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Stand-up comedian Bill Belichick gets a dig in at the Jets

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On a scale of Rex Ryan to Shecky Greene, it probably doesn’t register.

But Patriots coach Bill Belichick can occasionally fire off a one-liner, and it’s possible that their scarcity makes them seem funnier than they actually are.

According to Mike Reiss of ESPNBoston.com, Belichick was in a good mood today, and was able to work in a dig with a joke when asked about his time in Cleveland.

Asked if he had a personal affinity for the Browns organization after his five years as a head coach there, Belichick initially steered it back to the present.

“”I was there for five years. Those were five important years in my life — for myself and my family and all that,” he said. “But obviously, we’ve all moved on and I have a job to do here, and that’s where my loyalty is — to Robert [Kraft] and the Patriots organization and this football team. It’s no different than how I feel, honestly, about [previous stops] the Colts or the Lions, or the Broncos, . . .

“I feel differently about the Jets. We won’t put them in that category.”

Hey, yo. Bill will be here all week.

He said to try the veal.

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52 Responses to “Stand-up comedian Bill Belichick gets a dig in at the Jets”
  1. terripet says: Dec 4, 2013 12:14 PM

    Bill, Jets beat you once and should of beat you twice.

  2. bucrightoff says: Dec 4, 2013 12:14 PM

    Those 5 seconds he was Jets coach were just that memorable.

  3. h3min1230 says: Dec 4, 2013 12:14 PM

    I don’t get it.

  4. thestrategyexpert says: Dec 4, 2013 12:15 PM

    I had to buy 2 drinks for that? And the veal was cold. Bill doesn’t manage time very well and couldn’t figure out how to coordinate the cook. And now they are putting out a fire in the kitchen. Thanks for stopping by the club Bill. That was…interesting.

  5. cursedvikings1998 says: Dec 4, 2013 12:21 PM

    Hard to believe that Geno Smith defeated Tom Brady isn’t it? Geno Smith is horrendous.

  6. audient says: Dec 4, 2013 12:28 PM

    Sometimes I feel like I am the only person in Cleveland who liked Bill when he was here. Oh sure, people say NOW how smart and how good they then (supposedly) thought he was. But back in the day, everyone I knew ripped on him. The media didn’t like him (except Casey Coleman RIP, maybe a couple others), and cutting Bernie was unpopular, even though I agreed he simply wasn’t the player he once was. (But c’mon, Testaverde was hurt, so the timing did seem strange.)

    Yeah, he’s got a dry sense of humor and he’s a bit of a stiff, but so what.

    Oh, what might have been, but for The Move. Personally, I’m glad that Modell gave him the boot before he left town, so that we never had to see Bill as a Raven. No, Bill was a victim of Art’s treachery, too. And Bill didn’t let it keep him down.

  7. mingyabro says: Dec 4, 2013 12:29 PM

    cursedvikings1998 – I would say the Jets D beat Brady and had nothing to do with Geno.

    Gees, @Darrin Gantt, your disdain for the Pats is clearly evident which as a writer is should prob be kept a little more subltle…just sayin. I take it your a Jet fan….LOL

  8. calmdownsir says: Dec 4, 2013 12:31 PM

    The hoodie is funnier.

  9. tedmurph says: Dec 4, 2013 12:31 PM

    Couldn’t be a headliner, like Sexy Rexy. I mean guarantying all those Super Bowls? Now THAT was funny. Jets organization since they lost Belichick to NE? Classic comedy.

  10. randomguy9999 says: Dec 4, 2013 12:39 PM

    terripet says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:14 PM
    Bill, Jets beat you once and should of beat you twice.

    —————————————-

    I freakin hate the Pats and even I can easily see how unbelievably delusional that statement is….

  11. patriotwayspygate says: Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage during the Spygate-era: about 90%

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage after the Spygate-era: about 50%

    Coincidence?

  12. riflemanlax says: Dec 4, 2013 12:42 PM

    That’s not really that funny. The sleeveless hoodies, those are funny.

    You want funny? Go watch the infamous video of a post game interview with Wes Welker subtley dropping foot jokes all over Rex Ryan after that weird foot fetish video of him came out.

