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Gronk: Have to be ‘super smart’ to play Tight End for Patriots

Rob Gronkowski likes to play the fool off the field, but he’s proven to be no dummy when it comes to playing football. Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said Gronkowski, outside of quarterback Tom Brady, has the toughest job in the Patriots’ offense. “We move him around in a lot of different positions,” Belichick said last month. “He has, really, a lot to learn. Probably...
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Popp Quiz: NFL Week 5

Question #1:  Will another weekend rules flub force the NFL's hand? Technology is at a point where someone on one side of the world can instantaneously connect through voice or video communication to someone on the other side of the world. The $13 billion a year industry that is the NFL set up a replay command center in New York to ensure they get it right, allowing that crew...
Via Football By Football
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Bill Belichick mixes up social media and comes up with ‘SnapFace’

When New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick addressed the media on Wednesday, he mixed up two popular social media platforms when responding to a reporter’s question. Per ESPN’s Mike Reiss, Belichick was discussing how he met Dallas Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee when Lee was a kid back when Belichick coached the Browns from 1991-1995. Apparently, Reiss was distracted...
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SnapFace? Belichick again botches social media platform

Bill Belichick has never claimed to be a social media savvy sort — nor has he aspired to do so, for that matter — so perhaps it comes as no surprise that he once again botched the name of a social media platform. Speaking to reporters Wednesday, the curmudgeonly New England Patriots head coach allowed his rarely seen sense of humor emerge when he jokingly gave a reporter grief...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Bill Belichick: Brandon Weeden 'can make all the throws'

FOXBORO, Mass. — Bill Belichick’s message was clear Wednesday morning: Despite being ravaged by injuries, the Dallas Cowboys are not to be taken lightly. The New England Patriots head coach was liberal with his praise, applauding every aspect of the Cowboys’ team, including their coaches. The Cowboys will be without their best two offensive players Sunday, as quarterback Tony...
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Patriots players recall exact times Bill Belichick told them ‘good job’

“Do your job” is Bill Belichick’s mantra, but apparently, it’s rare to hear the words “good job” come out of the New England Patriots head coach’s mouth. In fact, the Wall Street Journal’s Kevin Clark found Patriots players hear praise from Belichick so rarely that they can remember the exact moment their coach told them they were doing a good job. “Jacksonville...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick: Patriots use rulebook to ‘maximize our opportunities’

Bill Belichick knows the NFL rulebook like the back of his hand, so it’s not shocking that the New England Patriots head coach had a lot to say about his team’s preparation for league miscues like Monday’s. The “Monday Night Football” referees blew an illegal bat call by the Seattle Seahawks, spoiling the Detroit Lions’ chances at winning the matchup. And Belichick...
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Belichick: We don't run to or from trades, aren't afraid to make moves

Bill Belichick has never been afraid to swap players. He's known for making trades and compiling picks during the draft, but he's also shown the willingness to make trades during the season.Just this year, Belichick has made a handful of moves to help the New England Patriots. He's traded for linebacker Jon Bostic, tight end-offensive tackle hybrid Michael Williams, and now defensive...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Belichick's hilarious exchange with a referee

    New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is generally a very serious person, especially on game day. But on Sunday, we got a rare glimpse at The Hoodie’s underrated sense of humor prior to his team’s win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Belichick was mic’d up for the game, which allowed us to hear the brief conversation he had with head referee Walt Coleman before...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan after loss: Bill Belichick outcoached me

    Rex Ryan talks a big game, but at least he is not too proud to admit when he is wrong. Ryan’s Buffalo Bills lost to the New England Patriots 40-32 on Sunday, but it wasn’t even that close. At one point the Pats were up 37-13 before Buffalo came back with straight points in the fourth quarter. After the defeat, the new Bills head coach took the blame for the loss....
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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