Originally Posted by BigDaddy
How do you average 12 wins per year in a league that strives for parity and not be somewhat smart, if not a genius? The Pats always have to draft at the bottom of each round, they have to play the divisional winners from the previous year, but they somehow keep on truckin'. No one in New England expected them to go 13-3 last year, let alone be a couple of minutes away from winning a Super Bowl. They had lots of issues personnel-wise last year, and the same is true this year.
Why shouldn't we trust Belichek's judgement?
If the Pats lose to the Jets Thursday night, and the Jets, as they did in the last matchup against the Patriots, and as they did against the Rams, if the Jets show what they are capable of in a season they may have squandered already, who has the smarter coaches? Why does this discussion event matter?
Lets break it down.
12 wins per year, Brady, Welker, Gronk, Hernandez just to name a few, all made to look exceptional by Brady. not taking away, good players, but Brady adds the extra boost.
Bottom of the draft, he has Brady with a solid Offense, can concentrate on Defense, and that has been questionable over the years.
Almost won SB, key word "Almost", basically NE was the first loser. with Brady and company you can come close, but once again, close does not cut it.
I do not want to take anything away from BB, I would like for the Jets to be the first loser and go 13-3, but we are talking about just how good BB is and is he a football genius. All indications point that without Brady and the cheating the team could convincingly have never taken the three titles. Bottom line, they have Brady and three rings, so cheating aside, I would say BB is a pretty good coach, and he listens to Stern, so he has that going for him.