Like a son finally standing up to a domineering father, Belichick tells the Jets (and Parcells) to stuff it by resigning as “HC of the NYJ” on a napkin. That leads to a years-long rift between the two friends as Belichick achieves greatness in New England while Parcells’ Hall of Fame career peters out with the Cowboys. The two eventually make peace on a Nantucket golf course, but former linebacker Bryan Cox gets off one of the best lines in the documentary when he notes: “This family is dysfunctional.”
Belichick does come as close as he’s able to an apology in the documentary when he tells Parcells, “I would say, from my standpoint, I wish I had gone directly to you and just cleared the air. … There was more silence than there needed to be.”
ESPN forces one cringeworthy moment when interviewers urge the two old coaches to express their “love” for each other. What is this, “Dr. Phil”? What is the need from modern media to ask — no, force — adults to emote on camera? These are two field general coaches from the Lombardi school. As Parcells notes, “sensitivity” didn’t play a big role in the success of the ’80s Giants.
Peppers played most of the 2017 season with a brace on his right shoulder. He still managed to rack up 11 sacks to move into fourth all time with 154 1/2. The North Carolina native, who has spent nine seasons with the Panthers, said in an Instagram post his surgery went “smooth” and he is recovering well.
Peppers is not under contract for 2018 and has not revealed whether he will play or call it a career.
As all good GMs do, Roseman also found hidden gems such as undrafted running back Corey Clement, who had four receptions for 100 yards and a touchdown against the Patriots. Roseman made other key trades such as the pick-up of top corner Ronald Darby and running back Jay Ajayi.
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