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Pettine: Belichick obtained Jets' playbook

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick smiles

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There’s a good chance Bill Belichick got his hands on the Jets’ defensive secrets, according to new Browns head coach Mike Pettine. 

Pettine, the Jets defensive coordinator from 2009-2012, hinted in an interview with Sports Illustrated’s MMQB that the Patriots head coach likely obtained the Jets’ playbook from Alabama coach Nick Saban.

Pettine said during Wes Welker’s 2012...

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Browns hire ex-Jets DC Mike Pettine as their head coach

FILE - In this July 31, 2013, file

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The Cleveland Browns announced Thursday that they have hired former Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine as their new head coach.

Pettine, who spent four seasons as Rex Ryan's defensive coordinator, bolted for Buffalo at the end of the 2012 season.

“We are thrilled to announce Mike Pettine as the new head coach of the Cleveland Browns,” said owner Jimmy Haslam. “Mike is the epitome...

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