When the New England Patriot’s head coach’s career (especially with the Patriots), his relationship with Rex Ryan and history with the Jets, is considered, the big victory over the Jets on Thanksgiving Day must have been personally very satisfying.
The 49-19 New England Patriots triumph over the New York Jets on Thanksgiving Day gave Bill Belichick his 200th career win. Belichick is only the eighth coach in the National Football League’s (NFL) 92-year history to achieve this benchmark.
In this game, which is the Patriots last match of the season with the Jets, they scored 35 second-quarter points. They scored 21 of those points in 52 seconds. Those five touchdowns, Jet’s head coach Rex Ryan said, were something “almost impossible to do.” He described, prior to the game, Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady as “a once-in-a-generation type quarterback.” In October he said, “I don’t think I’m the best head coach in the league, I think he [Belichick] is.” So, for whatever the reasons might be, this time around it was a different story: Ryan and Belichick actually did say nice things about each other.
Up to this point, however …
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