Bill Belichick

Mike Petraglia
October 18, 2008 - 9:43 am
Talk to different Patriots this week about the urgency of their Monday night contest with the Denver Broncos and you get different answers and different attitudes. Ellis Hobbs said everyone will be watching while Rodney Harrison said the Pats have the same group that went 18-0 before losing that...
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Mike Petraglia
October 17, 2008 - 7:16 am
Bill Belichick knows a thing or two about championship makeup in athletes and teams. And what he saw Thursday night while taking a break from preparing for Denver Monday night confirmed to him that the Red Sox certainly have the unmistakeable quality of heart. Belichick shows some love for the Red...
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Mike Petraglia
October 16, 2008 - 6:17 am
In the midst of a busy day going from here in Foxboro, to Chestnut Hill to talk college football with the B.C. Eagles in advance of their showdown with Virginia Tech on Saturday night to a little baseball game that's going to be played tonight at Fenway Park , sometimes you lose perspective when...
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Mike Petraglia
October 03, 2008 - 9:29 am
No one has more vivid memories of Candlestick Park than Bill Belichick . Between 1979 and 1990, Belichick worked in various capacities for the New York Giants , including the last six seasons as defensive coordinator. So Belichick can remember all the great moments on the same field he'll be...
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Mike Petraglia
September 25, 2008 - 2:54 am
Bill Belichick might be the most stoic and understated personality in the NFL. On Thursday, the Patriots head coach showed a glimpse of his personal side when he spoke at the retirement news conference for Patriots all-time receptions leader and BINGO icon Troy Brown . "Troy, we have so many great...
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Mike Petraglia
September 24, 2008 - 11:13 am
Whether it'€™s Bill Belichick or Adalius Thomas , one thing is clear, the Patriots have put Sunday'€™s game behind them just about as quickly as they did Super Bowl XLII. At least in terms of talking about it. Which is to say they don'€™t want to talk about it. "We're talking about San...
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Mike Petraglia
September 22, 2008 - 6:04 am
As for the Patriots... Richard Seymour suggested throwing the tape into the river. We assume he's talking Charles. Rodney Harrison says there something to be gained out of every game, win or lose. And Bill Belichick said on Monday the Patriots players and coaches need to look at the film and then '...
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Mike Petraglia
September 19, 2008 - 12:42 pm
Call them the longest yards. The last 20 yards before hitting paydirt in the end zone. The red area as Bill Belichick prefers to call it. It's where a quarterback and his offense has to be precise or settle for field goals attempts. And it's the part of the game that takes the most time to refine...
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Mike Petraglia
September 16, 2008 - 6:09 am
These are not your grandchildren's 1-15 Miami Dolphins . Bill Belichick will strongly advise his team this week to be ready for a fight. While 0-2, the Patriots head coach is already seeing big differences between this Miami team and the version that, last season, threatened to become the first 0-...
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Mike Petraglia
September 15, 2008 - 6:22 am
Nothing pleases Bill Belichick more than watching his team execute like a machine. And on special teams Sunday, the Patriots looked well-oiled and efficient. Here are some thoughts on that and other nuggets from Monday's Belichick media stand-up at Gillette. It started with Stephen Gostkowski who...
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