Just reading this made my heart soar today! Patriots simulate 'halftime' break - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston "......."Coach Belichick is a genius," said Patriots running back Stevan Ridley. "He's special. That was coach Belichick doing his thing. "To come up with that idea shows you what he's thinking about. He knows what's going to work and he's been around longer than any of us, and he's doing everything he can to get us prepared." Even when the team came in at halftime of the practice, Belichick spoke to them as if it were halftime of the Super Bowl. "We were sitting in there and we had a halftime talk like it'll be Sunday," Ridley said. "He wanted this to be like a game experience, as close as we could get........"