New England Patriot's Keys To Improving In Week 3 And Beyond

All is not rosey for the New England Patriots as they sit tied for the basement of the AFC East. A 1-1 record doesn't seem so bad until you realize that it was division-foe Miami that handed the Patriots their first, opening-day loss in 13 years. It is that much worse that on top of the division is the former, basement-dweller... yes, last year's goat, the Buffalo Bills.Week...
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22 minutes ago  |  Discuss Hart: Tom Brady, Bill Belichick want to spread the ball around Hart: Tom Brady, Bill Belichick want to spread the ball around: A lot of buzz this...
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Nate Ebner earning playing time and praise from Bill Belichick

Former rugby standout Ebner has continued to improve in New England. Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North AmericaI have to start off by admitted to being somewhat biased when it comes to Nate Ebner. As a former rugger who witnessed him dominating a rugby 7s tournament firsthand a full year before his surprise selection in the NFL draft, I've always been rooting for Ebner to make...
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NFL should adopt New England Patriots way

While the ‘Patriot Way’ can be frustrating at times for journalists and fans alike, other teams may soon be taking one out of Bill Belichick’s off-field playbook. With scandal after scandal surfacing out of the NFL, being a man of few words seems like the best way to go. When the two got together, Tom Brady and Bill Belichick adopted the strategy of keeping their feelings and...
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Patriots Belichick on Raiders: “We’re going to have to play good, solid, physical 60 minutes of football on Sunday.”

New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick, met with the media on Wednesday. He has moved on from the Vikings game, focusing on the Raiders. 
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Bill Belichick Recalls 8th Grade Pop Warner Football In Jovial Presser

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick wasn’t as interested in talking about the Oakland Raiders or New England Patriots as he was in discussing the Annapolis T-Birds on Wednesday morning. Belichick held an unusually long (26 minutes) and jovial press conference as the Patriots prepare for their Week 3 matchup against the Raiders. Belichick went back nearly 50 years while discussing...
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Does Tom Brady trust his receivers?

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Tuesday that he has to do a better job establishing balance within the offense. “I think offensively we could certainly stand to get a lot more balance into our attack overall, period,” said Belichick. “We didn’t have it in the run-pass ratio in Miami and we didn’t really have enough of it in the passing game last week or really...
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Bill Belichick: Patriots Offense Needs Balance Around Tom Brady, Julian Edelman

Bill Belichick sees the same things everyone else does — and more — when he watches the New England Patriots’ offense. Yes, it’s nice that the Patriots were able to put up 30 points in their win over the Minnesota Vikings, but Tom Brady and the offense as a whole did not have much balance. Julian Edelman caught six of Brady’s 15 completions, giving him 12 of the 44 receptions...
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Bill Belichick not happy that Patriots are among league leaders in penalties against

Bill Belichick (Photo by Ted Fitzgerald)While there have only been two games played by NFL teams this year there have been some bizarro world situations that are developing. The New Orlean Saints are 0-2. The Buffalo Bills are 2-0. Ryan Fitzpatrick, E.J. Manuel, Derek Anderson, Matt Cassel, Austin Davis and Brian Hoyer all have wins as starting QBs while Drew Brees is still looking...
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Make no mistake: Penalties annoy Belichick

When coach Bill Belichick speaks about his frustrations publicly, it’s easy to imagine just how many times the Patriots hear about them behind closed doors. Belichick is unhappy about the number of penalties the Pats were flagged for in the first two regular-season games. Not just the amount of penalties, but how they’ve come about and how they’ve influenced field position...
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Bill Belichick reflects on 200th career win

Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesThe Patriots 30-7 win over the Vikings yesterday marked the 200th win for head coach Bill Belichick, as he now joins an elite group of coaches to win 200+ games.Among them are Don Shula (328), George Halas (318), Tom Landry (250), Curly Lambeau (218) and Marty Schottenheimer (200).Belichick is usually pretty emotionless in his press conferences, but he seemed...
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Bill Belichick Wins #200, Already Planning for #201

Congrats to Coach Belichick on his milestone 200th win! — New England Patriots (@Patriots) September 14, 2014
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Bill Belichick Shows Rare Reflection On ‘Very Gratifying’ 200th Win

