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Belichick flunked his open-book test

Patriots genius puts himself in a corner with faulty logic

Originally Published: November 16, 2009
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

The New England Patriots should be 7-2 today. They should be getting treatment for welts caused by postgame backslaps. They should be basking in the afterglow of going to Indianapolis and beating Peyton Manning and the Colts at Hearing Loss Stadium.

Instead, they're 6-3 and getting treatment for shock. Not only did they lose a game but they probably lost something more important: home-field advantage in the AFC playoffs.

And oh, by the way, it's all Bill Belichick's fault.

Maybe ...

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