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Belichick: Matt Forte may be the best RB in the NFL

The New England Patriots’ run defense has been disappointing. It’ll be tested in Week 8 when the Pats welcome the Chicago Bears to Gillette Stadium. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick heaped praise on Bears running back Matt Forte while discussing Sunday’s matchup with reporters Wednesday. As far as Belichick is concerned, Forte stacks up favorably with the NFL’s best. ...
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Bill Belichick reportedly sent Darrelle Revis home for being late

Tom Curren of CSN New England is reporting that New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick sent star cornerback Darrelle Revis home early on Tuesday after showing up to practice late. Darrelle Revis was sent home Tuesday after showing up late to the facility for the start of the week’s work in advance of Sunday’s game with the Bears. He was not present for practice on Tuesday...
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Darrelle Revis sent home for being late, misses practice

Darrelle Revis' absence from Tuesday's practice confused many people.He didn't appear to have suffered an injury in the team's last game against the Jets, and no explanation was given.According to the latest report from Boston Globe NFL writer, Ben Volin, the star cornerback was sent home by his coach for being late. Per @BenVolin, Bill Belichick sent Revis home...
Via Patriots Life
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A case for why the New England Patriots are the best team in the AFC

An NFL season is a roller-coaster ride. From offseason expectations, to hot and cold starts, to injuries that completely change the nature of a team, so many things can happen in just one week that make predictions extremely difficult to get right. Take the New England Patriots as the perfect example. In the offseason, New England’s personnel moves were described as an “arms...
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10 bold predictions for Week 8 of NFL season

Week 8 of the NFL season begins Thursday night in Denver when Peyton Manning and the Broncos will host Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers. Let’s look into our crystal ball and see what’s in store for Week 8. The Patriots will beat the Bears, 46-10 While Ron Rivera displays some the temper and tenacity that made the Monsters of the Midway so scary three decades ago, a contrarian Supe...
Via The Sports Daily
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Bill Belichick Speaks Highly Of Jay Cutler As Patriots Prepare For Bears

Jay Cutler has a fan in Bill Belichick. As the New England Patriots prepare to host the Chicago Bears at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Belichick spoke at length about the Bears quarterback, heaping praise on the nine-year NFL veteran, who entered Sunday completing 156-of-229 passes for 1,676 yards — good enough for fifth in the league — to go along with 13 touchdowns and six...
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Bill Belichick on Jets win: ‘Good enough, but it wasn’t our best’

Chris Jones made sure he didn’t make the same mistake he did last year when New York Jets kicker Nick Folk tried another potential winning field goal Thursday night. This time, Jones didn’t commit a penalty to give the Jets kicker another chance.  Instead, the New England Patirots defensive tackle blocked Folk’s 58-yard attempt on the final play to give the Patriots a 27...
Via Sports-Glory
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Darrelle Revis to play wide receiver against the Jets?

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has a history of trying certain players on both sides of the football. Could cornerback Darrelle Revis become the Patriots’ next two-way threat, excelling on both defense and offense? Revis didn’t rule it out this week, telling the Boston Herald he’d be open to lining up at wide receiver Thursday against the New York Jets if Belichick...
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WATCH: Bill Belichick struggles with microphone postgame

The New England Patriots had a strong second-half showing and beat the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, 37-22. But head coach Bill Belichick suffered a minor defeat after the game. He lost a battle in the postgame news conference to one pesky microphone, which he just could not manage to set up properly. “Stupid thing,” he said. Maybe the microphone was attempting to take the day off...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Marshall Faulk blasts Belichick's draft history

There are two sides to Bill Belichick — the coach and the general manager — and some pundits, like Marshall Faulk, aren’t overly impressed with his work in the latter area. Faulk ripped Belichick’s drafting history with the New England Patriots while discussing the state of the organization before Thursday night’s Green Bay Packers-Minnesota Vikings game on the NFL Network...
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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