Belichick will lead the defense and Moss is at Foxboro

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  1. upstater1

    upstater1 Pro Bowl Player

    Read Reiss's latest: Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston

    What surprises me?

    Belichick is 58??!!!

    Dang, I thought he was 52-55.

    That's a bummer.

    I see him going out with Brady.
  2. KontradictioN

    KontradictioN Do you even lift? Supporter

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    Nice to see Moss in Foxboro. I'd rather not talk about Belichick's age as it just depresses me.
  3. HarkDawg

    HarkDawg Banned

    58 shiittt

    he looks 5 years younger at least.:(
  4. bucky

    bucky 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    I find it interesting that BB will lead the defensive meetings. I wonder if he'll call the plays. That would be a big shift of his in-game responsibilities and would probably make him less effective as an overall decision maker. Another option would be for him to delegate play calling responsibilities to the asst coaches on a weekly basis, sort of having them audition for the job.

    Either way, I'm not so worried about the D with BB coaching them. I'm more worried about the offense with BB spending less time there.
  5. TommyBrady12

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    what did you guys think? he was defensive coordinator for the giants super bowl win nearly 24 years ago and was also on ted marchibroda's staff for the colts in the 70s. i'm surprised he's this young. i don't think he's going to retire any time soon. i can see him coaching until he's 70.
  6. upstater1

    upstater1 Pro Bowl Player

    Well, I watched those games in the 70s and 80s, and I turned 40, so...

    was hoping he only had 15 years on me since I graduated HS in the mid 80s.
  7. patsinthesnow

    patsinthesnow Supporter Supporter

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    Agreed. Brady retiring is like losing a major battle. When BB retires, the war is lost.
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2010
  8. crowell33

    crowell33 In the Starting Line-Up

    Well put. 10char
  9. Wax Frog

    Wax Frog In the Starting Line-Up

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    Am I allowed to be this optimistic?
  10. jbb9s

    jbb9s In the Starting Line-Up

    if you are running a team with a effective payroll of 100 MM+, why not just pay a good defensive coordinator (read: romeo) a healthy salary and do what you do best: head coach?

    So yea, i was on vacation for all the coordinator posts, but you have to admit if Belichick is running up and down the side line telling McGowan to get in there for Sanders or whatever, how the heck can he communicate with Ernie Adams and all the guys in the booth that are advising him on how to manage a game?
  11. DarrylS

    DarrylS Supporter Supporter

    If BB retires from the field, he will probably go to the front office in another capacity.. Kraft will probably take very well care of him.
  12. WhiZa

    WhiZa Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    Hopefully the defense will take a step forward this year. The offense should be fine if Brady bigger role in the play calling. Maybe we'll see a switch to a no huddle offense this year? Would help combat blitzing teams.
  13. KontradictioN

    KontradictioN Do you even lift? Supporter

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    I would love to see Belichick as GM after he's done coaching.
  14. HarkDawg

    HarkDawg Banned

    **** Big Tuna

    We got Big B:)
  15. patsinthesnow

    patsinthesnow Supporter Supporter

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    I hope so, BB could go down as the greatest coach of all time, next to Lombardi. I hope one day there is a Belichick trophy/award in the league.

    Superbowl 60. "We now present, the Lombardi-Belichick Trophy.
  16. Patspsycho

    Patspsycho Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    He is going to do that, a.k.a. Parcells. I don't think he is (or hope he won't) going to hop around the league collecting fees for resurrecting franchises.
  17. Snake Eyes

    Snake Eyes Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    It will never happen now since Spygate broke.
  18. RayClay

    RayClay Hall of Fame Poster

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    Is Moss going to be offensive coordinator again?

    Pass to Moss. No Welker, so another pass to Moss.:D
  19. Gunnails

    Gunnails In the Starting Line-Up

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    Comisioner Belichick:rolleyes:
  20. PatsWickedPissah

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    He's a child.
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2010
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