The Patriots took a pair of phrases coined by Bill Belichick and lived by them this year.
One was "Do your job," an ode to the coach's philosophy of having each and every player on his roster concentrate on his own task at hand. Not surprisingly, #FinishedTheJob was trending in Boston in the hours after the Patriots beat the Seahawks, 28-24, in a classic Super Bowl.
The other phrase was one that changed throughout the Patriots' sometimes rocky season. After being blown out on Monday Night Football by the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 4, Belichick stonewalled media questions by repeatedly saying, "We're on to Cincinnati" (the Pats' opponent the following week). The Patriots rolled after Belichickmade his first "We're on to ______" comment, winning their next seven games.
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Belichick broke it out again after the blowout AFC title win over the Colts, telling CBS Sports' Jim Nantz and a packed Gillette Stadium crowd, "Jim, I've got one thing to say. We're on to Seattle!"
Well, now the Patriots don't have another scheduled game until September, so, where to? The official White House Twitter account congratulated Belichick and the Patriots late Sunday night, tweeting out, "Congrats to the @Patriots on their 4th #SuperBowl title #OnToTheWhiteHouse - bo"