Agendas and Innuendos: Why Does the Media Hate Bill Belichick So Much?

A decade-plus of nearly unprecedented success. Wins in 72% of their games. Three Super Bowl victories. Five total Super Bowl appearances. Eight Conference Championship appearances. A share of every AFC East division title since 2000. And then in 2014, the New England Patriots and head coach Bill Belichick stumbled out of the gate. The knives…

Rookie Wide Receivers at the Quarter Pole

[Editor’s Note: This article was published before the start of the Sunday Week 5 games.] If you needed further evidence that the National Football League is a “passing league,” examine what positions dominated the first round of the 2014 NFL draft. On April 8, 2014, five offensive tackles, five defensive backs, four outside linebackers and…