Patriots’ Insider, Mike Reiss, of ESPN Boston joined the show the day before Thanksgiving, so Aaron and Mark made sure to hit him with the hard-hitting questions.
I was getting a little frosty with company at this point at which time, “Not Cousin” Pam said the magic words that no sports fan wants to hear during a big game: “who cares, it’s just a game.” This went over about as well as the Bumpus hounds eating the Parker family’s turkey in A Christmas Story.
Reporter: According to the super market data, your turkey is weighing in at 18 lbs, last year’s bird was 16 lbs, was this a conscious effort when you went shopping, to get a bigger bird?
Coach Belichick: There are a lot of factors that have to be considered. It’s a key part of the meal, it needs to be sound in all three phrases…… Light meat…… Dark meat……Stuffing teams.