Belichick’s Critics’ Flawed Thinking

After the loss to the Jets on Sunday, pundits were quick to criticise Bill Belichick, after the Pats coach elected to kick off at the start of overtime.

On NFL.com’s flagship podcast, “Around the NFL“, Gregg Rosenthal said, “It’s crazy to risk the chance of Tom Brady not seeing the field”.

ESPN’s Rich Cimini called the decision “a gift” to the Jets.

In this post, I’m going to argue two things:

#1: Rosenthal, Cimini and all the others are using faulty thinking.


#2: Belichick probably (more…)