Seems the Atlanta Falcons weren’t the one ones who left Invoice Belichick out within the chilly.
Even earlier than the franchise opted to rent Raheem Morris on Thursday — after being linked to the six-time Tremendous Bowl-winning head coach — Belichick received ripped by an all the time outspoken sports activities character.
Skip Bayless Rips Invoice Belichick: ‘Glorified Defensive Coordinator’
Fox Sports activities 1 character Skip Bayless, not shy from giving out outlandish takes, ripped into the previous New England Patriots head coach Thursday. This got here practically 4 hours earlier than the Morris rent.
Bayless threw some severe shade on the unemployed coach, who stays with out an NFL job following the Falcons’ determination.
“In the long run, which means he was a glorified defensive coordinator for a dynasty,” Bayless stated throughout Thursday’s “Undisputed” episode.
Whereas Belichick is taken into account a tenured defensive thoughts, why would Bayless imagine that the legendary head coach wasn’t a lot of a training chief?
“As a result of he ran a protection whereas Tom successfully ran the offense and made all of the successful performs to win all these Tremendous Bowls,” Bayless stated.
— UNDISPUTED (@undisputed) January 25, 2024
Bayless then identified how, with out Brady as his quarterback, Belichick went 64-85 as a head coach. After Brady signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Belichick went 29-38 with only one playoff look.
That playoff recreation noticed the rival Buffalo Payments blow out Belichick and the Patriots 47-17 within the Wild Card Spherical.
Bayless Will get Robust Reactions
After all, Bayless received some pushback for these feedback by his co-hosts.
“Cease!” Keyshawn Johnson stated.
He additionally questioned if Brady’s offensive coordinators Charlie Weis and Josh McDaniels had any form of influence.
“So Tom Brady was calling the performs, and he was designing all the pieces?” Johnson loudly requested.
“Tom took that offense over after about two years,” Bayless stated.
Nonetheless, Bayless pivoted to what’s develop into a drained “Brady made Belichick” argument that Johnson and fellow co-host Michael Irvin disagreed with.
There may be one facet of Belichick, although, that the lads agreed on.
‘Undisputed’ Believes Belichick Wouldn’t Have Match Los Angeles
Whereas Belichick has his titles in tow, he’s been recognized for giving succinct solutions throughout weekly media classes and in postgame press conferences.
Many throughout NFL circles imagine he’s too boorish of a character regardless of his successful résumé.
And for that motive, the “Undisputed” crew believes that the Los Angeles Chargers have been higher off with out Belichick.
With the Bolts hiring Jim Harbaugh, Irvin believes the now-former Michigan head coach will develop into beloved within the Metropolis of Angels.
“LA goes to LOVE Jim Harbaugh. He’s going to be a megastar out in LA. Invoice Belichick will not be going to provide the quotes that you simply’re going to need. Jim Harbaugh goes to speak to you and provide you with some humorous stuff past the soccer discipline. And he’ll discuss to these reporters and mess with them,” Irvin said.
Johnson additionally believed that Harbaugh is a greater match given the very fact the Chargers have Justin Herbert to work with. The truth that he’s now in Los Angeles means Harbaugh has the chance to win over the nation’s second-biggest tv market.
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