It's true: Bill Belichick actually smiled

Monday January 19th, 2015

The Seahawks came back from being down 19-7 with just over two minutes left in the NFC Championship Game to beat the Packers, and we assumed that would stand as the most historic moment of the day.

But then something even more rare happened: Bill Belichick actually smiled.

He certainly had reason to. Belichick's show of emotion came after the Patriots blew out the Colts in the AFC Championship Game, and it followed the dour coach actually making a joke, too, saying "We're on to Seattle" as a way of poking fun at his "We're on to Cincinnati" press conference earlier this season.

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Seeing Belichick smile is akin to seeing Halley's Comet, so naturally Twitter almost couldn't believe what was happening.

Something tells us Belichick will break out in a grin again should the Patriots beat the Seahawks in the Super Bowl in a couple weeks.

Ben Estes

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