Reloading The Musket, Part 1 - Goodell's Parity Plan Backfires, Belichick Loads Up Juggernaut

"Parity rubs against the spirit of competition at its fundamental roots. There is no room in football for parity. If there was, everyone would get a participation trophy and be happy with that. There wouldn't be any incentive to be any better than anyone else, there wouldn't be any reasons to dig deep, to rise above, to give every last ounce of energy, nor to willfully give up blood...
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What it means to be a New England Patriots’ player

The man behind New England is head coach Bill Belichick. Belichick has been with New England since 2000, the same year that Tom Brady was drafted by the Patriots. Belichick has been the key factor in creating the winning culture that currently exists in New England. He has a unique ability to take ordinary players or players that are thought to be “over the hill” and tap into...
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Rob Ryan echoes brother Rex: ‘Bring Belichick on. We got him’

It clearly didn’t take long for Rob Ryan to pick up a thing or two from brother Rex about the importance of putting a bulls eye on one Bill Belichick, even if it is months before the season even begins. During a joint Q&A the Ryan brothers had with, the topic of the New England Patriots head coach — a frequent thorn in Rex Ryan’s side throughout his head...
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Snubbed? Patriots Left Off NFL Analyst’s Top 10 Most Talented Teams List

The New England Patriots are coming off their 13th AFC East title of the last 15 seasons. They have won seven consecutive division crowns and advanced to the AFC Championship Game last season, one year after winning their fourth Super Bowl ring of the Tom Brady-Bill Belichick era. But apparently that’s not enough. NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks recently listed the league’s 10...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Malcolm Mitchell denied Rookie Premiere invitation to study playbook

New England Patriots rookie Malcolm Mitchell is one of the most interesting players from the 2016 NFL Draft class off the field. Mitchell is also one of the only self-published authors in the NFL and now he was the only rookie to decline an invitation to the NFLPA Rookie Premiere this weekend. Don’t worry, though. Mitchell had the perfect reason for missing out on the Rookie Premiere...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots long snapper may have to leave team for Navy duties

Bill Belichick knew there were risks involved when the New England Patriots selected Navy long snapper Joe Cardona in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft. Cardona was able to play for the Patriots in 2015 because he was assigned to the Naval Preparatory Academy in Newport R.I., where we worked one day a week. He went to Norfolk, Va., for training after the 2015 season concluded...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick’s son sounds just as boring as his dad

The New England Patriots have a new safeties coach with a familiar last name. While human cloning may not have been perfected just yet, the Patriots have a very Bill Belichick-sounding assistant coach filling the role on the staff. That is because it is Belichick’s son, Steve Belichick. He already sounds exactly like his dad too. Getting a chance to meet the media for the first...
Via The Comeback
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick’s Awkward Birthday Instagram Video Is So Bill Belichick

Bill Belichick turned 64 years old Saturday. The New England Patriots head coach celebrated the occasion the only way he knows how: With a certain degree of awkwardness. Look, Belichick is one of the greatest coaches in NFL history. The man’s a football genius. But he’s not exactly the most outgoing person, especially when it comes to social media. So it’s no wonder his attempt...
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick left annoyed by close proximity of microphones

Bill Belichick made it clear from the moment he sat down at the annual NFL coaches breakfast that it wasn’t going to be a very productive session for the media. Belichick immediately pushed away the recording equipment placed in front of him by reporters to clear out some elbow room. Bill Belichick don't like no stinkin' microphones. Too funny #nfl
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

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