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Bill Belichick after loss: I thought the game was well-officiated

Seattle Seahawks v New England Patriots

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 13: Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots congratulates Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks after a Seahawks win at Gillette Stadium on November 13, 2016 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) ***Local Caption *** Bill Belichick; Pete Carroll

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The Patriots’ loss on Sunday night came down to a fourth-and-goal pass to Rob Gronkowski, where Gronkowski and Seattle’s Kam Chancellor, collided in the end zone. Some wanted pass interference, but Bill Belichick isn’t complaining.

In fact, despite his team losing a hard-fought game, Belichick said afterward that he thought the officials did a good job.

“It was a really competitive play,” Belichick said. “I thought the game was well-officiated. They did a good job of letting the players play. I mean they called some things they had to call. I focus really on our team, what we can do. That’s what we need to do.”

Belichick is right: It was a well-officiated game and the pass to Gronkowski was a well-officiated play. There was contact, but there was no pass interference. The officials got it right.