Unfortunately, it’s looking like Bill Belichick’s time in New England has come to an end. As of this morning (Thursday, 1/11) Adam Schefter from ESPN is reporting that the Patriots are parting ways with the legendary head coach that has brought us 6 Super Bowl championships. Regardless of your feeling on this matter, you can NOT deny the importance that Bill has had on the Patriots organization in the 24 years he’s been the team’s head coach.
Let’s first take a look at Bill’s accomplishments. Bill has led the New England Patriots to six Super Bowl titles (2002, 2004, 2005, 2015, 2017, and 2019). This is the most of any NFL head coach. Under Belichick, the Patriots have a regular-season record of 262–108–0 over 23 seasons which makes him by far the most successful head coach in Patriots history. He has also led the Patriots to 17 divisional titles. As of today, Bill Belichick has 302 career wins which puts him third on the all time list behind George Halas and Don Shula. Where will Bill end up? That has yet to be known. And better yet, who will become the next head coach of the Patriots? That is also up in the air but the clear cut favorites include Jerod Mayo and now Mike Vrabel.
As we celebrate Bill’s legacy here in New England, we also want to reminisce about his most memorable moments. Particularly those that made us laugh. Bill isn’t known to be the funny guy. He’s typically very subdued and doesn’t give us much in press conferences. However, we found 6 of our favorite Bill Belichick moments that made us love him even more. 6 for the number of championships he helped bring us here in New England. Thank you Bill for all the memories.