New England Blindfolds: The False Football Aptitude Of Bill Belichick

May 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Genius, mastermind, and guru—all three are words of strong association to those at the peak of their game when associated with the world of sports.
Only the highest of NFL coaches and general managers are assumed to assess the athletes of their sport at the highest level, and subsequently gain the best of their abilities out of them.
However, oftentimes these labels continue, even after success turns to failure, even when the future is anything but bright. 
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is someone who has outlived his almighty, "In Bill We Trust" reputation.
The Patriots, having won three Super Bowl Championships between 2001-2004, were seen as a pure example of how to win in the salary cap era.
The Patriots were the league's model franchise, whether it was superstar quarterback Tom Brady accepting a reduced salary so the team could sign more players and gain a better shot at winning, or former lineman Richard Seymour's endless movem...

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