FOXBORO — The longest tenured coach in the NFL announced Monday that he would be back for a 14th season as head coach of the Patriots in 2013.
“I’ll be here,” Bill Belichick announced toward the end of his season-ending press conference with the media at Gillette Stadium. “You’ll have to deal with me again next year. I know that’s disappointing for a lot of you. Until I’m told otherwise, I plan on being here.”
As for the accomplishments of his team following a season-ending loss in the AFC championship, Belichick said there was plenty to be proud of.
“We won 13 games,” Belichick said of the 13-5 mark his team posted in 18 games. “We’re playing in the AFC championship game. Not a whole lot of teams are saying that. Our production.”
FOXBORO — Bill Belichick summed up the mood inside Gillette Stadium a day after the Patriots’ season came to an end with a 28-13 loss to the Ravens in the AFC championship.
“That’s the NFL. The last game, you play a game this time of year, you’re either [in] euphoria or it’s a crash landing,” Belichick said. “And for us yesterday, it was a crash landing. A year ago at this time, it was the other feeling.
“It’s one or the other. There’s no in between and there’s certainly no soft landing. The season is suddenly [over]. The season that is very much alive and with great hopes and expectations and energy suddenly crashes and it’s over. That’s the way it is and way it’s going to be for every team but one this year. That’s the NFL. It’s not going to change.
“That’s the way it is. Unfortunately, that...
Tom Brady joined Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning, following Sunday’s 28-13 loss to the Ravens that ended the Patriots’ season one game short of the Super Bowl.
“We just didn’t make many critical plays, the ones that really could have gotten us over the hump. It was just poor execution on our part. It was just a rough night,” Brady said. “There’s other games where we haven’t executed as well, but your margin of error is different when you’re playing the best teams. Baltimore’s always a tough game for us. Even when we play our best, it’s a tough game. They play very well. We just couldn’t get enough going and string together enough good plays to score touchdowns when we needed to.”
Added Brady: “We’re capable of playing so well, but we just weren’t able to do it yesterday. It’s just a bad night to have a bad...
CBS Sports NFL analyst Boomer Esiason made his weekly appearance on Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning to talk about the Patriots’ 28-13 loss to the Ravens in Sunday’s AFC championship game.
“There’s something else going on here,” Esiason said of the Ravens’ emotional playoff run. “I still believe that the Patriots are a better team. But those words probably ring hollow to a lot of people this morning, simply because the Ravens, in the second half especially, really played a whale of a football game.”
Added Esiason: “I understand there’s a frustration that you lose a home game, especially when you’re 67-0 at halftime if you’re Tom Brady, and somehow you inexplicably lose this football game a beat-up older Ravens football team that really, in my estimation, when I look at it, I’m still a little bit surprised that this...
MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL: Jets at Bruins, 1 p.m. (NESN) NHL: Red Wings at Blue Jackets, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) NBA: Pacers at Grizzlies, 1 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Nets at Knicks, 3:30 pm. (NBATV) NBA: Spurs at 76ers, 7 p.m. (TNT) NBA: Lakers at Bulls, 9:30 p.m. (TNT) College basketball: Cincinnati at Syracuse, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Oklahoma State at Baylor, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Georgetown at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Bethune-Cookman at Savannah State, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU) College basketball: Southern at Alabama A&M, 9:30 p.m. (ESPNU) College basketball: Texas at Oklahoma, 9:30 p.m. (ESPN)
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Pete, Thornton and Price give their final thoughts and predictions for the Super Bowl.
Gabe calls the boys to handicap one of the biggest gambling days of the year - Super Bowl 51! Gabe has all the point spread info down and gets to all of the major prop bets that interest him.
Fauria is still down in Houston and calls live from NRG Stadium to give his take on what will go down later on in Super Bowl 51. He likes the Pats and gives his reasons why, but also gets into the scene in Houston all week, famous people he met and why he is tired out from a wild week.
