Bill Belichick says he prefers smaller coaching staff

The Patriots have been the most successful NFL franchise of the 21st century because they’ve been able to get more out of the 53 men on their roster than any other team.When it comes to the coaching staff, however, the Patriots routinely have operated with fewer people than most other teams.Head coach Bill Belichick said on the Paul Rabil “Suiting Up” podcast, via
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Mangold does not think Belichick would want him on Pats

The New England Patriots are known for signing aging star players and taking advantage of every last ounce of good football they have left, but Nick Mangold doesn’t envision himself being the next one. Why? Because he doesn’t think Bill Belichick likes him.In an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio Tuesday, Mangold was asked about the possibility of signing with the Patriots.“That...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Belichick eventually push Brady aside for Garoppolo?

The New England Patriots are fast approaching one of the toughest decisions in sports.Bill Belichick, one of the greatest coaches of all time, will need to decide what to do with Tom Brady, one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time.Brady is 39 years old and hasn’t showed any signs of slowing. But Jimmy Garoppolo’s contract doesn’t last forever and if the Patriots believe...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

What we learned from the New England Patriots 2017 draft

The 2017 NFL Draft was not the norm for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. This continued their trend of having an uncharacteristic off-season. The Patriots only draft four players, their first two were not until No. 83 and No.85, meaning they had no first or second round draft picks. However, one could look to the beginning of the off-season for the explanation. Then they...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Schefter reminds everyone Jimmy Garoppolo is not getting traded

If the New England Patriots end up trading Jimmy Garoppolo before the start of the 2017 season, no one is going to look worse than Adam Schefter.Schefter, one of the most respected reporters in sports, has been saying for months that there is zero chance the Patriots will trade Garoppolo. With speculation still swirling leading up to the draft that the Cleveland Browns or some other...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Five teams most likely to make a trade in the NFL Draft

The NFL Draft is always full of surprises. From the picks themselves to the wildly unexpected trade deals, it’s nearly impossible to predict what will unfold in the draft. Of course, that’s what makes it so much fun for fans and analysts alike.Every year, there seem to be a handful of trades no one saw coming. Teams either look to move up to acquire a specific talent or they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Devin McCourty hopes Patriots are interested in brother Jason

Brothers Devin and Jason McCourty have never had the chance to play with each other in the NFL, but with the Tennessee Titans releasing Jason on Thursday, the door is now open — in theory.Devin McCourty, a safety for the New England Patriots, said he hoped that his team was interested in the services of his brother, a cornerback.“I’m excited for him,” Devin said Friday, via...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Belichick addresses Deflategate, Aaron Hernandez in interview

Bill Belichick has yet to speak with reporters since the NFL league year opened last month.But the New England Patriots coach did recently sit down for a lengthy and wide-ranging interview with Suzy Welch of CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” a segment of which was released online Thursday morning.The interview touched on everything from Belichick’s coaching roots to the Patriots’ Super...
April 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Marvin Lewis expected to head into 2017 as a lame duck

When the Cincinnati Bengals signed Marvin Lewis to a contract extension following the 2014 season, it threw a lot of people for a loop. Why would Cincinnati extend a head coach that had failed to lead the team to a playoff win in six tries over the course of 12 seasons?Even after losing in the playoffs that in 2015, Cincinnati would go on to give Lewis a vote of confidence heading...
Via Sportsnaut
April 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick wears perfect South Florida attire for Miami's Pro Day

Bill Belichick sure looks like he’s enjoying life, one pro day at a time.The New England Patriots coach continued his pro day tour ahead of the 2017 NFL Draft with a Wednesday afternoon visit to Miami, one day after he skipped the NFL’s annual coaches breakfast for Florida’s showcase.And he dressed pretty appropriately for a March trip to South Florida. No shoes, no problem...
March 29, 2017  |  Discuss

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