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Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is not interested in answering your questions about Antonio Brown

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Pro tip: if the New England Patriots release a statement about something, don’t try to get Bill Belichick to offer any follow-up information during a press conference. The reporters present for today’s presser found that out first-hand. The Patriots’ head coach stepped on the podium, gave a short introductory statement about his team’s upcoming game against the Miami Dolphins and then quickly addressed Antonio Brown.

The Patriots’ wide receiver, of course, is facing a civil lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault and rape. Belichick said that the organization was taking these accusations seriously, but that he would not enter any discussion about the topic. And thus, the show was opened. All in all, reporters — some of which from national media outlets not covering the Patriots on a day-to-day basis — asked 15 questions before Belichick left the podium again.

One thing became clear: he was in no mood to talk about Brown’s legal situation, and the transcript from the presser shows this.

Q: Were you aware of the lawsuit when you signed Antonio Brown?

BB: I’m not going to be expanding on the statements that have already been given.

Q: Don’t you think the fans deserve to hear a little more from you on...

BB: When we know more, we’ll say more.

Q: ...such a major development that could impact the team?

BB: I just said that.

Q: Don’t you think fans deserve to hear a little bit more?

BB: When we know more, we’ll say more.

Q: Are you preparing to have Antonio Brown at practice today?

BB: Yes.

And are you preparing for him to play on Sunday?

BB: We’re taking it one day at a time just like we always do.

Are you preparing for the possibility that he could be on the commissioner’s exempt list?

BB: We’re preparing for one day at a time.

Q: How much weight will the allegations against him weigh into whether you play him on Sunday?

BB: Yeah, I appreciate all the questions. What’s been said has been said.

Q: You brought up Randy Moss yesterday. Do you think that Antonio Brown will require as much attention as Moss did to get him in sync with the team?

BB: Yeah, I didn’t say that.

Q: I’m asking you.

BB: Yeah, I don’t know.

Q: You don’t know if he’ll require more attention?

BB: No.

Q: How difficult or frustrating is it to have a distraction like this right at the beginning of the season?

BB: We’re working on Miami. The rest of it is… we’re on Miami.

Q: You’ve had bigger distractions before. Are you confident that this is not going to throw you off track at all?

BB: We’re working on Miami. Went through the scouting report, went through the game plan today… gonna practice for Miami.

Q: Can you tell us at all what Antonio Brown has said to you?

BB: Yeah, I mean, I’m done with that.

Q: Can you explain what you mean when you [say] you’re done with it? I mean, we’re just trying to figure out if he said anything to you, specifically about the allegations...

BB: I just answered that question.

Q: Actually, you didn’t.

BB: Actually, I did.

Then, after just four minutes, Belichick was gone again. Needless to say that this presser will enter the Hall of Fame of Belichick-media-exchanges.