Bill Belichick has coached a number of talented defensive players over the course of his illustrious career, but none have resonated with him more than Hall-of-Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor.
Belichick coached L.T. on the New York Giants from 1981-1990, first as a linebackers coach and later as a defensive coordinator. On Thursday, the NFL Throwback Twitter account posted an amazing clip from 1984 of Belichick explaining what made Taylor so special.
"Well, he's probably the most dominant player in football," said young Belichick. "He really has no weaknesses."
Watch the full clip below:
— NFL Throwback (@nflthrowback) July 11, 2019
"Now, wait a minute," Belichick said back in October. "We're talking about Lawrence Taylor now. Yeah, I'm not putting anybody in Lawrence Taylor's class. So, you can put everybody down below that. With a lot of respect to a lot of good players now, but we're talking about Lawrence Taylor."
Now that's some big-time praise from one legend to another.
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