Friday, January 21, 2005

Greatest 4-year Stretch in NFL History?



If Belichick musters up another Super Bowl Trophy, can this possibly be the greatest 4-year stretch of any NFL Head Coach?

15 Comments:

Blogger RED said...

If Belichick can win the Super Bowl this year then yes that would have to be the greatest 4 year run in NFL history. Nobody has ever won 3 super bowls in 4 years so it would have to go to him. Belichick is a defensive master mind and what he did last week to Indy was crippling.

I am sure that the Patriots will have no problems playing against the Steelers this weekend. In fact I'm predicting a shut out for the Patriots defense. If they can hold the Colts to 3 points then the Steelers should be in negotives. Too bad that can't happen so I predict the score to be 20-0 Pats!

10:59 AM  
Blogger Steve said...

If he does achieve the Super Bowl, how can you not say this was the greatest 4-year stretch by an NFL head coach? Let's examine!

48-16, 2 Super bowls thus far, 7-0 in the post season, back-to-back 14-2 seasons (which will probably be associated with back-to-back Super Bowl wins). But to add that 3rd Super Bowl title would make this stretch unprecedented.

Not even Shanahan’s run when the Broncos won back-to-back Super Bowl titles was as good as this…a very close 2nd, but not quite as good. Think of any other coach so we can debate their best 4-year stretch.

11:00 AM  
Blogger PatsFan12 said...

Thanks for visiting my blog Red, glad to see such a wonderful subject on your sports junkies blog. As a Patriots fan myself, I would have to agree this is the greatest 4 year run by any coach in the history of the nfl. I also think that if by the finger of God that the Pats don't win the Super Bowl this year, this 4 year run will still be the greatest. I also like your prediction Red. Though I don't think the Patriots can keep the Steelers scoreless, the Pats will win this game 27-10 and beat the Eagles 28-17 in the Super Bwol. Keep it real Red, your site rocks, I'm out!

11:10 AM  
Blogger Jason Weitzel said...

Thanks for stopping by BPF and for the good words.

It's hard to argue what Belichick has done with the Patriots. I can't remember being as impressed as I was Sunday watching the Pats hold Indy - one of the best offenses in history - to 3 points.

If they go on to win the SuperBowl, beating my boys the Eagles, I'd put him in the Hall.

11:39 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Bill Walsh from 81-84 won 2 super bowls and would have won 3 if it werent for a strike.

T

11:57 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

65,66,67 - Vince Lombardi 1 World Championship and 2 Super Bowls


T

11:59 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Pats 24, Pitts 21. Game on a last second viniateri field goal. Superbowl will be a little less exciting, Pats 27, Philly 17

2:57 PM  
Blogger Peter said...

It's a pretty amazing stretch...but there's plenty of work to be done...we still need to win a game Sunday just to get to the Super Bowl again. But man, is there a better coach in any sport right now?

5:25 PM  
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5:32 PM  
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11:06 PM  
Blogger Corey said...

Greatest three year stretch? No...Because you have to include the 2002 Patriots in the bunch...

Remember them? Yeah they finished 9-7 and didn't even make the playoffs..

The best four-year period is (unfortunately) the Dallas Cowboys of 92-95...Let's see

1992: 13-3, Super Bowl Champs
1993: 12-4, Super Bowl Champs
1994: 12-4, Lost in NFC Championship
1995: 12-4, Super Bowl Champs..

So they were one game away from being four-time champions with a 10-1 postseason record...The Patriots have been a great, but they don't hold up to the Cowboys.

12:33 PM  
Blogger RED said...

True... But as for a 4 year stretch for a coach, Bilecheck will be better if they can win again this year. Barry Switzer won the last SB for the Cowgirls.

4:41 PM  
Blogger Corey said...

Nah, gotta make the playoffs each of the years. Winning three out of a four as an organization is nice, but no playoffs in 2002 is an albatross and it should be.

11:10 PM  
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11:43 AM  
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