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Bill Belichick reflects on resignation from Jets 20 years ago: ‘One of the great moments of my career’

Bill Belichick’s resignation from the New York Jets is arguably one of the darkest days in the franchise’s 61-year history — and the franchise has experienced plenty of embarrassing moments over the decades. Belichick famously resigned from the Jets one day after being hired as head coach of the team in 2000 only to accept the New England Patriots head coaching job weeks later.

The Jets have just one division title and six playoff appearances in the 21 seasons since Belichick’s resignation, while the Patriots have won six Super Bowls and had just one losing season since Belichick accepted the job — and that was his first year with the Patriots in 2000.

Would Belichick have experienced the same success if he stayed with the Jets? He won’t play revisionist history. Read from source….