  13. Patskrieg dot com says: Dec 4, 2013 12:43 PM

    He’ll be sitting out the first series this week as a statement punishment for giving the Jets bulletin board material.

  14. tedmurph says: Dec 4, 2013 12:48 PM

    Love the new screename patriotwayspygate. Tired of steelersaregodsteam,logicalvoice, etc? You’re really starting to get under my skin with the spygate stuff(laughter, rimshot).

  15. tigerlilac says: Dec 4, 2013 12:49 PM

    If Karl Marx lived in NY today he would be telling us that the Jets history since losing Belichick began as a tragedy and is now a farce.

  16. sacpete1 says: Dec 4, 2013 12:53 PM

    terripet says: Dec 4, 2013 12:14 PM

    Bill, Jets beat you once and should of beat you twice

    Spoken like a true Jets fan:

    1.Improper grammar (I’ll let you look it up)
    2. The old should “of” could “of” excuse which just means you’re not accountable for a loss.

    The poor Jets still measure their season based on how they do against New England….the ultimate respect.

  17. pastabelly says: Dec 4, 2013 12:58 PM

    patriotwayspygate says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM
    The Patriots post-season winning percentage during the Spygate-era: about 90%

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage after the Spygate-era: about 50%

    Coincidence?
    ==================================
    Not a coincidence considering Ty Law, Willie McGinest, Mike Vrabel, Richard Seymour, and many other great players on the defensive side played during one of those eras, but not the other. Move on (or move out).

  18. mattwalshvideo says: Dec 4, 2013 1:03 PM

    He’s still bitter the Jets outed his Spyring resulting in 3 tainted fake Super Bowls and nothing since.

    Hey,ooooooooohhhh!

  19. steviethewiz says: Dec 4, 2013 1:06 PM

    Oh poor little bill the cheater ………..Lets review shall we – first he CHEATED with some guys wife then he CHEATED AGAIN by filming opposing teams signals and the fact remains he NEVER won a thing in his life without CHEATING……. poor little bill ………….Enjoy those ***** tainted titles CHEATER!!!!!

    HA HA HA HA HA HA HA ……

  20. rhamrhoddy says: Dec 4, 2013 1:11 PM

    patriotwayspygate says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM
    The Patriots post-season winning percentage during the Spygate-era: about 90%

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage after the Spygate-era: about 50%

    Coincidence?
    ____________________

    We know. Your stance has been noted dozens of times.

    Take a break, everything is going to be ok big guy.

  21. fanasaurus says: Dec 4, 2013 1:13 PM

    Bill made his biggest dig at the NOT YETS when he said, I don’t want to be the head coach of this team. Thanks, but no thanks.

  22. patriotwayspygate says: Dec 4, 2013 1:14 PM

    pastabelly says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:58 PM
    Not a coincidence considering Ty Law, Willie McGinest, Mike Vrabel, Richard Seymour, and many other great players on the defensive side played during one of those eras, but not the other. Move on (or move out).

    ___________________________
    The Patriots have 0 championships without the aid of cheating. The Patriots cheated. They got caught. Their accomplishments are tainted.

    #CheatersNeverProsper

  23. iamapatsfan says: Dec 4, 2013 1:15 PM

    patriotwayspygate says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM
    The Patriots post-season winning percentage during the Spygate-era: about 90%

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage after the Spygate-era: about 50%

    Coincidence?

    —-

    I’ve seen this before somewhere recently…

    Oh, that’s right, a few articles ago. Looks like you took my advice, though, and actually spelled coincidence right this time. Well done!

  24. soxpatsbscelts says: Dec 4, 2013 1:17 PM

    Love the pats hating trolls. You are the reason I check the comments. Thank you and keep it going. Go pats!

  25. torturedraiderfan says: Dec 4, 2013 1:21 PM

    He mentioned all his previous stops and no shout-out for the Giants? Come on Bill!!!!

  26. surfinbird1 says: Dec 4, 2013 1:23 PM

    Spygate came out game 2 of the season but they still managed to go 16 – 0. Yeah I guess they never won a thing after that???

  27. bullcharger says: Dec 4, 2013 1:23 PM

    terripet says:Dec 4, 2013 12:14 PM

    Bill, Jets beat you once and should of beat you twice.

