• Bill Belichick once changed his mind on hiring an assistant when the coach wanted check with his wife first

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Along with Bill Belichick and Tom Brady, one of the most recognizable faces on the New England Patriots sideline over the past several seasons has been that of bearded defensive coordinator Matt Patricia.
    Often seen scowling on the sidelines with a pencil poking out from his backwards hat, Patricia has worked under Belichick's tutelage since 2004. Over that stretch, he has risen from a low-level "offensive coaching assistant" to roles coaching the linebackers, and the safeties, and then, in 2012, to running the defense.
    But according to Tim Rohan of the MMQB , back in '04 Patricia nearly...
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