October 1, 2023


“I am so disgusted with a few of these punk (expletive) guys on tv speaking about Invoice being on the new seat.”

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If it have been as much as Charles Barkley, there wouldn’t even be a dialogue about Invoice Belichick’s job safety.

Belichick has gained six Tremendous Bowl titles with the Patriots, in spite of everything. He’s additionally closing in on the all-time wins file for NFL head coaches.

However, right here in New England, a number of stories have surfaced concerning the Patriots coach supposedly being on the new seat.

In a latest look on “The Invoice Simmons Podcast,” Barkley shared some harsh phrases directed at Belichick’s critics and detractors.

“You guys have gotten to cease treating my man Belichick unhealthy,” Barkley advised Simmons. “I really like Belichick. I take into account him a very good buddy. I’m so disgusted with a few of these punk (expletive) guys on tv speaking about Invoice being on the new seat and issues like that. He shouldn’t even be near the new seat.”

Ben Volin of The Boston Globe wrote that Belichick’s associates “have privately stated they’re anxious he’s on the new seat in 2023.” Tom E. Curran of NBC Sports activities Boston stated that Belichick has been on the new seat for years, relationship again to 2019. There have additionally been discussions about Belichick’s job standing on native TV and sports activities radio stations.

This isn’t the primary time Barkley has talked about his appreciation for Belichick. He referred to as Belichick a “actually nice man” in 2019. Belichick stated again then that he beloved Barkley and located his rebounding abilities to be “unbelievable.”

“His toughness, his taking part in — not simply talent, however I’d say his consciousness and instinctiveness — he does an amazing job,” Belichick stated throughout Tremendous Bowl LIII Opening Night time. “I like to take heed to his evaluation. I’ve discovered quite a bit from him. Charles has been an amazing buddy. Conversations have at all times been enlightening to me. He is aware of the best way to compete, he is aware of the best way to win, and he simply is aware of the best way to play.”

The Patriots will open the common season towards the Eagles at Gillette Stadium on Sunday. They’ve gone 25-25 with one playoff look beneath Belichick over the previous three years.

Earlier this summer season, Belichick advised Mike Tannenbaum of The thirty third Workforce that it took 4 years for him to construct each the Patriots and the Browns into good groups.

Properly, buckle up Patriots followers. Prepare for 12 months No. 4 with out Tom Brady.