    —————-

    In 2001 the Patriots lost to the Jets once and Miami once. In 2003 they lost to the Bills, in 2004 they lost to Miami.

    All super bowl years.

    Sweeping a team in the division isn’t important. Being 4 games up on the Jets with 3 to play and the Jets having no chance to make the playoffs is important.

  28. flash1283 says: Dec 4, 2013 1:24 PM

    Report comment
    mattwalshvideo says:
    Dec 4, 2013 1:03 PM
    He’s still bitter the Jets outed his Spyring resulting in 3 tainted fake Super Bowls and nothing since.

    Hey,ooooooooohhhh!

    5 16
    Report comment
    steviethewiz says:
    Dec 4, 2013 1:06 PM
    Oh poor little bill the cheater ………..Lets review shall we – first he CHEATED with some guys wife then he CHEATED AGAIN by filming opposing teams signals and the fact remains he NEVER won a thing in his life without CHEATING……. poor little bill ………….Enjoy those ***** tainted titles CHEATER!!!!!

    HA HA HA HA HA HA HA ……

    —-

    Translation= we are both extremely jealous!

  29. metitometin says: Dec 4, 2013 1:26 PM

    Everyone was cheating, everyone was videotaping because it was legal. Goodell sent that memo about videotaping to every team because every team was videotaping. Patriots went 17-0 after the bogus Spygate. Some people really need to get a life.

  30. marcuswelby70 says: Dec 4, 2013 1:28 PM

    terripet says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:14 PM
    Bill, Jets beat you once and should of beat you twice.

    ————————————-

    Should have, but didn’t.
    With that logic maybe the Pats should be 5-7, and the Jets 9-3. Jeeez!

  31. j0esixpack says: Dec 4, 2013 1:29 PM

    I think his resignation written on a napkin pretty much sent the appropriate message to the Jets and Jets fans.

    “I hereby resign as HC of the NYJ”

    Dude couldn’t even be bothered to waste the time or ink.

    And Jets fans will never forgive him for jilting them… they continue to have as many AFC East titles as the Houston Oilers, and haven’t been to a Super Bowl since before Man walked on the Moon.

    Hence, all the Jets fans with chips on their shoulders, obsessed with posting a lame spygate remark at every opportunity.

    It’s quite pitiful actually.

  32. bullcharger says: Dec 4, 2013 1:29 PM

    mattwalshvideo says:Dec 4, 2013 1:03 PM

    He’s still bitter the Jets outed his Spyring resulting in 3 tainted fake Super Bowls and nothing since.

    Hey,ooooooooohhhh!

    —————

    It must be depressing for Jets fans that outing the Patriots is their biggest accomplishment since 1969.

  33. j0esixpack says: Dec 4, 2013 1:31 PM

    I’d love to hear a Jets fan explain their logic that because a coach broke a 2006 rule in 2007, that invalidates all Super Bowls prior to the creation of the 2006 rule.

    So every time the NFL changes a rule, that means that all teams should be fined for cheating on rules that didn’t exist?

  34. ampats says: Dec 4, 2013 1:33 PM

    Jets fans like steviethewiz spew their hatred because Bill Belichick wanted nothing to do with the biggest joke in the NFL known as the Jets. Had BB taken the Jets job, I have a feeling the Jets would not be celebrating their 45th anniversary since they were relevant. And today the Jets are a far worse team than they were since the days of Rich Kotite.

    Five more years until the Jets celebrate their silver anniversary as we New England fans sit back and laugh and will forever remember the buttfumble which sums up the Jets and their fan base.

  35. bullcharger says: Dec 4, 2013 1:34 PM

    cursedvikings1998 says:Dec 4, 2013 12:21 PM

    Hard to believe that Geno Smith defeated Tom Brady isn’t it? Geno Smith is horrendous.

    ———

    Brady can’t win’em all. Just 19 of 25 he started.

  36. thewiz37 says: Dec 4, 2013 1:37 PM

    “patriotwayspygate says:Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage during the Spygate-era: about 90%

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage after the Spygate-era: about 50%”

    Are you saying that Bill didn’t cheat during the regular season?

