Bill Belichick has cultivated a reputation as the most stoic coach in the NFL by mumbling his way through press conferences and generally not displaying emotion, but what does he look like when he’s genuinely happy?
We have our answer, courtesy of an NFL Films video that captured Belichick shedding his “On to Cincinnati” persona for one of unrecognizable pure joy as he hugged his assistants and shouted, “We’re champs!” over and over again after the final whistle of Super Bowl LIII.
Belichick does actually possess real human emotions, even if it takes winning a Super Bowl to do it. Don’t expect this to carry over into the first press conference next season.
Pretty positive @Edelman11 just called @Patriots Coach Belichick Grandpa.
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