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Tannenbaum: Bill Belichick’s History Highlights Flaws in Hiring Process

Several former NFL coaches and general managers shared stories on this week’s 33rd Team Call about the ins and outs of hiring coaches. What are the traits teams are looking for when hiring a head coach?

It’s safe to say that a veteran coach who made the playoffs in his first stint as a head coach and won two Super Bowls as a defensive coordinator would be in high demand, right?

Strangely enough, not so much.

Former Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum shared this story about how many times Bill Belichick was interviewed for a head coaching job in the three years prior to getting hired by the Patriots in 2000.

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