HomeFootball ZoneBill Belichick Offers Glimpse Into Patriots Practice In A Film Breakdown
Bill Belichick Offers Glimpse Into Patriots Practice In A Film Breakdown
October 9, 2019
The New England
Patriots played the Washington Redskins, and head coach Bill Belichick has the
perfect review. “The Belichick Breakdown” is a weekly video feature starring
the best coach in the NFL and radio personality Scott Zolak.
These two talk a few minutes about the biggest plays from previous games, and Belichick points out to the best parts of every game. In this week’s piece, they talked about Brandon Bolden’s 29-yard touchdown catch from quarterback Tom Brady in the third quarter.
shows how much goes into one football play. The Patriots’ shift of Bolden in
the backfield made a big change to the Washington defense. The Redskins
adjusted their linebacker assignments, and the Patriots had a favorable game
with Bolden running a wheel route out of the backfield matched up with a slower
The head coach pointed out that Bolden’s play was something that materialized from the last play of practice in the week leading up to Sunday. It’s an incredible review, and we can definitely learn something from this.
The Patriots are off to another game. They have the New York Giants next on the list.
“It’s a combination. A: Understanding of the Giants and getting mentally ready,” the head coach said. “They have a very challenging schemes on offense, defense, and special teams. We saw them earlier in the preseason but that really didn’t do much. The mental part of it is challenging, certainly the physical part of it. When you think about, tonight’s Wednesday and we play on Sunday. It’s a lot for the players to rebound from.
“I’m sure they will do everything they can to be as physically
ready as possible. So it’s a combination of two things, you have to just
balance it. One without the other is not enough so you have to try and get
both. We will do the best we can on short notice and the players will do the
best that they can to get ready in the less amount of time that they normally
have. It’s the same time the Giants have, it’s the same for both teams. [We
will] do the best we can to be ready to go.”