Latest Bill Belichick News

AP source: Clifford to return as head coach of the Hornets

Jun. 24, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Clifford is heading back to Charlotte. Clifford has agreed to a multiyear contract to return as head coach of the NBA’s Hornets, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity...

Raiders say system changes don't make them 'Patriots West'

Jun. 09, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — When Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis chose his new coach in January, he made it clear Josh McDaniels' success as an offensive coordinator in New England weighed heavily on his decision. “I’ve just always seen the Patriots as a team that not only...

Flores focused on new job with Steelers, not NFL lawsuit

Jun. 08, 2022 14:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brian Flores is trying to focus on the little picture, not the big one. So while the landmark class-action lawsuit Flores filed against the NFL and three teams in February over what he considers racist hiring practices winds its way through the legal system,...

Cam Newton on podcast: 'There's not 32 guys better than me'

Jun. 07, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

Cam Newton still considers himself one of the top 32 quarterbacks in the NFL. But Newton, who remains an unrestricted free agent while mandatory minicamps begin around the league, said people’s perception of him has changed largely because he put himself in bad situations the past...

Patriots' Damien Harris excited to get back on the field

Jun. 07, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Lining up at his customary position in the New England Patriots' backfield on Tuesday, Damien Harris felt a rush of adrenaline. “It’s a lot of fun just having the opportunity to come out here with this team, having all our guys back just brings all the...

2nd-year QB Mac Jones leaving something behind this year

May. 23, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Patriots wide receiver Kendrick Bourne probably needed to do a double take when he saw quarterback Mac Jones. Bourne noted that Jones is lacking something he brought with him when he arrived in New England as a first-round draft pick out of Alabama last...

Tom Brady to join Fox Sports when playing career ends

May. 10, 2022 10:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady will join Fox Sports as its lead football analyst once his playing career ends, the network said Tuesday. When that actually happens is unclear, because Brady recently changed his mind about retiring and said he plans to...

Patriots sign 8 undrafted rookies ahead of offseason program

May. 09, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots again added to their growing pipeline of former Alabama players, including defensive lineman LaBryan Ray among eight players signed Monday as undrafted free agents. With Ray the Patriots currently have six former Crimson Tide...

Patriots shore up OL, pick a QB and a couple more Joneses

Apr. 30, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

The New England Patriots picked up three players to protect quarterback Mac Jones and one to back him up. After making a surprising reach for Chattanooga guard Cole Strange in the first round of the NFL draft, the Patriots on Saturday added another guard, LSU's Chasen Hines, and...

Pats fill holes, adding Baylor WR Thornton, Houston CB Jones

Apr. 30, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots made a move to secure another weapon for second-year quarterback Mac Jones and addressed a hole in their secondary, trading up to select Baylor receiver Tyquan Thornton and adding Houston cornerback Marcus Jones on Day 2 of the NFL draft on Friday night. ...