  37. dlk47823 says: Dec 4, 2013 1:38 PM

    He agreed to the deal with the Jets, then immediately reneged on the deal for more $.
    He also gave Brady his word that they would re-sign Welker if he took a pay cut.
    He also brought his mistress to the SB when he was still married, and got caught by the NY media.
    That’s just the kind of guy Bill is.

  38. gatorarms says: Dec 4, 2013 1:47 PM

    The bar can’t be set much lower than that for humor.

  39. brazzz01 says: Dec 4, 2013 1:50 PM

    Hard to believe that Geno Smith defeated Tom Brady isn’t it? Geno Smith is horrendous.
    ————

    Hard to believe the 2003 Super Bowl champions lost to the Buffalo Bills 31-0 in a game.

    ANy given sunday….

  40. brazzz01 says: Dec 4, 2013 1:52 PM

    The Patriots have 3 championships without the aid of cheating.

    #CheatersNeverProsper

    —-

    Corrected it for you.

  41. sbmcintosh36 says: Dec 4, 2013 1:53 PM

    patriotwayspygate says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM
    The Patriots post-season winning percentage during the Spygate-era: about 90%

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage after the Spygate-era: about 50%

    Coincidence?
    ==================================
    Not a coincidence considering Ty Law, Willie McGinest, Mike Vrabel, Richard Seymour, and many other great players on the defensive side played during one of those eras, but not the other. Move on (or move out

    ==================================
    Wasn’t spygate it was when HE started taking over the GM duties and “stockpiling” picks trade up trade down etc, Parcells left the team stacked and since Pioli left the talent has as well ,Bill is a horrible judge of talent .
    Say what you want about Pioli in KC he stacked that team as well, his failure was hiring the right coach it’s not the QB Cassell could’ve been the same game manager Smith is but didn’t have the right staff to do it…8 pro bowlers last year on a 2 win team says it all

  42. thegreatgabbert says: Dec 4, 2013 2:05 PM

    Mmm…doubt if he lasts the week, based on that sample. Oh, and about the veal, he didn’t say it was good, he just said try it. It’s what they pay him with to show up.

  43. brazzz01 says: Dec 4, 2013 2:22 PM

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage when they had a great defense: about 90%

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage when they had a defense that was average at best and most of the time below average: about 50%”

    ————————

    Corrected that for you too.

  44. ejvyas says: Dec 4, 2013 2:32 PM

    patriotwayspygate says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:41 PM
    The Patriots post-season winning percentage during the Spygate-era: about 90%

    The Patriots post-season winning percentage after the Spygate-era: about 50%

    Coincidence?

    =============

    Thanks for your homemade stats. They mean nothing. Reported your username

  45. CKL says: Dec 4, 2013 2:48 PM

    audient says:
    Dec 4, 2013 12:28 PM
    Sometimes I feel like I am the only person in Cleveland who liked Bill when he was here. Oh sure, people say NOW how smart and how good they then (supposedly) thought he was. But back in the day, everyone I knew ripped on him. The media didn’t like him (except Casey Coleman RIP, maybe a couple others), and cutting Bernie was unpopular, even though I agreed he simply wasn’t the player he once was. (But c’mon, Testaverde was hurt, so the timing did seem strange.)

    Yeah, he’s got a dry sense of humor and he’s a bit of a stiff, but so what.

    Oh, what might have been, but for The Move. Personally, I’m glad that Modell gave him the boot before he left town, so that we never had to see Bill as a Raven. No, Bill was a victim of Art’s treachery, too. And Bill didn’t let it keep him down.
    _______________________________
    Nice post. We spend time calling out the numerous terrible trolls on here so I think we should give some time to recognize true fans of the game who can put aside any bad feelings to be objective, like audient does here.

    To be fair, BB himself has acknowledged that he didn’t do some things right in Cleveland (I think he put it to his former GM Accorsi as ” I really bleeped up that thing in Cleveland”. But as with all his other errors, I feel he has definitely learned from those.

    I’d say this shot at the NYJ is uncharacteristic of BB but the beauty of BB is that he can be so unpredictable. The only thing that’s predictable is his utter disdain for postgame press conferences and non football questions, especially ones repeated ad nauseum because the asker didn’t like his non answer.

