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Bill Belichick Quotes

Bill Belichick
But your whole advantage offensively, is to know when the ball is being snapped. Defensively, that's your one disadvantage.
Bill Belichick
#Advantage

Bill Belichick
It's unique. He's like a little kid, running around out there. He's got a lot of energy. In competitive situations, that flows over to other players. It's not the most orthodox way of playing, but he's productive.
Bill Belichick
#Energy

Bill Belichick
There was a lot of hype for all of you guys [the media] on that, ... But what's important for us is that we won the game. I'm glad that we played well against a division team; beat a division team on the road. That's what's important. I know everybody else wants to hype the rest of the story, but the important part of the story for us is that we beat Buffalo in Buffalo.
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#Media

Bill Belichick
Al's never really hired a defensive coach, Al's hired offensive coaches,
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#Coach

Bill Belichick
I don't think that the issue is talent. It's more from a consistency standpoint and being able to gain the experience, and do it competitively the right way every time.
Bill Belichick
#Consistency

Bill Belichick
Hank is a smart player. He works hard. He is very diligent. He is a tough kid and he really puts a lot into the game.
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#Diligent

Bill Belichick
There's no question [the opener] is the hardest game to prepare for, ... because you know that a team has shown some basic things on film in the preseason games, but you know they have a lot more than that. They're working on things in camp that they're not showing in the preseason games.
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#Game

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Dean Pees has done an outstanding job coaching our linebackers. When he joined us, Dean brought a wealth of experience into this system and has been a significant part of our success over the past two seasons.
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#Experience

Bill Belichick
Every player that dresses for the game, I've told them to be ready to go for 60 minutes just like it's a regular-season game.
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#60 minutes

Bill Belichick
We're not on a sightseeing tour here. We have a job to do. We all have something that we want to try to accomplish. That's really what we're going there for. Understanding what the setting is and what the stadium is and all of that, yes, we are all aware of that.
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#Job

Bill Belichick
But again, I think that's consistent with his philosophy, ... Whatever Al's philosophy is, it's been pretty consistent through the years, be it the type of players he gets to play corner(back), the coaches, their style of play, what he wears. It's all consistent.
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#Philosophy

Bill Belichick
We know we're facing different challenges and our team is evolving differently. It's all just part of it. Whatever you have to deal with, whatever changes there are, then collectively as a team you manage them.
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#Challenges

Bill Belichick
Obviously it was a game where they made more plays than we did. I congratulate Mike and the Denver Broncos. They are a good football team. They earned the right to play here (Saturday) and they played well.
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#Congratulate

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terrible ... We loved when he was in the game.
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#Game

Bill Belichick
This is our best opportunity to pull everything together in terms of substitution, communication, execution, playing on the road, playing in a hostile environment, all of those kinds of things.
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#Communication

Bill Belichick
That's a game-breaking skill, but along with that, he has a lot of power. He's good on the goal line and short-yardage situations. (He's) tough to tackle. He's fast, (has) good hands (and) is pretty good in blitz pickup. He does a good job.
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#Power

Bill Belichick
It's hard enough gaining 10 yards on three downs. If you start trying to gain 12 or 13 or 17 on two, then eventually it's probably going to catch up with you.
Bill Belichick
#Trying

Bill Belichick
(Finding a team's identity) is probably an ongoing process. We're a little bit of a team in transition.
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#Identity

Bill Belichick
That was a heck of a football game. I've got to give all the credit in the world to (our) players. This is a team that believes a lot in itself even when others don't.
Bill Belichick
#Football

Bill Belichick
What you need to think about it is, 'How do I defeat the guy who is assigned to block me?' That's what defensive football really is about,
Bill Belichick
#Defeat

Bill Belichick
If you don't stop the running game, it doesn't matter whether you can stop the passing game or not. They don't ever have to throw it if they don't want to. To me, against a team like Atlanta, if you can't stop them from running, it doesn't really matter what else happens.
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#Running

Bill Belichick
We're certainly giving up too many big plays in the passing game, ... Some of it was the technique ... our judgment on the ball, sometimes we just didn't use our help, or where our help was supposed to be, it didn't get there quick enough. ... Some of it is tied into the rush, the timing of the rush, when the ball is thrown. ... The quarterback stands back there and pumps three or four times, that's hard for anybody to cover those routes. We just need better overall team defense.
Bill Belichick
#Giving

Bill Belichick
Statistically, we're fighting an uphill battle when we're on the negative turnover ratio and winning games, especially on the road, ... That's not normally the correlation. ... Right now, we're in a little bit of a dry spell.
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#Fighting

Bill Belichick
We didn't give up 70-yard plays,
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#Plays

Bill Belichick
We're looking at another really good football team this week in Denver. They're probably one of the hotter teams in the league right now. They're playing very well in all three phases of the game. They've been a good team to watch just because they're executing so well. They haven't had a turnover in three games.
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#Football

Bill Belichick
If a player has a lot of longevity and production, you're looking at two factors -- skill and durability,
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#Longevity

Bill Belichick
And I understood that in an age where there was so much ego, because of the camera, that it was very important to look for that kind of player, ... I began to look for the kind of player that doesn't need his ego fed by stardom, but will do what he's supposed to do because he knows the game and loves the game, and will do the job the right way even if someone else gets the glory.
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#Age And Aging

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He has some experience playing in the league,
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#Experience

Bill Belichick
He has some experience,
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#Experience

Bill Belichick
He's played safety. He's played in (the Dolphins') sub defense. He's played down in a linebacker type of role. He has some flexibility and has played in the kicking game.
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#Defense