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#pounditSunday, July 21, 2024

Video: Belichick/Mangini Postgame Handshake, Belichick a Jerk Again

Whenever the Jets and Patriots meet, the postgame handshake is a big deal. Mangini’s used to coach for the Patriots under Belichick until he got the Jets job and decided to blow the lid off the whole “Spygate” issue last year. That pissed Belichick off something good as you could imagine, and since that point, their postgame handshake hasn’t exactly been a matter of exchanging pleasantries. In fact, spygate or not, we found out that Belichick has a history of snubbing people in postgame handshakes dating back to his days with the Browns. As you could imagine, particularly after losing at home to the Jets, Bill Belichick wasn’t exactly the most gracious of losers following the game:

I love the way Mangini tries to hold on extra long to emphasize what a jerk Belichick is. He wasn’t letting him go, wanted his moment of satisfaction. Of course we all know the difference-maker in this one — and it wasn’t the coaches. No Brady + Favre = victory for the Jets. Of course I’m still wondering what happened to that formula the first time around …


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