Bill Belichick Did Not Enjoy This Reporter’s Comment About The Patriots’ Low Scoring Win Against The Chargers
The Patriots squeaked out a 21-13 victory over the 3-5 Chargers on Sunday at Gillette Stadium, with Tom Brady posting his fifth 300-plus yard game of the season in the Pats fourth straight win. For the most part, it was a sloppy win. Credit some of that to the Nor’easter elements and some for the Patriots continued inability to stop the run–Chargers’ Melvin Gordon ran for 132 yards rushing on just 14 carries with an 87-yard touchdown in the losing effort.
Despite being 6-2, the Pats have kept things interesting for its spoiled fan base this year, with their defense looking flat out soft at times, while showing flashes of greatness at others. It’s unsettling for a team who gave up the fewest points of any defense last year to let opposing passers to throw for 300-plus yards in each of the team’s first six games. And, with the Bills nipping at the Patriots’ heels in the AFC East at 5-2, the Patriots’ road to their ninth straight AFC East title is looking a bit more dicey.
Belichick knows that his team will have to play more consistent if they look to capture another AFC title, never mind a Super Bowl, and a reporter in the post-game presser passive aggressively reminded him of that. Belichick, true to form, treated him like a telemarketer calling on Thanksgiving.
Shake it off bro, Bill isn’t mad at you for your question, he’s just disappointed. Much worse.
[h/t Patriots Wire]