All Things Bill Belichick

All Things
Bill Belichick

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All Things Bill Belichick was created by Laura London in September 2000. It is currently being rebuilt to be the collection of official news and information about the life and work of New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick.

 

2018




WEEK 4: VS. MIAMI DOLPHINS

WEEK 5: VS. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

WEEK 6: VS. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS

WEEK 7: AT CHICAGO BEARS

WEEK 8: AT BUFFALO BILLS

WEEK 9: VS. GREEN BAY PACKERS

WEEK 10: AT TENNESSEE TITANS

WEEK 11: BYE

WEEK 12: AT NEW YORK JETS

WEEK 13: VS. MINNESOTA VIKINGS

WEEK 14: AT MIAMI DOLPHINS

WEEK 15: AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS

WEEK 16: VS. BUFFALO BILLS

WEEK 17: VS. NEW YORK JETS


 

NEWS

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SEPT 17, 2018

Official Biography Excerpt & Author Interview
Read an excerpt from the only official biography of Bill Belichick, The Education of a Coach, by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam. And listen to his 2005 interview with WEEI, exclusively at ATBB.


Sept 14, 2018

Bill Belichick Foundation Hall of Fame Huddle
Tickets now available for BBF’s annual fundraiser. This year Coach Belichick will be joined by special guests Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Jim Thome, along with master of ceremonies Scott Zolak and auctioneer Jerod Mayo. Takes place Friday, October 12, from 6-9 pm at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston.


SEPT 11, 2018

Gridiron Genius: A Master Class in Winning Championships & Building Dynasties in the NFL
New book by former Patriots staff member Michael Lombardi with a Foreword by Bill Belichick. Available today in hardcover and Kindle formats.


SEPT 9, 2018

#1 Shula, #2 Halas, #3 Belichick
With the Patriots win over the Houston Texans in Week 1, Bill Belichick now has 251 regular season wins, moving him past Tom Landry for third all-time behind Don Shula {328} and George Halas {318}. He was already third overall when including the postseason. See more on our stats page.


SEPT 7, 2018

@ATBillBelichick
All Things Bill Belichick is now on Twitter.
Tweets by website creator Laura London.


SEPT 6, 2018

At Home with Bill Belichick & New Best Friend
{Video}: CNBC's Suzy Welch takes us inside Belichick's Nantucket home to meet his new dog, an Alaskan Klee Kai named Nike.


SEPT 5, 2018

Bill Belichick, Ernie Adams & the 1970 Andover Football Team
{Story + Photos}: Before they were World Champions with the Patriots, Belichick and Adams were high school teammates at Phillips Academy. This is the story of that undefeated campaign 48 years ago, and how you can see, even back then, hints of their football greatness that would follow.


SEPT 4, 2018

RapSheet + Friends: Episode #1
{Audio}: Bill Belichick is the first guest on Ian Rapoport's new podcast. Listen as he describes the time Tom Brady almost fell off a cliff hitting a meaningless golf shot.


AUG 15, 2018

What We Learned From Talking to Paul Rabil About Bill Belichick
{Story}: “From my perspective, there’s very few, if anyone, who has navigated the professional athletics market better than coach Belichick,” Rabil said. “He’s inspirational, he’s motivational, and he’s got a track record that’s unmatched.”


AUG 4, 2018

Randy Moss Gives Special Thanks to Bill Belichick
{Video clip}: Moss' Pro Football Hall of Fame induction speech

Video: Randy Moss Accepts His Gold Jacket
{Video clip}: Coach Belichick offers his congratulations from Patriots Training Camp as Moss receives his Pro Football Hall of Fame jacket


JUN 29, 2018

Statement from Bill Belichick on Capital Gazette shooting
“For my entire life, The Capital has been my hometown newspaper. My family and I have enjoyed special relationships with many great people who have worked for the newspaper. My heart goes out to the victims, their families and the entire Annapolis community for this terrible and senseless tragedy.”


MAY 4, 2018

Statement from Bill Belichick on being named to the
President's Council on Sport, Fitness, & Nutrition

“The physical fitness of children in our country is an apolitical issue that is extremely important to our future. When I was contacted by Ivanka Trump and asked to participate, I was humbled to be asked and honored to accept, as I would have done for any administration. I know that a lot of great leaders have participated on the Council over the past half century, some who are personal inspirations to me, and I am eager to lend any assistance I can to its ongoing mission.”


