Stephon Gilmore backs Bill Belichick after watching ‘The Dynasty’

Stephon Gilmore backs Bill Belichick after watching ‘The Dynasty’ originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

Apple TV+’s “The Dynasty” docuseries chronicling the New England Patriots’ unprecedented 20 years of success hasn’t sat well with several key members of the historic run.

The most common criticism of the 10-part series is its negative portrayal of longtime head coach Bill Belichick. Controversial subjects such as his deteriorated relationship with quarterback Tom Brady, his friendship with former president Donald Trump, and the bizarre Super Bowl benching of Malcolm Butler overshadowed the legacy he built as arguably the greatest coach in NFL history.

Many ex-Patriots including Julian Edelman, Matthew Slater, Devin McCourty, and Rodney Harrison ripped “The Dynasty” for focusing on the negatives. On Friday, Stephon Gilmore joined the list of players who believe Belichick was portrayed unfairly.

After completing the series, the former Pats cornerback took to social media with high praise for his former head coach. You can read his posts below:

Just watched The Dynasty. Bill was the greatest coach I’ve ever been around. Don’t let that fool you. I’ll never forget we were a predominantly man team during the 2018 season all the way up to the Super Bowl. When we played the Rams we switched to Zone.

— The Gilly Lock (@BumpNrunGilm0re) April 12, 2024

No coach would switch what they did all season in a big game like that

— The Gilly Lock (@BumpNrunGilm0re) April 12, 2024

Or Him telling me to play trail technique in buffalo because the Quarterback can’t throw against the wind when i was following a big time receiver. If you ever played corner that’s not a good feeling playing trail technique. I shut the WR down to 0 catches .

— The Gilly Lock (@BumpNrunGilm0re) April 12, 2024

Episode 10 of “The Dynasty” spotlighted Belichick’s spectacular coaching performance vs. the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII. As Gilmore mentions, Belichick switched his defense from…


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