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Bill Belichick stretching the truth

Patriots coach talking up weaker opponents, including the winless Colts

Updated: November 29, 2011, 1:17 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

You get the feeling that, if you picked up a newspaper in the New England Patriots' locker room, the standings page curiously would be missing. If you hopped online, there'd be a firewall blocking access to every NFL standings page on the Internet. Yes, coach Bill Belichick will be damned if his players find out just how easy their schedule is at the moment.

Belichick would struggle to pass a polygraph test with all the half-truths he's uttered in recent weeks, all while pumping ...

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