New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick doesn’t say much, but when he does, the football world listens.
Belichick, who is gearing up for a game Sunday night against the Kansas City Chiefs, told the media Tuesday that he’s impressed with Brady’s forthcoming opponent, Patrick Mahomes. (RELATED: NFL Week 5: Here Are The Best Moments You Might Have Missed)
“He gets the ball to all of his receivers quick, quick release, sees things quickly, can extend plays,” Belichick said, according to the Boston Herald. “[He’s] got a great arm, got a fabulous arm, can throw the ball out of the stadium. He makes good decisions, accurate, gets the ball out on time.”
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Belichick couldn’t resist getting into the nitty gritty of the game, adding, “The further the quarterback can throw it then the more you’ve got to defend. If the ball is on their 20-yard line you’ve still got to defend to the goal line against him. He can rip it.”
We’re going to have to wait and see just who the better quarterback — and team — is on Thursday. With Brady entering his 16th season as a starter, and Mahomes in the midst of his first, it’s anyone’s game. (RELATED: Bill Belichick Has Won Something More Important Than The Super Bowl)
The Patriots face the Chiefs on Sunday at 8:20 p.m.