Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick: Has the Torch Passed for NFL’s Top Coach?

January 17, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Hoodie, The Genius.
Bill Belichick has been considered in modern times to be the NFL's best coach. The Patriots have gone through a myriad of roster changes during Belichick's tenure, but one thing remains constant. The Patriots win.
He's come with defensive game plans to stall Peyton Manning. His ability to find and use athletes that other teams thought were old and washed up or young and untalented is well known.
Some even whispered that Bill Belichick's name could be mentioned with the greats in the history of the league. When his career is over, he will be spoken of in the same breath as Lombardi, Landry, Shula and Noll. The Hall of Fame, for Belichick, is a given.
But is he still the best in the NFL? Looking around the league, there are lots of impressive young coaches. None match the consistency that Bill Belichick has had in New England.
Sunday night's loss to the New York Jets may have signaled a passing of the torch, however. Love him or ...

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