Revealed Jan 06, 2020
Jan 06, 2020 IST
Invoice Belichick as soon as once more refused to be drawn with regards to Tom Brady’s future on Sunday, insisting the New England Patriots will cope with it “in some unspecified time in the future in time”.
Talking to the media the day after the Patriots’ residence playoff defeat to the Tennessee Titans, Belichick declared his pleasure at how onerous the workforce had labored all through the season, successful the AFC East with a 12-Four report.
Unsurprisingly, nevertheless, the six-time Tremendous Bowl-winning head coach was requested about his long-time quarterback, somebody he described as an “iconic determine” within the organisation.
Brady had mentioned within the aftermath of the 20-13 loss that retirement was “fairly unlikely”. The 42-year-old is about to turn into a free agent in March and there was hypothesis he might finish his lengthy affiliation with New England to play elsewhere.
Requested if he had a timeline in thoughts for when he deliberate to maintain discussions with Brady, Belichick replied: “No.”
He then mentioned throughout the press convention: “I do know it is on the market [the question about Brady’s future], identical to there are plenty of issues on the market. We might deliver up 50 questions like that one, however I’ve informed you my standing on that. You’ll be able to ask all 50 of them however it’s going to be the identical reply 50 occasions.
“I am not going to speak plenty of issues in regards to the future as a result of I am not ready to speak about it.”
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Belichick, who additionally mentioned that “no person respects Tom greater than I do”, opted to not present any replace on his personal future with the Pats, as an alternative reflecting on the marketing campaign that had simply come to an finish.
“We’re lower than 12 hours from the tip of the sport. No one has thought in regards to the future, everyone has been targeted on Miami, then Tennessee. That’s the place all the main focus ought to have been – and it was,” he mentioned in his opening assertion.
“No matter is sooner or later we are going to cope with in some unspecified time in the future in time – we’re actually not going to cope with it now. It’s all the time a troublesome ending to the yr, however we misplaced to a workforce who was somewhat higher than us final evening.”
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