    @ torturedraidersfan

    BB adored the NYG. I would bet anything had they offered him the HC job at any point before he went to the Pats as HC he would have taken it so fast your head would spin. He was practically crying on his “A Football Life” when they showed him at the old Meadowlands for the last time. One thing I will say for that organization is it’s hard to find anyone who worked for them who doesn’t still have the utmost respect for them. That speaks well for them. I’ll let you all fill in what that means when the opposite occurs re: the NYJ.

  46. Ridley Me This says: Dec 4, 2013 2:52 PM

    dlk47823 says:
    Dec 4, 2013 1:38 PM
    He agreed to the deal with the Jets, then immediately reneged on the deal for more $.
    He also gave Brady his word that they would re-sign Welker if he took a pay cut.

    _________________________________________

    DLK47823 is apparently the only person in America who would turn down a better opportunity that pays more out of loyalty to a company he hasn’t even started working at. I don’t know if that makes you honorable or horrifyingly stupid.

    And if you could site the source that says this that would be incredible, since it doesn’t exist. That’s the kind of trash lies that get spread by butt hurt media members and eaten up by haters.

    Keep on hating though, your hate makes us strong.

  47. steviethewiz says: Dec 4, 2013 2:58 PM

    Ha Ha Poor little bill NEVER won a thing until he landed in NE and starting CHEATING,,,,,,, Facts are facts poor Pat’s fan’s……………LITTLE BILL won nothing as THE MAN IN CHARGE until he started CHEATING…………Oh sure he had some success as second or third in charge but again HE WON NOTHING AS THE MAN UNTIL HE STARTED CHEATING………

    Facts are facts…………

  48. dstroi says: Dec 4, 2013 3:01 PM

    I am not sure why anyone bothers to retort any reasonable dialogue with Patriot haters anymore. Believe me I have tried but obviously failed miserably due to the same comments they put on here day in and day out regarding “spygate”. I mean, a parrot with just one wing could fly to the moon and pull off a Michael Jackson move while singing “you can’t touch this” and the hater’s will still find a way to talk about “spygate”. I don’t go out of my way to go on a Jets, Dolphins, or Steelers thread to bash the team simply because I do not care that much to do so. Worry about your team and move on because frankly, you sound like a bunch of sore losing babies. Unbelievable……….smh.

  49. bobwsc says: Dec 4, 2013 3:36 PM

    dlk47823 says:Dec 4, 2013 1:38 PM

    He agreed to the deal with the Jets, then immediately reneged on the deal for more $.
    He also gave Brady his word that they would re-sign Welker if he took a pay cut.
    He also brought his mistress to the SB when he was still married, and got caught by the NY media.
    That’s just the kind of guy Bill is.
    _________________________________
    wow – you were there when Bill mentioned that to Brady? what was that like – cool? tell us more – what kind of guy is Bill really? you can’t just lead in with a few nuggets and then bail on us.

  50. ampats says: Dec 4, 2013 3:41 PM

    dlk47823 says,

    “he also gave Brady his word he would resign Welker if he took a pay cut”

    I challenge you to produce your source on this information which we know is not true. If you choose no response, every Patriots fan on this website will know what a fraud you are.

    Ha Ha Poor little steviethewiz has never seen the Jets win a championship in his entire lifetime and cannot stand that the Patriots have always been a superior organization than the clown show in Florham Park that he roots for.

  51. golfsox78 says: Dec 4, 2013 6:37 PM

    I recommend you watch a Football life on the 95 Cleveland Browns. It shows Bill B. trying to build a winning franchise. He would have drafted Ray Lewis. He scouted him and that was going to be his pick. It shows a very young and dorky Eric Mangini making the draft pick. Bill wanted to be there. Art Modell stole that team away from Cleveland. Imagine, the Browns could have been something great with him as the coach. We would all be trolling Cleveland fans instead of Pats fans.

  52. golfsox78 says: Dec 4, 2013 6:40 PM

    Browns fans want to vilify him for Bernie but he made the same tough choice with Bledsoe who was a fan favorite and went with pick 199 in Brady.

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