Irvin: Belichick is best coach of all-time

Is Bill Belichick the best NFL coach of all-time?

NFL Network’s Michael Irvin thinks so, and as Belichick moves up the list in several coaching categories, it’s a conversation that only gains merit.

“I think Belichick is to the contemporary fan what Vince Lombardi was to the historians of this game,” Irvin said. “That’s what Belichick is. He’s a wonderful coach. I’ve said it [before]: The best of all-time, in my eyes.”

If the Patriots win Sunday against the Jets, Belichick will improve to 16-5 in the playoffs, tying him with Steelers great Chuck Noll (16-8) for the fourth-most playoff wins by a head coach in NFL history. Belichick has the second-highest playoff winning percentage (.750), trailing only Lombardi (9-1, .900). He also currently holds the mark for most seasons with 14-plus wins (four) in the regular season.

Do you agree with Irvin?

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