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Bill Belichick pleased with Buccaneers week

Practices and game satisfy coach

The third week of training camp is in the books for the Patriots, after Friday night’s 25-21 exhibition win over Tampa Bay at Gillette Stadium. The game came at the end of three days of practices with the Buccaneers, and just as he did after New England’s practices and game in Philadelphia a week before, Bill Belichick called the days well-spent.

“Last night was a really good end to a good, productive week for our football team,” Belichick said during a Saturday afternoon conference call. “Coaches and players got a lot out of the practices with Tampa; it certainly helped our coaching staff in terms of thinking and reacting in game-type situations.

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