bill Belichick just did the most Bill Belichick thing yet in an offseason littered with Bill Belichick moves (by the way, don’t read this article out loud…if you say “Bill Belichick” three times he appears behind you and tells you to “do your job”). Having already traded for a talented star whose team was disgruntled with him (Martellus Bennett), cut a veteran whose days...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bill Belichick Personally Worked Out Sean Davis, Watched Film

Maryland draft prospect Sean Davis reportedly had an eventful Friday. Davis, who’s projected to be selected in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft as a cornerback/safety, worked out for and watched film with New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Friday night. Davis has ideal size and testing numbers for a Patriots defensive back....
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Being ‘Outlier’ Has Led To Patriots’ Sustained Success

There are countless reasons for the New England Patriots’ prolonged success, but when asked why his team has strung together so many winning seasons, head coach Bill Belichick stressed bucking trends. Belichick spoke Thursday at the 2016 Salesforce World Tour event in Boston, answering questions from vice chairman and president Keith Block for over 10 minutes. “One of the...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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