• Rex Ryan refers to Bill Belichick as ‘the devil'

    4 days ago - By Yardbarker

    Rex Ryan and Bill Belichick had an interesting rivalry during the former's tenures as the head coach of the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills, and the current ESPN analyst clearly has bad memories of their battles. Why? Choosing to refer to someone as “the devil” lends to that notion. Ryan was weighing in on Sunday's divisional-round showdown between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Chargers at Gillette Stadium when he referred to Belichick as the Prince of Darkness. It merits noting that there's something about the matchup that goes beyond Ryan's evident but presumably respectful...
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  • Bill Belichick Downplays Cold, Travel Ahead Of Chargers Game: ‘Not Playing The Weather'

    4 days ago - By NESN

    FOXBORO, Mass. - Temperatures in the 20s and high teens are expected for Sunday's divisional-round playoff game between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Chargers.
    Considering the Chargers play their home games in balmy Southern California, those conditions should favor the Patriots, right?
    After all, New England has been dominant in cold weather during the Tom Brady/Bill Belichick era, going 23-4 in games with a kickoff temperature below 30 degrees. Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers has started just four such games in his 15-year NFL career, losing three.
    Don't tell that to...
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  • Bill Belichick: I don't think home field is any advantage

    4 days ago - By Pro Football Talk

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick does not want his team thinking it will have an easy time at home on Sunday against the Chargers. Asked today what makes playing at home advantageous, Belichick said nothing. “I don't think it's any advantage. Last week three of the road teams won. The advantage is to the team that
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  • Shannon Sharpe's Chargers vs Patriots pick goes beyond Tom Brady and Philip Rivers

    Shannon Sharpe's Chargers vs Patriots pick goes beyond Tom Brady and Philip Rivers

    4 days ago - By Fox Sports

    Shannon Sharpe tells you who will win as the Anthony Lynn led Los Angeles Chargers head across the county to face Bill Belichick's New England Patriots in the second round of the NFL playoffs.
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  • Nick Wright makes a bold prediction about how the Patriots' weekend will be remembered

    Nick Wright makes a bold prediction about how the Patriots' weekend will be remembered

    4 days ago - By Fox Sports

    Nick Wright and Cris Carter look ahead to the Los Angeles Chargers vs New England Patriots AFC Divisional matchup. Hear why Nick thinks Tom Brady and Bill Belichick's dynasty may end this weekend.
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  • Ex-Patriot has a theory on why Bill Belichick will outlast Tom Brady

    4 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    The New England Patriots' dynasty will end at some point. Quarterback Tom Brady, who will turn 42 in August? Former Patriots linebacker Ted Johnson, who played five seasons with both legends from 2000 to 2004, doesn't see Brady or Belichick going to another team.
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  • Rex Ryan Refers To Bill Belichick As ‘Devil' In Patriots-Chargers Analysis

    4 days ago - By NESN

    Bill Belichick haunts Rex Ryan's dreams, this much is clear.
    The former New York Jets and Buffalo Bills coach was asked whether coaching experience would play a factor during Sunday's AFC Divisional Round matchup between the Los Angeles Chargers and the New England Patriots. Chargers coach Anthony Lynn will be coaching in just his second career playoff game while Belichick will be putting on the headset for the 40th time in the postseason.
    Despite the discrepancy in experience, which is the largest in NFL history, per ESPN's Mike Reiss, Ryan doesn't think Lynn will be scared by the satanic...
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