During the Patriots parade on Tuesday, coach Bill Belichick tried to get a “NO DAYS OFF” chant going to a bunch of people who were taking the day off.
From the looks of the video, the crowd didn’t appear all that into the chant. Even his own players didn’t get the message as offensive lineman Nate Solder sent a tweet Wednesday morning that defies his coach’s demands.
The Patriots fell to 2-2 after a 41-14 blowout loss at Kansas City on Monday Night Football, which prompted some to predict demise of this dynasty. We all know what came next. New England went on to Cincinnati. Then the next team. And so on. New England finished 12-4 and beat Baltimore and Indianapolis in the AFC playoffs, although both wins were clouded with controversy. Deflategate was born. The Patriots shook that off to beat Seattle in Super Bowl XLIX with the help of a Malcolm Butler interception in the final minute. A little lucky. Maybe a little dirty. But the end was result was Bill Belichick and Tom Brady winning a fourth Super Bowl together.
The Raiders’ 1981 post-Super Bowl letdown was well-timed. Falling to 7-9 put Cheap Jerseys Wholesale China them in position to draft Marcus Allen with the 10th overall pick, and his brilliance was the primary reason the team returned two seasons later to win their third championship in an eight-year period. Because that run involved multiple coaches and multiple quarterbacks, it’s not often viewed as one of the NFL’s important dynasties. It Cheap Jerseys UK also didn’t help that the team moved during that time from Oakland to LA.