FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – Bill Belichick says he “absolutely” intends to return as New England Patriots coach next season despite reports of turmoil involving himself, quarterback Tom Brady and owner Robert Kraft.
Belichick said Tuesday he had nothing to add to the joint statement from the three last week in response to an ESPN report detailing an array of tension.READ MORE: North Texas Parents Consider Whether Or Not To Have Their 12 To 15-Year-Olds Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Asked about another report of his interest in coaching the New York Giants, the Patriots coach said he is focused on New England’s playoff game Saturday night against Tennessee.READ MORE: Dallas Firefighters Put Out 3-Alarm Fire At 15-Story Terrace House High Rise
The ESPN story highlighted purported disputes concerning Brady’s personal body coach and a supposed difference between Kraft and Belichick over the decision to trade backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. The story implied Brady has taken issue with a lack of praise from Belichick this season.MORE NEWS: 'It Felt Like Our Accomplishments Weren’t As Valued': Hockaday Girls' Lacrosse Championship A Bitter-Sweet Experience Compared To Jesuit Dallas Boys'
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