Video – Distraught Bill Belichick Rubs His Head in Shock as New England Patriots Succumb to a New Low After the Brady Era

Published 11/12/2023, 3:00 PM EST

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New England is going through a rough patch. And Bill Belichick doesn’t hide his frustration as the Patriots struggle in the absence of Tom Brady. Dov Kleiman’s social media post strongly implies that Brady played a pivotal role in the team’s success, emphasizing his influence on the Patriots’ dynasty.

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In a revealing video shared by an NFL insider, Belichick’s distressed demeanor raises the question: is this the end of his era? In an international showdown, the Colts emerge victorious over the Patriots in Germany, with Belichick sidelining Mac Jones for Bailey Zappe.

Watch as the Patriots coach Bill Belichick rubs his head in shock!

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Dov Kleiman, voicing concerns on platform X, asks, “Is this how the Bill Belichick era ends with the Patriots? 2-8 and a fake-spike INT? Robert Kraft can’t possibly overlook this.” Football insider Kleiman asserts, “It’s clear now more than ever, Brady was the force behind the dynasty.”

The Patriots’ 2-8 record marks a new low following the conclusion of the GOAT Brady era. This downturn in performance has left one of the all-time great coaches, Belichick, visibly shocked on the field. Following the Patriots’ 10-6 loss to the Colts, Zappe faced a formidable challenge and took a moment to reflect on the game-deciding interception.

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The QB attempted a last-minute comeback, connecting with Hunter Henry and Demario Douglas to advance the team. However, Zappe’s ambitious fake spike play into triple-coverage led to an interception by Rodney Thomas. This play ultimately sealed the Colts’ 10-6 victory. Post-game, the QB elaborated on the entire scenario, providing insights into the crucial moments that shaped the outcome.

Zappe’s hesitation precedes his honesty

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When questioned about the decision, Zappe hesitates and admits, “I can’t say what I want to say.” Reflecting on the moment, he acknowledges a missed opportunity to play it safe and extend the chance for another shot. In an interview with ESPN’s Mike Reiss, Zappe’s candid assessment sheds light on the strategic choice and the internal dilemma he faced during the critical moment.

Attempting to accelerate the clock, Zappe explains, “We figured the play that we had, the fake spike, with trying to catch the defense off-guard.” He said, it worked, but he forced it, “That worked, but it was kind of me just trying to force it, trying to make a play to get us ahead of the time.” 24 YO QB also realized he should’ve thrown it incomplete, lived for the next down, and taken another shot.

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Therefore, Zappe’s honest reflection provides insight into the strategic decisions and the internal conflict he grappled with in a pivotal moment for the Patriots.

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