If you could have BB or Tom Brady...

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  1. Snarf

    Snarf Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    But not both... who would you take?
     
  2. DarrylS

    DarrylS PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    BB he is the architect, nothing against TB.. but BB was here before and will in all likelihood be here after. With that being said, this is something like a chicken and egg argument.
     
  3. Gunnails

    Gunnails In the Starting Line-Up

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    No question, BB.
     
  4. T-ShirtDynasty

    T-ShirtDynasty Moderator

    Belichick, hands down, without hesitation.
     
  5. ironwasp

    ironwasp Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    It'd have to be BB. For a great many reasons, not the least of which is that TB is only ever one missed Heath Evans blocking assignment away from IR. Unless the whole Borges thing gets violent, we probably don't need to worry too much about BB's health for a while.
     
  6. Snarf

    Snarf Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    I guess I agree too.

    I think it comes down to the head coach position being more important than the quarterback position, no matter how brilliant the QB is.

    That said, I find it *really* difficult to make a post saying that I'd take someone on my team over Tom Brady.
     
  7. edzo44

    edzo44 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    #50 Jersey

    No contest!
    BB is the keystone to the team building. No disrespect to Brady but definitely Bill first.
     
  8. mtbykr

    mtbykr PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    #37 Jersey

    I love TB, but it's BB hands down. Besides if TB had to deal with someone like Dick McPhearson, he'd leave anyway!
     
  9. T-ShirtDynasty

    T-ShirtDynasty Moderator

    A question soooooooooooo easy, even a Jests fan could get it right. :p
     
  10. Fixit

    Fixit Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    I refuse to answer this on the basis of the question itself being sacrilege.
     
  11. everlong

    everlong Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    #12 Jersey

    What if it was a dwarf version of BB vs the rest of the NFL? Da BB! :singing:
     
  12. BradyManny

    BradyManny Pro Bowl Player

    Everyone is going to say BB, and they may be right, but it's at least worth nothing that BB hadn't done anything as a head coach until TB strolled onto the scene (and/or Drew Bledsoe strolled out?).
     
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  13. Gunnails

    Gunnails In the Starting Line-Up

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    I should know, after what was it 7 straight loses.

    For whatever reasaons (salary cap?) the NFL is a coaches league, Coaching is what makes the biggest impact on wether a team will be succesful or not.
     
  14. primetime

    primetime Experienced Starter w/First Big Contract

    #18 Jersey

    I'd take Brady. For all his "team-building," Belichick would never have won a Super Bowl with Bledsoe. Brady is one of the top 2 quarterbacks in the game with Manning. He's the kind of guy you tell your kids you got to watch in his prime. Belichick is just a coach. A great one, but he doesn't play on the field.
     
  15. maverick4

    maverick4 Banned

    Learn your history, child. Belichick took a horrible Browns team to an 11-5 record and beat the Pats in the playoffs. Then, his owner pulled the rug out from under him and screwed his chances of success by moving the Browns to Baltimore to become the Ravens.

    I take Belichick over Brady NO QUESTION. Tom is nice, but Belichick made him great. If Belichick hadn't found Tom, I am pretty sure he would have found a good quarterback (in the Phil Simms mold) to build a championship team.
     
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  16. Fanfrom1960

    Fanfrom1960 In the Starting Line-Up

    :ditto: 10 char.
     
  17. jman924

    jman924 Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Not to break copyright or anything but...

    "I was leaving late one night, and this tall skinny kid approached me holding a pizza box. I said, "I know who you are; you're Tom Brady, sixth-round pick from Michigan," and he replied, 'and I'm the best decision this organization has ever made.' I was stunned. The amazing thing is he didn't say it to be arrogant...he was sincere...I went home and told everyone about it." - Bob Kraft
    (Thanks for the quote Mav!:D )

    This team got to the Super Bowl before BB. But we didn't win it until Brady.
    Look at Super Bowl 36... "protect the ball." "Eff that, just sling it down there!"
    BB wasn't going to win with Bleed-slow.
     
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  18. TomBrady'sGoat

    TomBrady'sGoat 2nd Team Getting Their First Start

    BB, because he runs the ship. The Patriots give out contracts to the right guys, don't pay the wrong guys, value draft picks and draft well, value depth more than any other team, don't put up with prima-donnas and headcases, don't make bad long-term decisions for short-term gains, etc, etc.

    Also, with BB we don't run the risk of season or career-ending injury.
     
  19. T-ShirtDynasty

    T-ShirtDynasty Moderator

    Let's not confuse the issue here. It's not "Would you rather have Belichick/Bledsoe, OR Brady?" It's just Belichick or Brady. :)
     
  20. sbcpats70

    sbcpats70 Practice Squad Player

    ..I don't know, one of those hugs from Mangini may be just a bit too much of a squeeze and boom, ruptured spleen! :)
     
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