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Bill Belichick
If their job's to block, they block. If their job's to tackle, they tackle. A football player's a football player. You've got a job to do, you do it. There's no class system. Everybody's got to block. Everybody's got to tackle.
Bill Belichick
#Football

Bill Belichick
He's fast and he has good range for the safety position and he's done a good job as a contact player both in hitting and tackling and forcing the run when he's been asked to.
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#Safety

Bill Belichick
I've been in the game for a while. I've heard 'Belichick' and 'genius' together. I've also heard 'Belichick' and 'moron' together.
Bill Belichick
#Genius

Bill Belichick
We got a good block at the point of attack from Graham. Neal pulled and the safety came up and filled the gap quicker than we expected. That wasn't really the guy Neal was expecting to block but he saw him in the hole and reacted to it and dug him out of there. Matt and Logan (combination-blocked) the tackle up to (middle linebacker Danny) Clark. We didn't quite get Clark blocked, he got over the top, but he wasn't able to get enough on Corey to keep him out.
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#Safety

Bill Belichick
I don't think we had any major problems on the offensive line. We were all at the game. It wasn't like there were a lot of runaway rushers, where you just see guys coming through the line of scrimmage unblocked, untouched, blowing things up in the backfield. There were times when we got pushed back. There were times when we pushed them a little bit. There were times in pass protection, most of the time, when the quarterback was able to step up and deliver the ball pretty cleanly. In relative terms, it was OK. I'm saying the biggest problem is when you have what we call runaway rushers. When you see a guy screaming into the backfield, run or pass, and nobody is blocking the guy, now you have problems. You certainly want to avoid that.
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#Problems

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The overall competitive nature he brings as an owner and as a franchise (still exists),
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#Nature

Bill Belichick
I think he probably did a tremendous job in acquiring and developing talent in the '70s and '80s, a lot of them from small schools,
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#Talent

Bill Belichick
Unlike most other interviews that you have, you usually don't talk that much technical football with an owner.
Bill Belichick
#Football

Bill Belichick
When you have a football team, everybody has a role on it. And Ro's role, for the most part in the last couple of years, . . . was to get the defense ready. Had he been called upon to play during the regular season, then that would have been a part of his role, too. But, for the most part, it wasn't. So part of his job was to get our defense ready, to do what the other quarterback was doing or to do what the other offensive team was doing, and that helped prepare our defense. In no way can I minimize that.
Bill Belichick
#Football

Bill Belichick
We're not defending anything. We're not repeating anything. Nothing that happened in the past really has any bearing on (this year). Don't get me wrong. I'm respectful of what this organization has accomplished . . . but none of that really has any bearing on anything we do.
Bill Belichick
#Past

Bill Belichick
I don't know what normal is. You can go back and look at the past few years. There are always going to be changes.
Bill Belichick
#Past

Bill Belichick
My father was always just part of the team. He willingly accepted whatever responsibility he was given, whether it was coaching the linebackers or the junior varsity.
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#Responsibility

Bill Belichick
You can?t worry too much about other guys on your team and what their situation is because you can go out there the first day of training camp and that could change on one play. I don?t feel like we can look at it that way - and we don?t.
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#Worry

Bill Belichick
We?re just going to try to take advantage of every opportunity we have to put the best team we can on the field this year.
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#Opportunity

Bill Belichick
Sometimes, maybe some of the guys at that position, because of expectation, are put into situations before they're ready to have success, (and) that affects their confidence and their ability to develop.
Bill Belichick
#Expectation

Bill Belichick
A lot of guys you?re looking at in college haven?t played on their feet and on first and second down, that?s probably where they would be playing for us. We?re looking at projecting guys who were down, to projecting them up to playing on their feet and that?s definitely a conversion.
Bill Belichick
#College

Bill Belichick
There's probably more (quality) linebackers than we've had the last couple of years. Some of those guys have had a lot of production, have had a lot of playing time.
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#Quality

Bill Belichick
Having those extra mid-round picks in a full draft does certainly give you flexibility to move up in rounds. There's only so far you can move in that first round. From 21 you're not going to be able to get into the top 10, but you could move up a couple of spots.
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#Flexibility

Bill Belichick
He's got some size. He's a fast guy. He's got some experience on special teams. We'll put him into the mix and see what he can do.
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#Experience

Bill Belichick
I think Wesly's experience in the kicking game has definitely showed up here in training camp. Between his experience and his playing ability, his toughness and his desire to be a good special teams player, all of those are weighing on the right side of the scale.
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#Experience

Bill Belichick
Overall, there are still a number of things we can do better. We had problems with penalties in the first half, no question about that. We weren't as sharp as we need to be in execution or in terms of assignments.
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#Problems

Bill Belichick
Ben can run. He's not a (wide) receiver, but he's got that receiver type of ability for a tight end. He's obviously a big target. That's always something that the quarterback likes, is a tall guy that has a good reach and is just a big target to throw to.
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#Ability

Bill Belichick
Ben can run. He's not a receiver, but he has that receiver type of ability for a tight end. He's obviously a big target. That's always something that the quarterback likes, is a tall guy that has a good reach and is just a big target to throw to.
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#Ability

Bill Belichick
That is the good news. The bad news is that there are a lot of things that he has to perfect technique-wise to be able to utilize all of those things. We'll see how it all comes together. We'll have to decide exactly what the best way try to use him is and also how that works in with the other skill players that we have on offense and how the whole thing meshes together. It is a long process, but he is a good guy to work with.
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#News

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He ruined (Eli) Manning for about a month. He went in there, they had him double-teamed, he blew past the tackle, strip sacked the ball and messed up Manning's elbow, scooped it up and ran in for a (29-yard) touchdown. It doesn't get any worse than that.
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#Past

Bill Belichick
We made too many mistakes in all phases of the game. We've got to do a better job of coaching and a better job of playing.
Bill Belichick
#Mistakes

Bill Belichick
Tell me what you want to take away. The running game? The passing game? The receivers? Backs? Tight ends?Where do you start? The quarterback? That is a long list. That's why they move the ball up and down the field. They?re good in every area.
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#Running

Bill Belichick
They played well, ... They played a good football game. They played better then we did. They deserved to win. They outplayed us. They outcoached us. They outperformed us.
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#Football

Bill Belichick
That was a great experience for me, working with Joe, ... It was my first real exposure to the 3-4, and the way that Joe played the 3-4 was a lot different than the way we played it in New York (under Bill Parcells) a couple of years later.
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#Experience

Bill Belichick
There are certainly areas that you can improve in and develop more consistency (in).
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#Consistency