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Want Bill Belichick to give a great interview? Just get him on a lacrosse field.

The New England Patriots head coach is an avid lacrosse fan, having played the sport from a young age through college. So, it's no surprise Belichick showed up at Gillette Stadium on Sunday to watch some Premier Lacrosse League action during the league's debut weekend.

Near the end of his (relatively) bubbly interview on NBC Sports Network, Belichick was asked what position quarterback Tom Brady would play in lacrosse.

Belichick's response was 100 percent accurate -- and also brutally honest.

"Goalie," Belichick said. "Yeah, you need to be able to run here."

Hey, the head coach knows his players, and Brady unquestionably is one of the Patriots' slowest, with his glacial 5.28 40-yard dash time as proof.

Brady is a great athlete otherwise, though, so we could see him leading Atlas LC to six PLL titles. (Atlas could have used better goaltending Sunday, falling 11-9 to Redwoods.)

Belichick also rattled off a few current and former Patriots he thinks could thrive in lacrosse, including safeties Devin McCourty and Patrick Chung and ex-star defenders Tedy Bruschi, Mike Vrabel and Rodney Harrison.

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