The New England Patriots will enter an important season in 2023.
It looks like Robert Kraft’s patience is running out, so missing the playoffs again won’t be an option for Bill Belichick’s team.
With that in mind, he hopes that offensive assistant Joe Judge can help bring the team’s offense back after a dreadful season with Matt Patricia as the offensive play-caller.
However, when asked about the judge’s role in the offense, Belichick gave a blunt, straight-forward response that, according to Albert Breer, had little to no clarity.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick on Joe Judge’s role: “He’ll do whatever I tell him to do. … He’s smart. He can do a lot, and he will.”
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) May 31, 2023
Notably, Belichick is one of the greatest defensive masterminds of all time, and he knows every trick in the book as a coach.
However, he has been stubborn and inflexible when it comes to his offense, and could lose his job if he doesn’t get the job done next season.
Bill O’Brien would be the team’s offensive coordinator, proving that last season was not a big mistake, and that Belichick only had himself to blame, as he refused to name a replacement for Josh McDaniels.
His unorthodox methods have clearly worked, as his resume is unmatched and he has a chance to become the winningest coach in NFL history.
But the Patriots need to overhaul their offense, and Belichick will need to hand it over if he intends to take a step forward in 2023, because it’s not entirely up to Mac Jones, and they’re arguably the best in the AFC. Will play in the toughest division. Now that Aaron Rodgers has taken his talents to the New York Jets.
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