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    100-person poll on head coach Bill Belichick

    We asked people in and around South Station from August 21 to 29 to weigh in on the Patriots’ top guy.

    DO YOU STILL TRUST BILL BELICHICK?

    Yes 67 percent

     No 33 percent

    WHY?

    • “We may not always win, but we win enough to validate his coaching.”

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    • “A coach that can’t control his players needs to get off the field.”

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    • “I’ll stand by him for now . . . but if the team goes down, so does the coach.”

    • “He is a clever coach that cares about and pushes the players.”

    • “If you’re loyal to the team, you’re loyal to the coach.”

    • “Three words: red-flag players. Under his watch, the team’s character has gone and with it our abilities to pull it off.”

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    Peter King.

    WILL THE PATRIOTS MAKE IT TO THE SUPER BOWL THIS SEASON?

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    Yes 28 percent

     No 72 percent

    In late August, Sports Illustrated writer Peter King picked the Pats to win Super Bowl XLVIII.

    WHAT IS THE BEST PART OF PATRIOTS FOOTBALL?

    Watching games on TV 54 percent

    The radio broadcasts 21 percent

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    Tom Brady 11 percent

    Tailgating at Foxborough 9 percent

    Belichick’s hoodies 3 percent

    Patriots cheerleaders 2 percent

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