Bill Belichick Says He 'Absolutely' Plans to Coach Patriots Next Season

Tyler Owen
January 9, 2018

The Patriots, who have the No. 1 seed in the AFC, are 13.5 point favorites over the Titans in the Divisional Playoff.

ESPN insinuated turmoil between Belichick, Tom Brady and Robert Kraft that could break up the trio, and the New York Daily News issued a vague report that Belichick had interest in coaching the Giants.

"That's where my total focus is", he said.

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Kraft and Belichick have since had a falling out over that trade, the report said. His current situation in New England has him with a 40-year-old quarterback, without a potential heir in the backup job and facing the possible loss of two top lieutenants as coordinators Matt Patricia and Josh McDaniels are expected to receive consideration for head coach openings (including the one with the Giants, for which both men interviewed).

On Monday, Belichick said he "absolutely" plans on coaching the defending champions again in 2018, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Belichick reluctantly did so, but he has privately fumed over the move because the five-time Super Bowl-winning coach believes he has earned the right to make such team personnel decisions, ESPN reported.

Asked if the characterization that he was "furious and demoralized" is accurate, Belichick said, "First of all, I don't really know what you're talking about; I haven't read the article. I know you want to report on things that are inaccurate and unattributable, and I'm not interested in responding to those random and I would say, in a lot of cases, baseless comments". "I'm a coach, he's the commissioner, we know what that kind of relationship is".

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