 

VIDEOS

FEATURES

Championship Chat with Paul Rabil
{Full chat}: Belichick & Rabil discuss lacrosse at an event for their respective foundations. Filmed for ESPNU. {See behind the scenes on Paul's vlog.}

ESPN Films 30 for 30: The Two Bills
{Trailer + extras}: Interviewed for the first time together since 1991, the film traces the 4-decade relationship between coaching legends Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick.

The Belichick Legacy
{Full feature}: Bill Belichick talks of his father’s humble beginnings, from the Depression and living in a closet at college, to his WWII service and lifelong commitment coaching future military leaders. “Other than family, his love was the US Naval Academy.”

A Season with Navy Football
{Clip}: Coach Belichick delivers a motivational speech during Senior Week for the Navy Midshipmen. Captured by Showtime Sports.

D-Day: Over Normandy
{Trailer}: World War II Foundation documentary film narrated by Bill Belichick.


NFL FILMS

NFL Films Presents: Belichick & Forzano
{Full feature}: Belichick reunites with his first boss

Sound FX: 2017 Week 12–Miami vs. New England
{Clip}: Inside the Mind of Bill Belichick

America's Game
{Clip}: Bill Belichick’s favorite sports analogies

America's Game: 2016 Patriots
{Clip}: Patriots win Super Bowl LI in thrilling fashion

America's Game: 2014 Patriots
{Full episode}: Belichick wins 4th Super Bowl as head coach

America's Game: 2004 Patriots
{Clip}: Steve, Bill, & Brian Belichick

America's Game: 2003 Patriots
{Clip}: Patriots win second Super Bowl in three years

America's Game: 2001 Patriots
{Clip}: Dynasty starts with 2001 Patriots

A Football Life: 1995 Browns
{Clip}: Rocky start for Bill Belichick in Cleveland

America's Game: 1990 Giants
{Clip}: Belichick’s defensive gameplan key to Giants win



MEMORABLE PRESS CONFERENCES
{Coming Soon}

Aug. 9, 2017: Vince Wilfork Retirement

Aug. 31, 2009: Tedy Bruschi Retirement

Jan. 27, 2000: Named Head Coach of the New England Patriots

Feb. 5, 1991: Named Head Coach of the Cleveland Browns



 

BOOKS

THE ONLY OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHY OF BILL BELICHICK
New York Times Bestseller
THE EDUCATION OF A COACH
By Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Halberstam
Available in Hardcover, Paperback, Kindle, & Audible
Read an excerpt & listen to the author’s interview on WEEI

Published September 2018. Foreword by Bill Belichick.
Gridiron Genius: A Master Class in Winning Championships & Building Dynasties in the NFL
By former Patriots staff member Michael Lombardi
“Mike is one of the smartest people I have worked with. He has a thorough understanding not only of personnel but of coaching, team building, and the salary cap, too. His work ethic, attention to detail, and near-photographic memory made him both valuable and versatile to me at the two organizations at which we worked together. This is my chance to thank him for his contributions.”
~Bill Belichick, p. xi

 

The only writer given inside access
Patriot Reign: Bill Belichick, the Coaches, & the Players Who Built a Champion
By former Patriots beat writer Michael Holley

 

Reprint of the original 1962 edition
Football Scouting Methods
By his father Steve Belichick


 

STATS

Bill Belichick is the only man in NFL history to serve at least 20 seasons as an NFL assistant and NFL head coach

NFL Coaching Seasons: 44 (1975-present)

Patriots Career: 20 seasons (1996, 2000-present)

3-time Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year (2003, 2007, 2010)

HEAD COACHING RECORD
Career: 279-130
Regular Season: 251-119
Postseason: 28-11

 

MOST WINS AS HEAD COACH
Regular Season
Don Shula (328), George Halas (318), Bill Belichick (251), Tom Landry (250)

Regular Season + Postseason
Don Shula (347), George Halas (324), Bill Belichick (279), Tom Landry (270)

 

NFL RECORDS

5 seasons with 14 or more wins

7 seasons with 13 or more wins

12 seasons with 12 or more wins

15 seasons with 11 or more wins

15 consecutive seasons with 10 or more wins

15 division titles

9 consecutive division titles

NFL PLAYOFF RECORDS

39 playoff games as a head coach

28 playoff wins by a head coach

12 conference championship game appearances by a head coach

8 AFC championship wins by a head coach

7 consecutive season with a playoff win

SUPER BOWL RECORDS

11 Super Bowl appearances by a coach (head or assistant)

5 Super Bowl wins by a head coach

3 Super Bowl wins in a 4-year span

 

Updated Sept. 17, 2018