Every team's roster is blank. Every owner's suite is unoccupied. Every GM's office is empty. Every head coach's film room is unused. You have the No. 1 overall pick in the Total Free Agency Draft. Who do you take?
In the pressure of the moment against the archrival Colts, Patriots coach Bill Belichick forgot how to do the football math. He flunked a test he never should have given himself, Gene Wojciechowski writes.
Whenever the subject of facing his mentor Bill Belichick and the Patriots arose, Broncos coach Josh McDaniels played it straight. But after an OT victory, here was no hiding his elation, writes Gene Wojciechowski.
So much of who and what Bill Belichick is today as head coach of the fabulously successful Patriots can be retraced to who and what he was as head coach of the mostly unsuccessful Browns, Gene Wojciechowski writes.