Tag Archives: Bill Belichick

Bill Belichcik: Patriots ‘not built on excuses’

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The NFL says the New England Patriots had nothing to do with audio interference that rendered the Pittsburgh Steelers’ coaching headsets during the irst quarter on opening night Thursday. The headset controversy follows the report that Patriots employees would steal opponents play sheets.   Patriots coach Bill Belichick spent Friday morning defending the foundation he and owner Robert Kraft have built. “But I’d just say ...

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Patriots’ Bill Belichick: ‘We will need to be at our best Thursday night’

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  New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is onto to the Pittsburgh Steelers after the team released 11 players and placed WR Brandon LaFell on the Reserve/P.U.P. list to reach the 53-man limit Saturday. “It’s Pittsburgh week, and this is, as usual, a very impressive team to watch,” said Belichick, via Patriots.com. “Their organization has done a great job for a long, ...

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NFL most hated: Patriots, Bill Belichick

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With the 2015 NFL season almost here, SI.com has put together a list of the NFL most hated from teams, to coaches to owners to fans. The most hated team is the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, who also have the most hated coach. Whenever a franchise, in any sport, scores enough success to approach dynasty status, a begrudging ...

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Bill Belichick on Pete Carroll: ‘He’s made me a better coach’

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick praised Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Tuesday at  Super Bowl XLIX media day. “Good. Great,” Belichick said, via NFL.com. “Not a coach in the NFL I respect more than Pete Carroll. He’s a tremendous coach. He and I have kind of come up together in roughly the same era. We’ve both been defensive coordinators, we’ve both been head coaches. “I ...

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Bill Belichick: Patriots followed every rule

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick held a press conference Saturday to inform the public of his internal findings into the “Deflategate” controversy. Belichick said with 100 percent certainty that the Patriots “followed every rule” in preparing their footballs for last Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. “At no time was there any intent whatsoever to try to compromise the integrity of ...

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Bill Belichick’s complete Deflategate transcript

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick addressed the allegations that his team used balls that were deflated after they were inspected by officials before Sunday’s AFC title game on Thursday morning. The team’s website transcribed Belichick’s press conference which is below. From Patirots.com: I’ll start out by addressing the football issue here. When I came in Monday morning, I was ...

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Bill Belichick ‘totally unaware’ Patriots used deflated balls

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick said Thursday that he was “shocked” and “totally unaware” that his team used balls that were deflated after they were inspected by officials before Sunday’s AFC Championship game. “I was shocked to learn of the footballs on Monday. I had no knowledge until Monday morning,” he said. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the NFL found ...

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Bill Belichick cites Dwight Eisenhower when asked about Pats preparation

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick cited former United States president Dwight Eisenhower on Friday when asked about the value of preparation going into Sunday’s AFC title game against the Indianapolis Colts. “It’s like going back to Dwight Eisenhower’s quote, preparation is everything until the battle starts,” Belichick said Friday morning. “Then it doesn’t mean anything. You’re reacting to what happens in ...

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Bill Belichick looking stylish for Patriots presser

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick conducted his Wednesday media session in his favorite bedtime attire. Sweatshirt Rolled up sweatpants Tube socks Oh, and he had to throw on his dirty, old white sneakers. Bill Belichick at his last Presser of 2014 – #patriots #wbz pic.twitter.com/mTcKKP1Zyi — Dan Roche (@RochieWBZ) December 31, 2014  

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Bill Belichick visits trainers after game: ‘I’ll be all right’

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick had to visit with the team’s trainers after their 17-9 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. “I just want to apologize to everybody,” said Belichick in a conference call after skipping his postgame news conference. “I didn’t want to hold anybody up here today. I had to spend a few minutes in the ...

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