Tuesday January 27th, 2015

It turns out Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has a little-known secret hobby. John Canzano of The Oregonian shared a story on Tuesday of how he was once selling 1958 Topps football cards on eBay, and realized the winning bidder was Belichick himself.

Belichick explained to Canzano that he collects the cards of coaches he's worked under. From there, the two got to talking over email, about Belichick's start in coaching, collecting, working in the NFL and more. 

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Things were going great until the day Belichick asked Canzano what he does for a living. When Canzano told him he was a sports columnist, he never heard from the coach again. 

The exchange tells you all need to know about Belichick's relationship with the media.

- Molly Geary


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