And this wasn't some 30-second mimicking that Payton played for laughs in front of his team, either. Oh, no. He worked at it, watching film of a Belichick interview to get his tone and mannerisms down right, dressing the part, and even talking to current Saints and ex-Patriots Randall Gay, Heath Evans and David Thomas to quiz them on how Belichick would dissect New Orleans in preparing his Patriots to play that coming Monday night in the Superdome. "I made a careful note of how he scrunched up his face and how he tilted his head,'' Payton writes of Belichick. "I became Bill Belichick. The hair greased over to the side and darkened. The blue hoodie with the New England Patriots logo. The khakis and the tennis shoes. Read more: Sean Payton reveals Bill Belichick impression in new book - Don Banks - SI.com Interesting excerpt from Payton's book about how he made a video of himself pretending to be BB and dissecting the Saints weaknesses BB-style prior to the Pats game. Imitation is the highest form of flattery, right? I would love to see this video.