According to the report, Commanders had conversations with Belichick before hiring Dan Quinn, who was initially featured on NBC Sports Boston. After further investigation, it was discovered that the Atlanta Falcons were not the only team to discuss the vacant position of head coach with Bill Belichick.
According to a report that was published on Thursday by Dianna Russini of The Athletic, the Washington Commanders also had a conversation with the six-time Super Bowl champion, and he even received some backing from individuals working within the organization. The Commanders, on the other hand, decided to proceed differently, just like the Falcons. This past Thursday, Washington decided to select Dan Quinn, the defensive coordinator for the Dallas Cowboys, to be their next head coach.
There was just one team left with a head coach position, and that was the Commanders. Consequently, it appears that Belichick will not have a job as a head coach for the 2024 season unless something unexpected takes place over the next few weeks or months. It has been stated that Belichick participated in two interviews with the Falcons; nevertheless, in the end, the Falcons decided to choose Raheem Morris as their next head coach.
On the other hand, Belichick is hardly the only prominent coach who did not find employment during this coaching cycle. Many well-known people are either now without work or continue to work in their current positions.
According to Belichick, this might not be the worst possible conclusion.
After serving as the head coach of the New England Patriots for the past 24 years, he might take a year off to relax and replenish his batteries. He also has the option of working in television for one of the big networks that broadcast National Football League games.
Belichick is only 15 victories away from surpassing Don Schula’s record for most victories in a career. The question of whether or not he will be allowed to coach once more and continue his chase for that record remains unanswered.