With Tom Brady out and third-string quarterback Jacoby Brissett at the helm in week 3, the Patriots rolled to an easy win over the Houston Texans, leaving the rest of the league wondering, “How do they do it?” NFL analyst and PCA National Advisory Board Member Steve Young summed it up best, “Team culture won tonight’s game.”
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At Positive Coaching Alliance, we define culture as the way we do things here. For Bill Belichick, the culture he promotes and protects is a set of standards and expectations his players and coaches understand and adopt; it is the Patriot Way.
Belichick’s team culture can be defined by a few principles.
The Patriots are a dynasty in a league and in an era that celebrates parity. Love them or hate them, their greatness and run of domination is undeniable. The Patriots may prove to be the best team on Sunday, and they have their team culture to thank for it.