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This is Belichick's third Coach of the Year honor, as he won it in 2003 and 2007, and now trails the all-time great Don Shula who won it four times.
Belichick received 30 out of a possible 50 votes from the AP, while Tampa Bay Buccaneers Raheem Morris came in second with a mere 11.5 votes.
Along with Belichick being honored, quarterback Tom Brady was announced the league's Offensive Player of the Year Tuesday.
Brady will likely win the Most Valuable Player award this Saturday.
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