New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was spotted on camera using a pencil as a toothpick during a game, and fans were disgusted.
On Sunday night’s prime-time match-up against Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Belichick appeared to use the toothpick to get some morsels of food from his mouth. After doing that, he took a look at his pencil, eyeing it to see if anything was on it.
Got everything out, Coach? Did you have some popcorn while watching the game?
Fans didn’t hesitate to comment on the spectacle, which saw Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady going up against his old team and coach for the first time.
“That’s nasty tho wouldn’t that just make your teeth pencil-shaded??” someone wrote while another wrote, “Lead poisoning??”
“He has ZERO time for ‘technology,’” another added, talking about his seeming lack to use floss.
Check out other responses to the moment below.
Before the game on Sunday, Brady was honored with a one-minute tribute by the Patriots, which highlighted his many accomplishments with the team.
The Buccaneers are 3-1 and in first place in NFC South through the tiebreaker over the Carolina Panthers. Next Sunday (October 10), the Buccaneers will face the Miami Dolphins in Florida’s Raymond James Stadium.
The Patriots are 1-3 and in the AFC East, having a virtual tie with the New York Jets and the Dolphins, which is two games behind the Buffalo Bills. The Patriots will travel to Houston to play against the Houston Texans next Sunday.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won Sunday’s (October 3) game against the New England Patriots 19-17.