Bill Belichick

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Alex Reimer
March 18, 2019 - 11:53 am
The Browns and Jets are the winners of NFL free agency so far. Insert joke here about that’s why Lombardi Trophies are handed out in February, and not March. But those smarmy jokes don’t detract from the fact both teams have improved significantly over the last week. Cleveland, which won five of...
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Ryan Hannable
March 18, 2019 - 10:25 am
So much for the Bill Belichick was vacationing in Barbados during the start of free agency narrative. Photos of Belichick and girlfriend Linda Holliday surfaced last Monday, but they were from over the weekend and speaking to NBC Sports' Peter King this past weekend , agent Drew Rosenhaus made it...
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Alex Reimer
March 14, 2019 - 10:39 am
Imagine you are Julian Edelman. Over the last six years, you have caught 430 passes from Tom Brady, won three Super Bowls, taken home a Super Bowl MVP, returned to the gridiron after tearing your ACL, and suffered countless headshots trying to gain extra yardage over the middle of the field. And...
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Alex Reimer
March 12, 2019 - 12:16 pm
It’s tempting to say Matt Patricia is trying to emulate the Patriots by reportedly signing several of their former players before free agency even begins. But in fact, Patricia’s approach is the opposite of what Bill Belichick would do. The Patriots seldom overpay for veterans, which is all the...
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Alex Reimer
March 12, 2019 - 10:47 am
While other NFL executives spent their weekends throwing record-setting money at mediocre talents like Mitch Morse and Justin Coleman, Bill Belichick was enjoying some time at an exclusive beach resort in Barbados. It’s the ultimate power move, and something only a man who owns a boat named “VIII...
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Veteran NFL defensive end Michael Bennett
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Alex Reimer
March 11, 2019 - 12:10 pm
The Patriots’ reported acquisition of Michael Bennett is another Bill Belichick masterstroke. One of the best pass-rushers in football was available for a measly fifth-round pick, and best of all, he provides insurance in case Trey Flowers departs for greener financial pastures this week. But...
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Ryan Hannable
March 10, 2019 - 6:47 am
1. This is perhaps the biggest week of the NFL offseason with free agency getting underway. While some teams make big splashes early on in the process, this typically doesn’t happen with the Patriots for a few reasons. No. 1, they typically aren’t in the business of giving out big deals at this...
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Ryan Hannable
March 03, 2019 - 4:13 pm
During Sunday's NFL combine coverage on NFL Network, a guest entered the booth -- Bill Belichick. The Patriots coach stopped by to deliver a check to host Rich Eisen for #RunRichRun, which benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Eisen runs a 40-yard dash for charity annually at the event,...
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Ryan Hannable
March 02, 2019 - 10:51 am
INDIANAPOLIS -- Saturday was the first public sighting of Bill Belichick at the NFL combine. NFL Network showed Belichick, along with new defensive coach Greg Schiano taking in the tight ends working out at Lucas Oil Stadium. While Schiano is a defensive coach, he's spent the last few years at Ohio...
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Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock
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Ryan Hannable
February 27, 2019 - 11:38 am
INDIANAPOLIS -- What a difference a year makes for Mike Mayock. At previous NFL combines, Mayock was one of the faces of it, appearing on NFL Network for hours breaking down all the prospects, including during their on-field workouts. That has changed now that he's the new general manager of the...
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