Bill Belichick and Mike Tomlin appear to be at odds. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)So this is where we are now? Writing about headsets and warm Gatorade and unwritten rules? Because we can do that.



Maybe the Steelers have a bigger issue than the headsets.

There will be another investigation surrounding the Patriots.

Bill Belichick has reached the tipping point. In a conference call on Friday morning, the Patriots coach lashed back at the accusations of cheating the franchise has had to endure in recent years.

Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio checked in with Dennis & Callahan with Minihane on Friday morning, following the Patriots’ 28-21 victory over the Steelers, and discussed the lingering mistrust of the Patriots, rumors of a possible coup in the league offices, and what was learned on the field Thursday night.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady did his weekly interview with Jim Gray on Westwood One Thursday prior to the Patriots beating the Steelers, 28-21 to open the 2015 NFL season.

FOXBORO — Tom Brady was standing by himself, off to the side and behind the podium as Bill Belichick wrapped up his press conference following a 28-21 dispatching of the Steelers on opening night at



Rob Gronkowski was in full beast mode Thursday night in a season-opening win. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)FOXBORO -- Get ready to see a lot of Rob Gronkowski going full beast mode this season.



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FOXBORO — The Steelers weren’t the only ones who had issues with headsets during Thursday night’s game.