From ProJo.com: http://www.projo.com/patriots/content/projo_20061202_02patsjo.316a7a1.html "As happens often on Friday when the gathering is smallest for his press sessions, Belichick was more relaxed and willing to chat. Asked by a national writer about the long hours his job demands, Belichick went into detail about how he likes the job. "I enjoy it. I really do," he said. "I enjoy coming in here. I enjoy the preparation and the competition of the game. We're going up against a great team every week, another great coach every week. Teams that, I know, work just as hard as we do, or harder. And we have to try to find some way to be a little bit better. That's invigorating. It's very challenging. It's a rush. It's a huge rush." --- Sounds like a guy that still loves the game and coaching. He has the fire still from reading into this.