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Everson Walls: Bill Belichick Hasn’t Changed Since Seasons With Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — The Bill Belichick fans see today is someone Everson Walls knows very well. Walls spent the majority of his career with the Dallas Cowboys, but he did play in parts of three seasons with the New York Giants, too. And his first year in the Meadowlands also was Belichick’s final one as Giants defensive coordinator. So the former All-Pro cornerback got to know...
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McCourty Twins (Devin, Jason) Once Tricked Bill Belichick With Looks

Even Bill Belichick isn’t immune to the confusion that identical twins can cause. New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty and Tennessee Titans cornerback Jason McCourty — identical twins — sometimes use their looks to play tricks on others. One time, as Devin explained Thursday on the NFL Network, Belichick mixed up the brothers before New England’s Super Bowl XLVI matchup...
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Devin McCourty: ‘I’ve Never Known (Bill Belichick) To Make Any Mistakes’

This is a tough week for Devin McCourty, whose New England Patriots fell one win shy of reaching their second consecutive Super Bowl. The safety almost certainly will wonder Sunday what could’ve been while watching the Denver Broncos face the Carolina Panthers for the NFL’s biggest prize. But as McCourty explained Thursday on Radio Row, the Patriots’ AFC Championship Game loss...
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What Patriots need to do to get back to the Super Bowl

The New England Patriots have been the most prestigious and consistently dominant team in football for the past decade or so. Future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady is nearing the end of his career, but he still has enough juice in him to get the Patriots back to the top next year. 2015 was a quality season for the Patriots, but a few upgrades could put them back in contention...
Via This Given Sunday
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Report: Pats not bringing back strength and conditioning coach

The New England Patriots’ high number of injuries in 2015 had repercussions. Patriots strength and conditioning coach Harold Nash won’t return to the team in 2016, sources told ESPN’s Field Yates and Mike Reiss on Wednesday. Nash has been with the Patriots since 2005, when he began as an assistant strength and conditioning coach. He took over in the main role for Mike Woicik...
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Peyton Manning to Belichick: 'This might be my last rodeo'

Peyton Manning appeared to tell Bill Belichick after the Denver Broncos beat the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game Sunday that Super Bowl 50 may in fact be the last game of his NFL career. As cameras and reporters mobbed the field and players, coaches and the like exchanged post-game pleasantries, audio was picked up detailing some of what Manning had to say to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots fire o-line coach day after Broncos rough up Brady

The Denver Broncos sacked New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady four times and hit him more times than any quarterback has been hit in a single game since 2006. Because of that, the Patriots were quick to make a coaching change on their delayed Black Monday. Offensive line coach Dave DeGuglielmo was sacked by the Patriots, sending him to the unemployment line following a disastrous AFC...
Via The Comeback
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Bill Belichick has no regrets over passing up field goal tries

Bill Belichick doesn’t have any regrets over passing up field goals in Sunday’s AFC Championship game in favor of going for it. On two occasions, Belichick elected to go for it on fourth down while trailing by eight. Both times, the Patriots failed to convert. But Belichick isn’t second-guessing himself, particularly on his decision to go for it on 4th and 1 at the Denver...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick has classic response to question about black eye

As expected, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was in a testy mood when he met with reporters on Thursday in the wake of some disturbing reports about star defensive end Chandler Jones. He began with a generic statement about how important the well-being of the team’s players is, and he refused to add anything after that. But he did give a response when asked about his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick black eye: Even the coach is battling an injury

The New England Patriots have dealt with their fair share of significant injuries throughout the season, and it appears the injury bug has now spread to the man in charge. On Tuesday, Bill Belichick was sporting a black eye when he met with the media. Naturally, he didn’t want to discuss whatever it is that left him with quite the shiner. Photo: Bill Belichick, with a swollen...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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