Bill Belichick

Mike Petraglia
December 18, 2008 - 7:49 am
Bill Belichick has dealt with his share of controversy and not-so amicable lines of questioning in Foxboro. From Spygate to Tom Brady's left knee to the pressure of a perfect season, he has managed to contain his composure unlike any other. Marvin Lewis is the head coach of the 2-11-1 Cincinnati...
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Mike Petraglia
December 17, 2008 - 7:22 am
Steve Gostkowski and Wes Welker are both headed to their first Pro Bowl . And on Wednesday, they both had the chance to react to the honor. For Gostkowski, he followed a legend in Adam Vinatieri in New England. Now, he is able to now claim the same Pro Bowl status as the kicker who has made some of...
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Mike Petraglia
December 15, 2008 - 2:04 pm
Even the great coaches can admit when they make a mistake. Bill Belichick did exactly that on Monday when he was asked about the two challenges he missed on Sunday, including missing for the second time this season trying to catch the opposing team with 12 on the field in the first half. "On the...
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Mike Petraglia
December 05, 2008 - 3:22 am
Probably the biggest reason Junior Seau is headed back to the West Coast as a member of the New England Patriots and not surfing is because he and head coach Bill Belichick have what the other needs. That and the Patriots are in a bind with regard to field healthy linebackers. The mutual admiration...
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Mike Petraglia
November 29, 2008 - 7:49 am
Pittsburgh Steelers (8-3) at New England Patriots (7-4), Sunday, 4:15 p.m. ET, CBS-TV These are the games that have been so fascinating to watch in the Bill Belichick era. Pittsburgh is again a power team that comes to Foxboro with top-ranked defense in the NFL against an offense seems to finding...
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Mike Petraglia
November 18, 2008 - 7:51 am
With this being the final game before Thanksgiving, we can all be grateful for Joey Porter . As reporters, he gives us the juice we need to make just another preview story more compelling. As for players (like Denver's Brandon Marshall below), he provides incentive to play at a high level and not...
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Mike Petraglia
November 17, 2008 - 9:20 am
The Patriots placed cornerback Terrence Wheatley on season-ending injured reserve on Monday with a bad left wrist, injured in the 18-15 loss to the Colts on Nov. 2. The team also made a move to bolster its linebacking corps by signing Darrell Robertson to the practice squad while re-signing Tyson...
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Mike Petraglia
November 14, 2008 - 12:04 pm
From the moment he walked into the media workroom Friday morning for his day-after meeting with reporters, you could tell the toll Thursday night's game had on Bill Belichick . He did crack a quick line to the sparse crowd of five reporters, "How we doing this morning? Big crowd, huh?" Then he went...
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Mike Petraglia
November 13, 2008 - 7:49 pm
We said here, in previewing Thursday night's tilt, that this would be one of the most compelling games of the season. Matt Cassel and Brett Favre helped make us look good with that call. It will go down as a classic game, decided only when Jay Feely, filling in for the injured Mike Nugent , drilled...
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Mike Petraglia
November 13, 2008 - 11:19 am
Troy Brown , on the night he will be honored at Gillette Stadium , spoke with reporters prior to the game. He will be honored with a ceremony at halftime. "I just want to go out and hopefully, I can relay to the fans how much they meant to me over the years, through the bad times, the good times...
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