After 24 seasons, 6 Super Bowls, Bill Belichick and Patriots 'part ways'

The head coach of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick, has left the team after an amazing 24 years. Under his direction, the Patriots have won six Super Bowls. 

During his time with the Patriots, Belichick was able to make his dream of building a championship-winning football team come true, which had not been seen before in the NFL.

The news came out on Thursday, January 11, 2024. "I'll always be a Patriot," Belichick said, showing how much he loved the Patriots. I can't wait to come back here. We're going to move on now, though. I'm excited about the future and look forward to it.

Robert Kraft, the owner of the Patriots, thanked Belichick for his work and said, "Bill has taught me a lot over those years, and we had high hopes for what we could do together." It looks like we were the only ones with those hopes, and I think it's safe to say we surpassed them.

In the first six minutes, the Suns took a 24–14 lead, which was a good start for them. Being able to shoot so well from beyond the line helped the Suns win. 

This season, Belichick, who is 71 years old, became only the third coach in NFL history to win 300 regular-season games. Don Shula and George Halas are the other two. 

 With 333 wins, including the playoffs, Belichick is second only to Shula in terms of the most wins by a coach. But the Patriots finished the season 4-13, which was Belichick's worst record as an NFL head coach in 29 years.

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