The Wells Report itself in trying to cover "up a manufactured scandal ridiculed on multiple levels "a manufactured scandal ridiculed on multiple levels the Federal Court and upheld not on the basis of proving guilt but because the CBA grants the Commissioner the authority to punish players arbitrarily and in the absence of any evidence due process or basic fairness whatsoeverIt is an absolutely pathetic effort and emblematic of the decline of ESPN and its prioritization of sensationalism above all else I ve always been a Fan of Ian O Connors work I think what makes this book so good is it is very balanced The author shows both his flaws and strengths This book includes a lot of information about Belichick that I was unaware of The Patriot Way is to be very stingy with information so I m guessing the author had some excellent sources and really researched his subject I was especially taken by the human side of Belichick the author paints such as the 100 hand shakes While Belichick and his methods have been written about a gazillion times this book is definitely worth it I loved it and I am not a Patriot fan The issue with this book is that it fills no real need If you are a football nerd there is almost no new material in this book for you Belichick is a football savant Belichick is a erk Belichick plays fast and loose with the rules Belichick is a decent person outside of football Other than a small amount of info regarding the 2017 2018 period there is little in this book that isn t well known to football fans And if you aren t a football fan I m not sure why you would be reading a biography of someone as one dimensional as BBHalberstam s Education of a Coach covered most of this material and probably did it betterBottom line I didn t finish this book with any appreciable t finish this book with any appreciable in understanding of Belichick or what makes him tick. L Belichick only as the hooded genius of the Patriots a team shrouded in victory and controversy But there is so much from the hidden tensions and deep layers to his relationship with Tom Brady to his sometimes frosty dealings with owner Robert Kraft and to the surprising camaraderie he shares with the team This is a man who has many facets and ultimately has created a notorious football dynasty Based on exhaustive research and countless interviews this audiobook circles around Belichick to tell his full story for the first time and presents an incisive portrait of a mastermind at work. .
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For the true patriots fan My brother is a die hard pats fan I am not but we cannot leave behind what this coach I am not but we cannot leave behind what this coach accomplished Nothing much new But still a book about the greatest coach ever Bears fan This book provided great insight into the coach who has dominated the NFL for two decades The additional insights on how the Patriots operate how Belicheck was raised and other stories from games make this a truly insightful page turner I am a Falcons fan but I am also an Alabama fan and #I enjoyed hearing the behind the scenes connections between the Patriots and # enjoyed hearing the behind the scenes connections between the Patriots and Super Bowl and the Belicheck Saban connection I don t like the Patriots but I do respect and enjoy reading about what makes exceptional organizations tick and this "book provided some of that information as well Great overall read "provided some of that information as well Great overall read book is a hatchet Their Convenient Amish Marriage (Pinecraft Homecomings job pure and simple Ian O Conner is a hackournalist with an axe to grind Don t waste your money Are you interested in what makes this one of a kind unbelievably successful coach tick This is the book that takes you from his Dad s great influence on him through his Super Bowl wins spygate and the deflated football scandals and everything in between This 455 page documentary pulls no punches and takes no prisoners You get the whole story good bad and sometimes ugly but always a page turner If you love the Patriots read this book if you don t you will still want to get the full all sides of the story analysis by the man who dug deep and long to get it right A must read for all football fans friends in New England and enemies everywhere else of the Pats alike I am a pats fan and wanted to like the book However seemed like a rehash of old news stories with no value added Happy A man that doesn t really say much in interviews this book gives an insight into the man that is. From a New York Times best selling author the definitive biography of the NFL’s most enigmatic controversial and yet successful coach Bill Belichick Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFL the infamously dour face of one of the winningest franchises in sports As head coach of the New England Patriots he’s led the team to five Super Bowl championship trophies In this revelatory new and robust biography listeners will come to understand and see Belichick’s full life in football from watching Naval Academy games as a kid with his player scout father to mas. Responsible to creating one of the strongest teams in NFL historyWell written and accessible a must for all Pats fans This book provides lots of detail "ABOUT BELICHICK BUT IS INCOMPLETE ON "Belichick but is incomplete on two matters that are most important to the majority of people who would want to read about him First who is responsible for The Patriots success Belichick or Brady The author provides some insights but they conflict When every other team was uninterested in drafting Brady Belichick s uarterback coach recognized that Brady would become one of the greatest uarterbacks ever to play But after Brady does lead The Patriots to 6 Super Bowl wins the author has unnamed Patriots coaches say that any number of other NFL uarterbacks could have done as well or better in The Patriots system The second issue is Belichick s failure to play Malcolm Butler in the Super Bowl Insight into that would be the ultimate accomplishment and although this book addresses the uestion it provides no insight The only original material contained in this book is the opinions of friends players colleagues and contemporaries of Belichick The bulk of the book is superficial descriptions of the pivotal games in Belichick s career with insights recycled from the countless documentaries and NFL Films specials that most Patriots know by heart It is a compilation of all the information already released than an original work leaning heavily on Halberstam s Education of a Coach a far superior workThe chapters covering the Deflategate scandal expose what can only be described as either gross incompetence or a predetermined agenda to smear Brady Countless pieces of exculpatory evidence are ignored the fact that Brady asked Ted Wells for permission to destroy his phone which was granted is glaringly #Omitted The Whole Section # The whole section as biased as. Terminding two Super Bowl winning game plans as defensive coordinator for the Giants and to his dramatic leap to the Patriots where he has made history Veteran sports writer and award winning author Ian O’Connor delves into the mind of the man who has earned a place among coaching legends like Lombardi Halas and Paul Brown presenting sides of Belichick that have previously been unexplored O’Connor discovers how this legendary coach shaped the people he met and worked with in ways perhaps even Belichick himself doesn’t know Those who follow and love pro football know Bil.