Bill Belichick: Patriots Revolve Around ‘Glue, Chemistry Guy’ Jerod Mayo

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots lost an All-Pro linebacker when Jerod Mayo went down with a torn pectoral muscle last season, and according to head coach Bill Belichick, they also lost their glue. Belichick heaped enormous praise on Mayo, who has been a full participant in practice, before Friday’s Patriots’ training camp practice. Mayo is a great all-around linebacker...
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McCarthy still evolving heading into ninth year as Packers coach

GREEN BAY, Wis. --  As Mike McCarthy gets set to begin his ninth season as head coach of the Green Bay Packers, he's not settling on what he's done in the past. Yes, the Packers have had success under McCarthy, winning one Super Bowl and four NFC North titles. But after exiting the playoffs early the last three seasons, McCarthy isn't letting his tenure get in the way...
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Patriots Bill Belichick Talks Mayo, Revis and Thompkins

The New England Patriots head coach met with the media, prior to taking the field, for the second time in as many days.
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Belichick says Mayo has Bruschi-type leadership traits

BY DAN BEGNOCHEThe New England Patriots have a slew of recognizable names on their roster that can be classified as a team leader, from Tom Brady to Vince Wilfork.You can add veteran linebacker Jerod Mayo to that list.Coach Bill Belichick addressed the media prior to the team’s second training camp session Friday and was asked about the type of presence the seven-year vet brings...
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New England Patriots: Impressions From Day 1 of Training Camp

The New England Patriots wrapped up their first of four training camp practices at Gillette Stadium today, as the team is working hard to get healthy, learn the basics, and earn a spot on the team. #159416389 / This is the 15th Training Camp for Coach Belichick and Tom Brady, as they are the longest tenured Patriots on the team. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have...
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Could 2014 secondary be best of Bill Belichick Era? - WEEI | Christopher Price

Could 2014 secondary be best of Bill Belichick Era? - WEEI | Christopher Price: Memmmmories…....
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Bill Belichick with high praise for Jerod Mayo, says team revolves around him

Photo by Katie Shannon, nePatriotsLife.comThe Patriots went most of the season without their captain, Jerod Mayo last season, and apparently they missed more than just what he brings on the field.Bill Belichick had high praise for Mayo this morning, putting him on the level of the Tedy Bruschis of the world. The coach said that Mayo isn't only important to the defense, but to...
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"I think what saw last year in the Championship Game was we really struggled..."

“I think what [Bill Belichick] saw last year in the [AFC] Championship Game was we really...
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Patriots' Camp Preview - Talented Front Seven Running On Star Power, Health

Editor's note: The following originally appeared on'a Hightower's draft profiles all said the same thing."No better run-stopping linebacker."  "A larger and more athletic Brandon Spikes."  "Pro-ready middle linebacker." - these audits were universal, as were the one that told us that he didn't do well in...
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Live from Day one at Camp

Today marks the beginning of the 2014-2015 season for the New England Patriots, and that means that it is the first day of training camp! Patriots Life was live from camp all day today and has plenty to share for you all.To start, lets look at Bill Belichick's press conference. Below is what Bill had to say today when he approached the media, and by the sound of it, he is ready...
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The 2014 Season will define the Belichick/Brady Era

In 2004, there was no doubt that Bill Belichick and Tom Brady were on a fast track to becoming the greatest coach/QB tandem in the history of the league. Three rings had been won in four years, and both men were in the prime of their respective careers. Things were only looking up in New England.Few would have predicted ten years later, the two would have added exactly zero rings...
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Belichick getting to know Patriots version of Revis

BY NICK ST. DENISBill Belichick got to see plenty of Darrelle Revis when the veteran cornerback was ruling the roost for half a decade in the New York Jets' defense.Now that Revis is donning New England Patriots digs, Belichick is getting a little different perspective this summer."Just on a personal level, I never had a personal relationship with him so I’ve enjoyed that...
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Jadeveon Clowney has no clue who Roger Goodell or Bill Belichick are

Brad Penner-USA TODAY SportsJadeveon Clowney sat down with Adam Lefkoe of Bleacher Report to play a little trivia and pop culture game. You know, the one where you have name on a card that you can't see and someone describes that person to you and you have to guess who it is. Sounds simple enough.In the full video that you can watch here. Clowney nails all the pop culture names...
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Bill Belichick: ‘I’ve been impressed’ with Darrelle Revis

