Brady ‘can’t ever imagine’ Belichick crying
|11.18.09 at 1:17 pm ET|
FOXBORO – Bill Belichick isn’t one to show emotions publicly so it was with some interest that he didn’t flatly deny ever shedding tears in front of his team the way this Sunday’s counterpart Rex Ryan reportedly did on Monday, following New York’s heartbreaking loss to the Jaguars.
“I’m sure that Rex will have them ready, which he does,” Belichick said. “He certainly had them ready in our first game and they played well against us. I’ve coached 35 years so I’ve probably covered most all the bases. I think I swore once, too.”
Tom Brady, on the other hand, was much more definitive about his head coach and whether he would ever expect to see any tears.
“I can’t ever imagine Coach Belichick doing that in front of us,” Brady said. “He coaches us pretty hard. Every coach has a different style. It’s an emotional game because I think we all put a lot into it every week.”
Every coach addresses his team every week, usually the day after a game to get them focused for the next team on the schedule. With Ryan, he was reported driven to tears on Monday when he did the same to his players.
“Physically, it’s pretty demanding,” Brady continued. “Psychologically, on weeks like this, it’s pretty demanding. You try to convey a message and our coach always conveys a message of truth. ‘This is how I feel. This is the truth and this is what we need to do.’ I think we always find a way of responding to that.”
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