Bill Belichick: 'Combination of factors'

Updated: October 7, 2010, 7:58 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Randy Moss spoke of each other in reverential terms in separate news conferences Thursday. But both were vague about the circumstances that led to the receiver's trade from New England to Minnesota on Wednesday.

While Belichick was not forthcoming about the reasons for the trade -- saying only there was "a combination of factors" that went into the decision -- he did rule out discipline problems and contract issues as factors. ...

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