Bill Belichick: Wes Welker Intentionally Took Out Aqib Talib

New England's top cornerback was removed from the equation early in the second quarter, when, sticking to Demaryius Thomas on a crossing route, he was hit low by Broncos WR Wes Welker and left with a knee injury. Belichick was his usual circumspect self after the game: "That was a key play in the game...He's a key… » 1/20/14 9:39am 1/20/14 9:39am

Bill Belichick Sat Down With Bill Cowher And Was Actually A Human Being

The Bill Belichick rehabilitation tour is almost complete. First, it comes out that he likes Christmas songs, then we learned he actually smiles (limitedly) at the press and now, he hugs people. » 1/11/14 8:45pm 1/11/14 8:45pm

Wall Street Journal: Bill Belichick Smiled Seven Times This Season

Patriots coach Bill Belichick is a mumbling, taciturn grump when it comes to speaking with media. But what about those rare instances when he doesn't look like he'd rather be anywhere else? A visibly happy Belichick is a rarely occurring natural phenomenon, like a blue moon or Halley's Comet. Fortunately, someone… » 1/09/14 8:58pm 1/09/14 8:58pm

NFL: Jets Should Have Been Called For Same Pushing Penalty As Pats

There was a lot of bitter back-and-forth between the Jets and Patriots about last week's controversial overtime pushing penalty. At first, Bill Belichick didn't seem to know what the penalty was. (He made a big deal about the "second level" in the pushing penalty—"We weren't on the second level when we pushed him, no.… » 10/27/13 12:15pm 10/27/13 12:15pm

Bill Belichick Says The Jets Also Pushed. Did They?

Lots of controversy—fun, silly controversy—over the overtime penalty on the Patriots that may have cost them Sunday's game at the Jets. Tackle Chris Jones was flagged for pushing teammate Will Svitek into the offensive line, negating a missed field goal. The first conspiracy theory was that the NFL had retroactively… » 10/23/13 1:02pm 10/23/13 1:02pm

No, The NFL Did Not Quickly Change The Rulebook To Screw The Patriots

America, say hello to Rule 9.1.3(b)(2). One of the NFL's newest rules, enacted this offseason in the name of player safety, controversially won the game for the Jets by giving them a second chance after a missed field goal. It was called correctly, but a misinterpretation of the rule by Bill Belichick, and a burgeoning … » 10/21/13 8:51am 10/21/13 8:51am

Former Player Explains Why The Patriots Are So Damn Boring

For a team that's been successful while caught up in various controversies for more than a decade, the Patriots are hell on reporters. Barely a decent quote to be found. Lineman-turned-analyst Ross Tucker, who played two years in New England, says it all starts with Bill Belichick. » 7/26/13 11:46am 7/26/13 11:46am

Boston TV Reporter On Bill Belichick Presser: "He Has Shorts On"

WCVB reporter Mike Lynch covered Bill Belichick's life-changing press conference addressing Aaron Hernandez's alleged murder of Odin Lloyd today, and he made absolutely sure to let his audience know the most inconsequential details of the scene. » 7/24/13 6:35pm 7/24/13 6:35pm

Look At These Slobbering Media Reviews Of Bill Belichick's Presser

With Aaron Hernandez facing charges for first-degree murder and on the verge of being charged with two more slayings, I think it's time that all of us asked the most important question, which is: HOW DID BILL BELICHICK DO IN HIS FIRST PRE-PRESEASON PRESS CONFERENCE?! Well fear not, America, for the NFL media flocked en … » 7/24/13 3:58pm 7/24/13 3:58pm

Prosecutors Seek To Charge Aaron Hernandez For 2012 Double Murder

The Boston Globe reports that prosecutors are arguing before a grand jury that Aaron Hernandez should be charged with the shooting deaths of two men outside a Boston nightclub in 2012, a previously unsolved murder in which Hernandez emerged as the prime suspect last month. » 7/24/13 8:52am 7/24/13 8:52am