Bill Belichick is as well known for his painfully awkward press conferences as he is for his brilliant strategic mind. He revels in it. Belichick offers the press less-than-nothing on a weekly basis, and never does live TV interviews.
Wild Bill departed from The Patriot Way today at the NFL Combine when he popped into the press box for a little air time with Rich Eisen and ex-Patriot favorite Wille McGiniest.
It was later confirmed that Belichick was not held at gunpoint during the broadcast.
The Hoodie reminisced with McGiniest about their respective treatment in Indy, given their near decade rivalry with the Colts. Coach said his treatment has gotten considerably better after his failed pass attempt on 4 and 2 helped lose a 2009 Monday Night classic in Indy.
Belichick agreeing to a pop-in interview is landing the White Whale. Here’s the video evidence: