Roger Goodell, NFL 'grateful' for Bill Belichick's success with Patriots

Ryan Hannable
February 04, 2019 - 9:35 am

ATLANTA -- It appears Roger Goodell and the NFL don't seem to mind the Patriots' run of success.

Sunday's Super Bowl LIII win over the Rams was Bill Belichick's sixth title and third in the last five years. 

Speaking at the MVP press conference Monday morning, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he and the league are "grateful" for the work Belichick does with his teams.

“Coach Belichick has had an extraordinary amount of success." Goodell said. "He has now won his sixth Super Bowl, which is more Super Bowls than any other coach. I think when you look back at our 99 year history on NFL championships, there’s only two other coaches that have won six National Championships — I believe it was George Halas and Curly Lambeau. Coach has had incredible success and unprecedented success.

"We’re grateful to see him continue to bring football teams and bring them together in a way that I don’t think any coach has ever done in the history of the game.”

Sunday was Belichick's ninth Super Bowl as head coach of the Patriots.

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