Bill Belichick doesn’t care about your fantasy football team

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Fantasy football is a huge part of NFL.

Not only does it bring revenues through the actual playing of the stat-based games –whether they be season-long or daily -- but it drives overall interest in the league’s actual on-field games.

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Fantasy football’s popularity crosses generations and genders, touching pretty much all corners of the football fan base.

But not everyone cares about fantasy football, and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick made it clear on Thursday at Patriots training camp that he is one of those with no interest with the stats-based battles enjoyed by millions and millions of fans.

“Fantasy football doesn’t mean anything to me,” Belichick said. “We’re just trying to win games out here, so I don’t know who’s hot, who’s not, who wins, who doesn’t. I don’t really care about that. I just care about whether we win.”

Not really a surprising answer from the 70-year-old coach who is in his 48th NFL season, his 23rd as New England’s head coach, a career that certainly began long before the explosion of fantasy football.

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