It’s called “VI Rings.”
Bill Belichick keeps players off the field on final OTA day
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are heading into the 2016 NFL season looking to get back to another Super Bowl appearance. There are only a few more years left in the Brady and Bill Belichick era and they need to make the most of the years that they [...]
Last week, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said tight end Rob Gronkowski wasn’t participating in a mandatory minicamp practice because he was “doing other things.” This week, Bills coach Rex Ryan was similarly vague regarding left tackle Cordy Glenn. Asked by reporters about Glenn’s absence from practice, Ryan said, “Yeah. He’s got some, I don’t know.…
Patriots' coach Bill Belichick has maintained a close relationship with the U.S. Naval Academy since the passing of his father Steve in 2005. Steve Belichick, one of the most revered scouts in college football history, spent 33 years as an assistant with the Navy football program. Show More Summary
For the last few years, Patriots coach Bill Belichick has had his team practice in the summer without numbered jerseys. But this year, the NFL put a stop to the practice. Mike Reiss of ESPN reports that the NFL instituted a new rule requiring all players to wear jersey numbers while on the field for…
Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has made public appearances looking fit and healthy, but for some reason he was held out of practice at the team’s mandatory minicamp. Coach Bill Belichick isn’t saying why, and neither is Gronk. Gronkowski told the Boston Herald that he was engaged in activities off the field but otherwise deferred…
“The person who clears the path ultimately controls its direction, just as the canvas shapes the painting.” – Ryan Holiday My job is usually to deconstruct world-class performers from the best in the military, entertainment, politics, chess, and athletics, and tease out the routines and habits that you can use. In this particular episode, I’m […]
As indicated by the cryptic remarks of Patriots coach Bill Belichick, tight end Rob Gronkowski indeed didn’t practice at Tuesday’s mandatory minicamp practice. But Gronkowski did indeed report, reports Mike Reiss of ESPN.com. According...Show More Summary
In fairness to Patriots coach Bill Belichick, there are (rare) occasions when he decides to give long, meaningful answers to the questions presented to him during press conferences. Today was not one of those occasions. Belichick met with reporters on the first day of the team’s mandatory minicamp. Here’s a quick excerpt. Q: Did everyone…
The Patriots didn't make a big splash in the offseason, but Belichick once again shrewdly retooled their roster. In the past 15 years, the New England Patriots have been the most dominant team in the NFL. A big reason for that is having Tom Brady at quarterback, but the deft way Bill Belichick manages his roster is also key. Show More Summary
There is no American equivalent to Jose Mourinho. If you were to try, picture a broodingly handsome man with a mind like Bill Belichick (...)
Good luck with that.
This offseason, Greg Cosell and Frank Schwab will explore key questions for each of the 32 NFL teams in "The Shutdown" podcast, going team-by-team for each division over eight episodes. In our first podcast for this series, we looked at the NFC East. Show More Summary
“We got Nathalia Arja from Miami City ballet to put the Patriots’ monster of a man through some drills that are likely not in Bill Belichick’s repertoire: the plié; the arabesque; the thing where you jump and kick your legs together...
It's no surprise there's a Bill Belichick Field out there, named after the New England Patriots coach. It is a bit surprising that it's a lacrosse field in Uganda. Maybe it's because of the stereotype of football coaches, Belichick's...Show More Summary
Patriots coach Bill Belichick doesn’t open up about too many topics, but get him talking about lacrosse, and he can go on and on. Belichick did a video interview with Lacrosse Magazine, and other than his clear comfort with the game itself (he played at Weslyan University and his daughter coaches at Holy Cross), he’s…
Gronk would be at crease attack.
Belichick has yet to show he can draft a quarterback without the gift of good fortune. Tom Brady fell to the Patriots late in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. And since then, nearly every quarterback who Bill Belichick has tried...Show More Summary
Marvin Lewis, Gus Bradley and Mike Mularkey all have something to prove in 2016, or it could be the end of the road. There are few jobs in the country with less security than an NFL head coach. Only Bill Belichick, Marvin Lewis, Mike...Show More Summary