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Bill Belichick, rules changes and a bake sale!

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick leaves

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- We all know how much Bill Belichick loves using cameras on the football field. Now he’s imploring the NFL to add more of them. And he has figured out a way to pay for them, too!

Belichick is behind a proposal at this week's NFL Annual Meetings that would place cameras on all six boundary lines on the field: the two sidelines, the two goal lines, and the two end lines. One...

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Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond agrees with Belichick on Welker's hit on Talib

The Seattle Seahawks' Byron Maxwell, right, smiles as

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Renton WA – Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond said he and his teammates are ready for the kind of plays that Bill Belichick this week called “one of the worst plays I’ve seen.” And he said that the perpetrator of that play, Wes Welker, gets away with it because of his stature in the league.

It was a play in which Broncos wide receiver Welker came across the field and hit Patriots cornerback...

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Bill Belichick's coaching tree grows

Belichick, pictured, says the Patriots will learn from

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Another Bill Belichick disciple will get a try as an NFL head coach, as Bill O'Brien takes the reins in Houston after leaving Penn State.

O'Brien succeeds Eric Mangini, Josh McDaniels, Romeo Crennel and Nick Saban as Belichick assistants who went on to become NFL head coaches. But all four failed to get it done in the pros. Saban, of course, went on to become an extraordinary college head...

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