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday morning that he has been “impressed” with cornerback Darrelle Revis. “He’s worked hard; smart guy. I’ve been impressed with him,” Belichick said before the start of the first training camp practice. “Very professional. Has a good understanding of the game, he’s a smart player and he’s had a real good focus...
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All 90 in attendance: holdouts becoming a thing of the past

Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty ImagesWelcome to the most exciting time of the year for football fans. While expectations are high for our New England Patriots, every team is filled with the hope they'll take home a shiny new Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season. Per Bill Belichick's interview this morning, there's a full house down in Foxboro:"I don't know, we...
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Patriots' Camp Preview - Fantasy Island: A "No Fly Zone" Where Three-And-Out Is A Way Of Life...

Editor's note:  The following originally appeared on Fun time: Let's pretend for a moment that Bill Belichick didn't go out and sign Darrelle Revis.For sure, he would have drafted a top college corner and probably made a play for some other crappy free agent wingman, but his base corners would have been Logan Ryan and Alfonzo Dennard - which...
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Five Reasons the New York Jets Can't Compete With New England

It has become his "thing"; Rex Ryan is making it a habit to boast that his team will suddenly become the contender that he dreams it can be. He claims, again, that the New York Jets will be in the playoffs... heck, even Geno Smith is joining in on the antics. Is this beginning to sound like a broken record, perhaps with a little baggage added on to it?Here's the history...
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Jadeveon Clowney Has No Clue Who Bill Belichick, Roger Goodell Are

Houston Texans rookie Jadeveon Clowney is lucky that football players aren’t judged based on their pop culture knowledge. The No. 1 overall draft pick sat down with Bleacher Report’s Adam Lefkoe and played a game in which they held index cards with names on them — mostly of sports and pop culture figures — on their foreheads and gave each other clues as to who the person...
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Playing the Heads Up game Jadeveon Clowney did not know who Bill Belichick was (not even kidding)

Playing a Heads Up game with Adam Lefkoe from Bleacher Report, (who of Barstool writes, "The guy that Clowney played this game with from Bleacher Report has to be the least charismatic guy on planet earth which probably makes him the most charismatic guy at Bleacher Report.") Jadeveon Clowney got 'Bill Belichick' as the answer. Could not give a clue. Not even making...
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Patriots' Camp Preview - X, Y or Z? Labels Mean Little To Enigmatic Receiving Corps

Bill Belichick is a leverage junkie.He is also a master tactician who believes strongly in a roster that is fundamentally sound, featuring an offensive attack so diverse that with it he can dictate to the opposing defense with such a level of efficiency that they have no choice but to defend the entire field and hope that quarterback Tom Brady makes a mistake...So imagine how he...
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Bill Belichick Has ‘No Further Comment’ On Aaron Hernandez Text Messages

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick made it clear that he’s finished talking about former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez. Belichick was asked three questions on Wednesday at Gillette Stadium about text messages that he exchanged with Hernandez between December 2012 and April 2013. The Patriots head coach chose not to comment on the texts that the Patriots turned...
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Jadeveon Clowney doesn’t know who Bill Belichick is

Texans rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney played a game with Adam Lefkoe of Bleacher Report and he had no idea who Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is. You can watch the video here. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Jadeveon Clowney doesn’t know who Bill Belichick...
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New England Patriots: Rob Gronkowski Cleared to Play

Usually, when Bill Belichick meets with the media, particularly before any pads have been put on and no football has been played, there’s not much to be said by the Hoodie. That was not the case today at the season-opening press conference at Gillette Stadium, when the Patriots head coach announced that tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to participate fully in training...
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Rob Gronkowski cleared to play

Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has been cleared and will not be placed on the physically unable to perform list. Bill Belichick says Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski has been cleared by doctors – Gronk good to go. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 23, 2014 This is great news after Gronk suffered a torn ACL last season. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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Bill Belichick Confirms Gronkowski "Ready to go"

When Belichick speaks we listen. No smoke in mirrors, Gronkowski given the head up, before the start of training camp tomorrow.
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