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Patriots' Bill Belichick: A Tireless Head Coach06:31
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds the AFC Championship trophy as he celebrates with head coach Bill Belichick after the AFC championship win against the Pittsburgh Steelers. (Matt Slocum/AP)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady holds the AFC Championship trophy as he celebrates with head coach Bill Belichick after the AFC championship win against the Pittsburgh Steelers. (Matt Slocum/AP)
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Sunday is Super Bowl LI, and it will be the Patriots' seventh appearance to the NFL's biggest game under head coach Bill Belichick. But even if Pats fans are feeling very confident about Sunday, Belichick isn't underestimating the Atlanta Falcons:

They're averaging 40 points in the playoffs. They're the highest scoring team in the league through a 16 game regular season schedule. which is, says a lot right there. So they're consistent. they're really good and they're consistent. They move the ball and hang up a lot of points every week. So obviously it will be the biggest challenge of the year, the best offensive team that we've faced. we'll have our hands full. we know that.

This will mark Belichick's 17th year with the Patriots — but despite being one of the oldest coaches in the NFL, he is not signalling that he plans to retire any time soon.

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Alex Speier, sports writer for the Boston Globe. He tweets @alexspeier.

This segment aired on February 2, 2017.

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