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Welker: Belichick nicer due to 'lady in his life'

Posted on: January 31, 2012 3:23 pm
Edited on: January 31, 2012 3:36 pm
 
Welker thinks Belichick's happy because of a 'lady in his life.' (Ryan Wilson, CBSSports.com)
By Will Brinson

INDIANAPOLIS -- By all accounts, the version of Bill Belichick that showed up at this year's Super Bowl is a kinder, gentler version of the Hoodie. Or funnier. Whatever it is, Belichick's clearly in a chipper mood this week.

But what's the cause? Well, Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker has one theory: Belichick's dating life.

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"I don’t know, I think he’s enjoying himself," Welker said when asked about Belichick's demeanor.  "I think he’s got a lady in his life, so that could definitely be the case; I don’t know.  We’re just coming here to try and win a ballgame.  However we do that or whatever demeanor we have to take, that’s what it’s going to be."

It's entirely possible that Welker's right. (You should've seen how cynical I was before Mrs. Brinson.) But just to make sure, we asked him again.

"A lot of people have been asking me that," Welker said laughing. "I attribute it to Linda, personally."

This isn't Welker's first run-in with sly press conference humor. The dude knows how to slip a joke or two into a media appearance and have a little fun. But it's not the kind of thing you'd hear from all the Patriots -- Deion Branch, asked about his thoughts on Belichick's demeanor, was a little surprised at Welker's theory.

"He said what?" Branch said before busting out laughing. "I don't know. That's what Welker said? Coach told us to have fun, but not that much fun."


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Comments

Since: Apr 18, 2009
Posted on: February 1, 2012 2:09 am
 

Welker: Belichick nicer due to 'lady in his life'

Did Sandusky wear a hoodie ?



Since: Apr 18, 2009
Posted on: February 1, 2012 1:57 am
 

Welker: Belichick nicer due to 'lady in his life'

The thing about Belichik going into this Super Bowl is he has hinted at, and I believe he maintains that Eli was in the grass on that fateful play, and drive that led to the TD that eventually put away the Patriots. I watch him speak, and if he thinks this, somewhere in the recesses of his mind, he will make an error in judgement to not take a gamble, he normally would, or to do something to take it out of the officials hands as much as possible. And, that could well be the difference here. Maybe that last Super Bowl is entirely relevant.



Since: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: January 31, 2012 4:55 pm
 

Welker: Belichick nicer due to 'lady in his life'

Stop lying Brinson. Nobody believes you've ever even touched a woman, let alone that you're married. All the nerds on the internet always talk about their imaginary girlfriends and lives.



Since: Oct 22, 2007
Posted on: January 31, 2012 4:34 pm
 

Welker: Belichick nicer due to 'lady in his life'

Welker's in trouble.  lol



Since: Jan 2, 2012
Posted on: January 31, 2012 4:24 pm
 

Welker: Belichick nicer due to 'lady in his life'

No... he must have gotten some new hoodies for Christmas.



Since: Dec 22, 2011
Posted on: January 31, 2012 4:19 pm
 

Welker: Belichick nicer due to 'lady in his life'

I meant to spell Seriously! Sorry.



Since: Dec 22, 2011
Posted on: January 31, 2012 4:17 pm
 

Welker: Belichick nicer due to 'lady in his life'

Heck, I thought Bill was gay. Seriuosly! I'm wrong. Sorry Bill!


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