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Brady Seems Irked by Joke at Kraft's Expense at Roast

He tells Jeff Ross to knock it off after a dig at the Patriots owner's massage arrest

(Newser) - Tom Brady took a lot of jokes about himself with good humor during a live-streamed Netflix roast on Sunday, reports People , but one at the expense of Patriots owner Robert Kraft appeared to tick him off a bit.
  • The joke: Comedian Jeff Ross, recounting Brady's earlier days: "So

Bill Belichick Publishes Thanks to Patriots Fans

'We experienced some amazing moments,' former coach writes

(Newser) - After 24 seasons as Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick thanked New England fans on Sunday in print for their dedication, their passion, and even their "creative play suggestions." Belichick, whose tenure ended last month, took out a full-page ad in the main news section of the Boston Globe...

Final NFL Coach Opening Does Not Go to Belichick

Six-time winner of Super Bowl apparently will be without a team to run next season

(Newser) - The game of coaching musical chairs has stopped with Bill Belichick still standing. The last NFL vacancy vanished Thursday when the Washington Commanders hired Dan Quinn, the New York Post reports. Unless there's another firing or a retirement, the head coach who won six Super Bowls with the New...

Post-Belichick, a New Head Coach for NE Patriots

Jerod Mayo, assistant coach who has also played for team, is Patriots' first Black head coach

(Newser) - The man set to replace Bill Belichick to lead the New England Patriots is someone Belichick knows well. He's also now the team's first Black head coach, as well as the National Football League's youngest. The NFL reports that team owner Robert Kraft has handed coaching responsibilities...

Tom Brady Sings Praises of His Old Coach

Calls Bill Belichick NFL's best ever

(Newser) - Tom Brady and Bill Belichick were the most successful coach-quarterback partnership the NFL has ever seen, winning a record six Super Bowls together with the New England Patriots. Now that Belichick has parted ways with the team , Brady, who left the Patriots in 2020 , is sharing a tribute to his...

Belichick: 'I'll Always Be a Patriot'
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Interesting Number for Belichick: 14

He is close to all-time record for NFL wins as he leaves the Patriots

(Newser) - Bill Belichick and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft swear it was mutual. In a news conference Thursday, the pair spoke of the decision to part ways after 24 years. "I'll always be a Patriot," Belichick said, per WCVB . "I look forward to coming back here,...

On 'Black Monday,' All Eyes on Belichick

After dismal season, Patriots coach sounds like he wants to stay in the job

(Newser) - The NFL regular season is in the books, and one of the biggest questions on "Black Monday"—the day when coaches' heads often roll—is one that would have been unthinkable not too long ago: Will the Patriots fire Bill Belichick? The 71-year-old's once-powerful team just wrapped...

Bill Belichick Becomes a Meme in His Worst-Ever Loss

Patriots get blown out by 35 points

(Newser) - Just how bad was Sunday's loss for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots? The legendary, and legendarily stoic, coach became an "instant meme" for frustration, reports NESN . Cameras caught Belichick covering his eyes on the sideline during the 38-3 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, and the jokes...

Tom Brady Has Now Beaten Every NFL Team

Including his old one

(Newser) - Tom Brady brought two decades of touchdown passes, victories, and championships to New England. He returned Sunday night and reminded his former team what they’re missing. Brady rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 19-17 victory over the Patriots on a rainy Sunday night, with Ryan Succop hitting the...

Bill Belichick to Trump: Thanks but No Thanks

New England Patriots coach declines Presidential Medal of Freedom

(Newser) - So much for that: Bill Belichick won't be accepting the Presidential Medal of Freedom this week , after all. Despite his longtime friendship with President Trump, the New England Patriots coach issued a statement Monday declining the honor, ESPN reports. "Recently I was offered the opportunity to receive the...

Trump Will Bestow High Honor on Bill Belichick

Patriots coach to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

(Newser) - President Trump may have lost his voice on social media, but he's aiming to maintain a high profile this week nonetheless. For one thing, he will present one of the nation's highest civilian honors—the Presidential Medal of Freedom—to New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, reports Politico...

Belichick Responds to Tom Brady's Departure

Patriots' coach and owner address quarterback's departure

(Newser) - The only coach and owner Tom Brady has known in his 20-season NFL career praised their departing quarterback on Tuesday. Calling Brady "a special person and the greatest quarterback of all-time," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said: "Tom was not just a player who bought into our program....

How Tom Brady's Trainer Could Destroy a Sports Dynasty

ESPN suggests 'end is near' for Brady, Belichick, and owner Kraft

(Newser) - With the NFL playoffs about to start, those who love to hate the New England Patriots will love to read a lengthy new ESPN story about trouble at the very top of the organization. The story by Seth Wickersham wonders whether this is "the beginning of the end" for...

Massive Report Alleges Patriots' Cheating Worse Than Thought

ESPN says 'Deflategate' was 'a makeup call' for Spygate cover-up

(Newser) - In a massive ESPN report —more than 10,000 words put together based on interviews with more than 90 players, coaches, team owners, and league officials, plus "previously undisclosed private notes from key meetings"—Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham lay out their case that the...

Bill Belichick: We Followed Rules 'to the Letter'

Patriots' coach makes unscheduled appearance amid DeflateGate

(Newser) - Saying his team "followed the rules to the letter," New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick explained how his team prepares its footballs on game day and defended his players from chatter that they made it to the Super Bowl by cheating via deflated game balls . In an unscheduled...

Patriots' Belichick: I'm 'Shocked' by DeflateGate

'I have no explanation for what happened,' Pats coach says about deflated footballs

(Newser) - The hands-on head coach who scrutinizes obscure rules in the NFL handbook to come up with controversial plays said today at a news conference that he never fully knew the process behind inflating footballs and that he is "shocked" and has "no explanation" for how 11 out of...

11 of 12 Patriots' Game Balls Were Deflated: Report

League says it's still investigating DeflateGate

(Newser) - Allegations that the New England Patriots used deflated footballs in Sunday's game appear to be true: Unnamed NFL sources have confirmed as much to ESPN , though league officials tell the AP that "we're still awaiting findings." The ESPN report holds that 11 of 12 game balls...

Patriots Rout Colts for AFC Title

They'll face Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl after 45-7 win

(Newser) - Bill Belichick and Tom Brady are headed to a special place where no coach or player has gone more—the Super Bowl. The New England Patriots dominant duo earned a sixth trip to the Super Bowl with a 45-7 wipeout of the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game before...

This High School Coach Should Change Pro Football

Kevin Kelley never punts; pro teams shouldn't either: Mallory Rubin

(Newser) - In 2008, high school football coach Kevin Kelley took his team to a state championship without punting a single time , and he still doesn't do it. Pulaski Academy, in Little Rock, Arkansas, nearly always opts for an onside kick, writes Mallory Rubin at Grantland . Statisticians acknowledge the benefits of...

Tebow to Join Patriots: Sources
 Tebow to Join Patriots: Sources 

Tebow to Join Patriots: Sources

He's expected at New England minicamp today

(Newser) - Reports of the death of Tim Tebow's NFL career were perhaps at least premature: The controversial QB is set to sign with the New England Patriots, sources tell ESPN and the AP . Tebow, who was released by the New York Jets after they failed to find a role for...

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