FOXBORO, Mass. — New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick earned multiple mentions from President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday during a dinner for campaign donors.
Trump said Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who was in attendance, is under no pressure because he has a great quarterback in Tom Brady and a great head coach in Belichick. Trump also said he learned his work ethic from Belichick.
Belichick, who wrote a letter to Trump before the 2016 presidential election, was asked Friday morning about being mentioned by Trump.
“I mean really just — we have a big game,” Belichick said.
It’s no surprise Belichick has a singular focus on the Pittsburgh Steelers with the AFC Championship Game two days away.
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