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Patriots' Bill Belichick Jokes Dog Nike 'Working on the Supplemental Draft'

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistMay 8, 2020

UNSPECIFIED LOCATION - APRIL 23: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) In this still image from video provided by the New England Patriots, Head Coach Bill Belichick speaks via teleconference after being selected during the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft on April 23, 2020. (Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images)
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The star of the 2020 NFL draft is already getting to work on the supplemental draft.

New England Patriots @Patriots

No Nike appearance tonight, he’s working on the supplemental draft. Bill Belichick kicks off @nflnetwork’s three-hour schedule show. https://t.co/7OTqoTBuXW

On Thursday, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick told NFL Network that Nike, the Alaskan Klee Kai dog he owns with girlfriend Linda Holliday, is "working on the supplemental draft."

Nike stole the hearts of viewers during the broadcast of the virtual draft last month when he sat in Belichick's chair and was caught on camera:

New England Patriots @Patriots

From the #PatsDraft room to your room. The new video chat background you didn't know you needed. https://t.co/aGV940aTdB

The very good boy has been in the media spotlight in the past:

Sunday Night Football @SNFonNBC

The true star of the #NFLDraft is Nike Belichick, argue with your mom. 🎥: @CNBC https://t.co/9RfNl44khw

While there may be some uncertainty in New England heading into the 2020 campaign after Tom Brady left to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Patriots fans can at least take solace knowing they have an absolute superstar helping make decisions when it comes to drafting future contributors.