The NBA trade rumor mill is beginning to swirl as the deadline approaches and Picard is ready to go! He talks about the possibility of Jimmy Butler coming to Boston, why Isaiah Thomas is not getting enough respect and the future of the Celtics.
Adrian Wojnarowski has been talking about the possibility of the Celtics making a trade with the Bulls to bring Jimmy Butler to Boston. He actually thinks it may be the the marquee deal to keep an eye on this week heading into the trade deadline. Pete and Jerry discuss and give their thoughts on if they would want Butler. Pete thinks it will happen, Jerry thinks Ainge will stay put. The guys get into more Celtics, present and future and if they can battle with the best of the NBA.
Anna Horford, sister of Boston Celtics Al Horford, makes her Boston radio debut. She talks about Twitter and reacting to mean tweets about her brother. She also gives us her thoughts on the city of Boston and racism.
Bradford checks in from spring training to give us all the media dirt he can dig up...oh, and talk some baseball too.
Rob Bradford is joined by Lou Merloni to talk life in spring training, his toiletries, sleeping arrangements, and facing off with Red Sox personnel that he might have been critical of. Rob and Lou also get into the dynamic of electronic and print media when it comes to ripping the Red Sox.
Pete, Bradford, and Tomase are talking all about the Boston Red Sox, who opened spring training on Monday with pitchers and catchers reporting. They talk about what the Red Sox approach at the plate will be to replace the loss of David Ortiz bat, the impact of some players participating in the WBC, and of course the pitching rotation.
Guys talk the Bruins season so far and the All-Star Break
Guys discuss if or when the Bruins will fire Coach Julian
Ken, Rear and Ty get into a very solid week for the B's beating St Louis and the Flyers and losing a hard-fought game against the Predators. Is this team turning things around? Krug and Marchand are kicking things up a notch. The guys also talk about Claude and Sweeney's job security before getting into some big hits around the league this week.
Hour 4. Milo is done after advocating for pedophilia. The guys dive into the Red Sox roster.
Hour 3. Kirk and Gerry's dream of doing play-by-play is over.
President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski joins Kirk and Gerry in Fort Myers.
The Dallas Mavericks traded for Nerlens Noel, and dumped Andrew Bogut in the process, leading the guys to wonder why the Celts weren't pursuing 6'11" power forward/center.
Chris Mannix, Yahoo! Sports joined the show to give the latest on the NBA trade deadline.
The guys acknowledge that the Green-teamers will defend Danny whether he makes a move or not.
Dale, Michael and Rich Keefe discuss the C's lack of moves at the NBA trade deadline and try and figure out why, and what is the next best opportunity for the Celts to make a move?
Dale, Michael and Keefe discuss the comments made by Dave Dombrowski on K&C this morning concerning John Farrell and his in-game management.
We close out the show with the best sound bites of the day.
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be. You will not find a better look behind the scenes of radio.
Kirk sits down with the legend Glenn Ordway to talk about when Glenn got fired here at WEEI, his start with the station, the controversial decisions he made when he was the Program Director, and he relationship with Eddie Andelman.
Kirk chats with David Duchovny about his current music tour, which takes him to the Wilbur on February 22nd, how David got his start in television, from his first stint on Red Shoe Diaries, becoming a superstar on the X-Files, and his hilarious appearances on the Larry Sanders Show. This is a fascinating discussion about show business and controlling your own career.
Ken Laird and Chris Curtis recap Wednesday and Thursday's K&C shows on location in Ft. Myers
Kirk and Glenn continue their conversation from last week. In this episode Kirk and Glenn scream at each other about the infamous "station incident", what the news of the merger means to WEEI and the Sports Hub, and Kirk tries to get Glenn to answer what the perfect "Big Show" would be.
Rich Keefe & Ryan Davey talk best and worst movie/TV presidents. Plus the always important "This Week in #DORK" and the Pick of the Podcast.
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Hour 1. Evan Drellich attacked Kirk and Gerry for their interview with John Farrell. Kirk had an accident.More from this show
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Hour 2. John Steigerwald says Brady doesn't pass the eye test. Headlines with Kirk.More from this show