MINNEAPOLIS — Bill Belichick wasn’t quite giddy after the New England Patriots’ 30-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings, but the head coach was positive, genuinely pleasant and showed rare reflection Sunday. The Patriots’ victory marked Belichick’s 200th in the NFL, and the head coach called it “a real great team win.” Belichick joins Don Shula (328), George Halas (318...
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'The Leftovers' star modeled her character after Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick’s influence apparently extends all the way to Hollywood. Actress Ann Dowd, who played stone-cold cult leader Patti on the first season of the HBO series “The Leftovers,” told The Boston Globe this week that she drew inspiration from the New England Patriots head coach while developing her character. “After about the third episode or so, Patti kept reminding...
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Bill Belichick is one game away from joining Elite company

1 Don Shula* 347 2 George Halas* 324 3 Tom Landry* 270 4 Curly Lambeau* 229 5 Chuck Noll* 209 6 Marty Schottenheimer 205 7 Dan Reeves 201 That is the list of coaches Bill Belichick is about to join. That is pretty impressive. So if the Patriots win 10 games this season, Hoodie could […] The post Bill Belichick is one game away from joining Elite company appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Cordarrelle Patterson's apparent illiteracy has him angry with Bill Belichick

Cordarrelle Patterson is a fantastic wide receiver.He also, apparently, cannot read. Or, more likely, he only reads headlines.The latter has been the folly for many a PatriotsLife twitter follower over the years, and it appears to have gotten the best of the Vikings' wideout. Speaking with reporters yesterday, Patterson said that he was angry with Bill Belichick for saying that...
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Bill Belichick’s Non-Existent Slight Motivating Cordarrelle Patterson

Bill Belichick might need to call himself out in front of the New England Patriots on Friday. Belichick committed the ultimate Patriots sin by creating bulletin board material for the Minnesota Vikings — except he didn’t. Cordarelle Patterson told the Pioneer Press that he’s extra motivated to beat the Patriots in their Week 2 matchup on Sunday based on something he read that...
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Patterson comments upon perceived slight by Belichick

When the Minnesota Vikings host the New England Patriots on Sunday, there will be some extra motivation for second-year receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. In the 2013 NFL Draft, the Patriots traded their 29th overall pick to the Vikings, who used it to select the speedster out of Tennessee. The way Patterson sees it, the Patriots didn’t […]
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Bill Belichick revisits the Cordarrelle Patterson trade, was it a mistake?

The Patriots are currently preparing to face one of the potential up and coming starts of the NFL - Cordarrelle Patterson.Drafted just last year, Patterson would not be a Viking at all if it weren't for Bill Belichick.With the Patriots sitting at pick no. 29, the Vikings gave up an arm and a leg to move up and snag the dynamic wideout/kick returner. For what it's worth, Belichick...
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Bill Belichick Will Reach 200-Win Milestone With Win in Minnesota

Comebacks galore, passing milestones and the 200-win club for the head coach of the New England Patriots highlight what to look for in Week 2.
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Bill Belichick: Vikings will be a ‘big challenge’ for Patriots

Following their 33-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 1, things won’t get easier for the New England Patriots this week when they play the Vikings in Minnesota. The Vikings beat the St. Louis Rams 34-6 in their season-opener. “It was a very impressive win they had against the Rams Sunday; really played strong in all three phases of the game,” Patriots coach Bill Belichick...
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The New England Patriots need to sign one of the most hated NFL players in the league

To be fair, I already wrote most of this column in November 2013. Little did I know that almost a year later, it is even more relevant now than it was then. The Patriots’ offensive line is in complete shambles, as evidenced in their Week 1 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Tom Brady was under constant duress, and there were very few holes opening up in the run game. Something needs to...
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The New England Patriots Officialy Suck! (so get your shots in while you can)

This one is for all the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady haters out there; for all the people that are just tired of seeing the New England Patriots always win. Yeah, it's great for New England fans of course. Heck, there are kids in high school that have never known any Patriots team other than the dominant Belichick/Brady Era one. Since the turn of the millenium they failed to...
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Patriots Coach Bill Belichick: Players Need to Work on ‘A little bit of everything’ This Week

Humble pie is a dish best served cold in New England, a recipe that New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick, has mastered over the years. If the coach was looking for practice material, Sundays game gave him plenty to work on. 
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Belichick confident Gronk will only improve with time

BY DAN BEGNOCHENew England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski played less than 50 percent of the team's offensive snaps in Sunday's loss to the Miami Dolphins, but he certainly made his limited presence known.In 38 snaps, Gronk was targeted 11 times by quarterback Tom Brady. He hauled in four of those passes for 40 total yards, including a six-yard touchdown in the second...
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