New England Patriots

The Story Behind Bill Belichick's Hoodie

Matt ConstantCorrespondent IMarch 22, 2009

NOTE: I AM a Patriots fan.

Today's the day the Patriots and the Bills play a game in Foxborough. 

The game is in Buffalo and the fans are wild. 

They hate the Patriots because they keep losing to them. 

Then the face of evil to many franchises, Bill Belichick, arrives to coach the New England Patriots looking like a...bum?

Bill Belichick has become known as a man who sometimes dresses like a bum to NFL football games. Mike Nolan and Jack Del' Rio wear suits and ties, Belichick wears a ripped hoodie.

He honestly could be a fashion model of Bums 'R' Us.

His clothing attire has brought up alot of discussion. They can be ranging from "Oh my god, he is a bum!" or "Dude! Belichick is sweet! Mom! Buy me a charcoal hoodie like Belichick so I can cut off the sleeves!"  Even "Wow, way to be poor Billy."

Where did the hoodie come from? Does it have a name?

The answer to No. 1 I will explain and to No. 2, we are not sure.

The NFL struck an apparel deal with Reebok, requiring coaches to wear team attire during games. Belichick had to abblige.

He sure did. He had a hoodie, cut off the sleeves and since then, it has lived in infamy.

The hoodie is Belichick's way of saying, "Screw you!" to the league.

The hoodie is available for purchase or you can just buy one yourself and cut off the sleeves.

The hoodie is a fascinating piece of apparel and is what makes Bill Belichick, Bill Belichick. 

Is their really a story behind the hoodie? No. It's just showing Belichick likes to be unqiue and be himself...

And he says it's comfortable.

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