As my colleague Blair Kerkhoff noted, this wouldn’t have gone over well had it happened in Kansas City.
After the Patriots’ 36-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, New England coach Bill Belichick was not excited at the prospect of holding the Lamar Hunt trophy, which is given to the AFC champion.
Take a look at this video from Jason Schwartz:
I wasn’t the only one who noticed the lack of enthusiasm that Belichick had for the trophy. Take a look: