Bill Belichick Will Not Be Indulging Your Tebowmania

The coach's press conference was decidedly not illuminating.

By | Boston Daily |

Updated with video: As the New York Jets learned last season, with Tim Tebow the player comes Tim Tebow the media frenzy, a phenomenon that doesn’t interest some people, no one less than Old Stonewall Belichick. Indeed, the New England Patriots coach just gave the most Bill Belichickian press conference in recent memory. Though Belichick earlier denied reports that he “hates” Tim Tebow as a player, the New England Patriots coach could not have appeared less enthused to discuss his new acquisition with the enlarged scrum of reporters who came to see what was to be seen.

Belichick opened with a general statement in praise of Tebow. “Anything we do is what we feel is in the best interest of the team. Tim is a talented player that’s smart and works hard, so we’ll see how it goes.”

His next several answers included such illuminating expansions on that idea like, “I’ve answered that question twice,” and when asked how the team might use Tebow, “I don’t know, we’ll see.”

One brave reporter even attempted to inject some levity into the line of questioning, asking Old Bill, whose enthusiasm for this topic should by then have been pretty clear, if he supported “Tebowing,” the signature move wherein Tebow kneels down to pray. Belichick looked something like this:

And responded, “We’ve already talked enough about him.”

Ya burnt, press.

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