Fans React To Asante Samuel Saying Bill Belichick Is ‘Just Another Coach’ Without Tom Brady

Fans react Asante Samuel Bill Belichick Is Just Another Coach Without Tom Brady

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  • Former Patriots defensive back Asante Samuel, a two-time Super Bowl winner with the team, claims Bill Belichick is “just another coach” without Tom Brady.
  • Belichick won six Super Bowls with Brady as the quarterback in New England. Brady also won a Super Bowl in his first season without Belichick.
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Following the news that Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots had somewhat surprisingly decided to cut quarterback Cam Newton there were some people who expressed dismay with the decision.

While many NFL fans made jokes at Newton’s expense, others, including ESPN’s Louis Riddick and former Patriots cornerback Asante Samuel, reacted a bit more harshly.

“Bill does what Bill does. Right or wrong, the man is cold blooded and will do what he thinks he has to do. Period,” Riddick tweeted about Belichick’s decision to cut Newton loose.

Samuel, who won two Super Bowls with Bill Belichick in New England after being taken by the team in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft, was a bit less diplomatic.

“Cold blooded is a understatement! But without Brady he is just another coach in my opinion,” Samuel responded to Riddick on Twitter.

That statement echoes one that Samuel made about Belichick when Brady made his departure to Tampa Bay official in 2020.

Later on Monday, Samuel tweeted his thoughts about Newton’s replacement in New England, added, “I think Mac Jones will do great. Drafting good players to put around him will be the question.”

Reactions by NFL fans to Asante Samuel’s remarks about Bill Belichick were an interesting mix of anger, bitterness, and even a little support.

For the record, Bill Belichick is 25-28 without Tom Brady playing quarterback for him in New England (including going 10-5 with Matt Cassell). The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were 273-433-1 without Brady and 15-5 with him (counting the playoffs). You do the math.

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