Bill Belichick offered an unceremonious take on returning to the site of Super Bowl LI

"I appreciate the question."

Bill Belichick talks to the media following a preseason game against the Houston Texans.
Bill Belichick talks to the media following a preseason game against the Houston Texans. –AP Photo/David J. Phillip

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Despite being in the same stadium where his team staged the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history fewer than 200 days before, Bill Belichick was unmoved by his return to Houston.

With his team back at NRG Stadium on Saturday to face the Texans in a preseason game, Belichick was inevitably asked about his thoughts on returning to the site of New England’s Super Bowl LI victory. Belichick offered a this in response:

While offering qualifiers that “it was great” and that he “appreciate[d] the question,” the Patriots coach is clearly beyond celebrating the team’s fifth Super Bowl win.

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