“Congratulations men, that’s a good week of preparation, played a lot of good football,” said head coach Bill Belichick to the players after the win. “Just keep doing what we’re doing. Keep getting better each week, and expect the competition to get better this week. That’s the way it is this time of year.”
Belichick continued: “Great job today, men. Give them credit. That’s a good football team you beat. They battled us all the way. That’s a good football team, but you were the better ones today. That’s why we’re moving on.”
The head coach is certainly right about the competition getting better. The Patriots face their biggest test of the season in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, when they will face the No. 1 seed Kansas City Chiefs on the road at Arrowhead Stadium.
It’s easy to feel as confident as ever in this team after the way they manhandled the Chargers on Sunday. Even then, Belichick is expecting his team to get even better.
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