Bill Belichick

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Football Evolved: The Hurry-Up Offense And The Running Back

Coaches have admitted the league has shifted toward the pass-first offense. It’s even inherently written into the rules.


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Bernstein: BREAKING NEWS! NFL Scandal!

Stay with us as more information emerges…

670 The Score–08/03/2013

Marc Trestman. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Trestman A Puzzle

I have no clue what the deal is with Marc Trestman, but I’ve decided I’m going to try to enjoy it.

670 The Score–07/27/2013

Bill Belichick. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pats Coach Belichick Breaks Silence On Hernandez

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick broke his silence Wednesday four weeks after former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder.

670 The Score–07/24/2013

Alfonzo Dennard.  (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Patriots’ Dennard Arrested For DUI

Alfonzo Dennard of the New England Patriots was arrested Thursday in Nebraska and accused of driving drunk in the state where he once starred as a defensive back.


Urban Meyer, Aaron Hernandez and Bill Belichick. (Photo Credit: Getty Images.)

Bernstein: What A Coach Could Never Say

Here is what a brutally honest, self-aware coach would really say, if he could.

670 The Score–07/10/2013

Tim Tebow. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Patriots Sign Tim Tebow

Tebowmania continues.

670 The Score–06/10/2013

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is congratulated by teammates Nick McDonald #65 after Brady scored a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the New York Jets on November 22, 2012 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The New England Patriots defeated the New York Jets 49-19.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Brady, High-Scoring Patriots Embarrass Jets 49-19

It took only 52 seconds for the New England Patriots to turn this into a laugher. That’s how long it took to score three touchdowns in the second quarter and thoroughly embarrass the bumbling New York Jets 49-19 on Thursday night.


Rex Ryan

Rex Ryan Voted Most Overrated Coach By NFL Players

In a mid-season player poll conducted by Sporting News, Jets head coach was voted the NFL’s most overrated coach.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2012

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Placid Bears Camp Ripe For Nonsense

Good luck, now, to that ravenous swarm that descended on Bourbonnais yesterday.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lovie’s A Top 10 Coach, But Not Elite

Here’s a look at our Top 10 going into the 2012 season with the key attributes of each man.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Tim Tebow. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Acquiring Tebow A Bad Idea

Why in God’s name would any team want Tim Tebow? And yes, I did that on purpose.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Running back Ahmad Bradshaw #44 of the New York Giants runs the ball for a 6 yard touchdown in the fourth quarter against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Patriots 21-17 To Win The Super Bowl

Eli Manning and the Giants one-upped Tom Brady and the Patriots again, coming back with a last-minute score to beat New England 21-17 Sunday night for New York’s fourth Super Bowl title.


Lucas Oil Stadium is ready for Super Bowl XLVI. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Durkin: Super Bowl XLVI Prediction

By Dan Durkin- (CBS) And then there were two. The 2011 NFL season has come down to an epic clash of eastern seaboard supremacy, Boston vs. New York.  Baked beans vs. bagels.  Brady vs. Manning.  […]

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Super Bowl Media Day at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Silverman: Key Matchups For Super Bowl XLVI

Individual matchups will likely capture this game and here are four from each side’s perspective that should determine who wins Super Bowl XLVI.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

Bill Belichick. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Silverman: Detail-Oriented Belichick Just Keeps Getting It Done

When you meet Belichick, you quickly realize that there’s much more to him than the dull monotone that often comes across in press conferences or media sessions.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Tom Coughlin congratulates Bill Belichick after a game in 2007. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Silverman: Belichick, Coughlin Know How To Avoid Distractions

Try criticizing Bill Belichick and it will have the same impact of throwing an old Twinkie at battleship. He won’t even notice and if he did he wouldn’t care.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots dives into the end zone to score a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Baltimore Ravens during their AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 22, 2012 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Patriots In Super Bowl, Beat Ravens 23-20

Tom Brady has the New England Patriots back in the Super Bowl.


Joe Paterno (Credit: Matthew Stockman  /Allsport)

Bernstein: Bad Weekend For Crazy People

It’s been a nice few days for the Rationalists — the few of us that seem to exist at times — as veneers of myth were stripped away from polarizing storylines, and the truth exposed.

670 The Score–01/15/2012

Lovie Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Lovie Smith Not Ready To Join The Best

That gurgling sound coming from the shores of Lake Michigan? That’s Lovie Smith starting to drown. When you lose Jay Cutler and Matt Forte two weeks later, it’s an uphill battle for even the best coaches.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011