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Bill Belichick has testy pre-game exchange with reporter Dana Jacobson about Antonio Brown

Bill Belichick speaks to the media after the Patriots’ win on Sunday.
Bill Belichick speaks to the media after the Patriots’ win on Sunday.Elise Amendola/AP/Associated Press

Before the Patriots beat the New York Jets, 30-14, on Sunday, CBS reporter Dana Jacobson asked Bill Belichick what “the final straw” was with Antonio Brown.

The head coach responded by saying: “We’re focused on the Jets today,” to which Jacobson said, “Thank you, coach.” Belichick then gave Jacobson what many have referred to as a death stare, looking at her for a solid two seconds before nodding his head and walking away.

Jacobson is set to marry Celtics radio play-by-play announcer Sean Grande in the coming weeks. Grande played along after seeing Belichick’s reaction, tweeting: “I guess this explains why we never got his R.S.V.P.”

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Belichick’s glare drew criticism from other sideline reporters and journalists, who credited Jacobson for doing her job and asking a relevant question.

In addition to working games for CBS, Jacobson is the co-host of “CBS This Morning Saturday.”

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