Former New England Patriots cornerback Asante Samuel criticized Bill Belichick on Monday after the crew’s slim loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Samuel, who’s been one among Belichick’s greatest critics in recent times, tweeted his scrutiny. He stated it appeared to nonetheless be troublesome for Belichick to place crew out on the sector and that the coach tends to devalue gamers.

The New England Patriots' Asante Samuel (R) celebrates his touchdown in the second quarter after intercepting Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning (not in photo) during the NFL's AFC Championship football game in Indianapolis, Jan. 21, 2007. The Patriots' Rosevelt Colvin (L) and Pierre Woods join the celebration. 

The New England Patriots’ Asante Samuel (R) celebrates his landing within the second quarter after intercepting Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning (not in picture) throughout the NFL’s AFC Championship soccer recreation in Indianapolis, Jan. 21, 2007. The Patriots’ Rosevelt Colvin (L) and Pierre Woods be a part of the celebration. 
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“A lot of money spent in free agency but it’s still hard for him to put a good team together,” the four-time Pro Bowl defensive again wrote.

“Honestly… he isn’t good for the players, he is known for devaluing athletes,” he stated of Belichick.

Samuel performed for the Patriots from 2003 to 2007 earlier than enjoying for the Philadelphia Eagles and Atlanta Falcons. He earned his first Pro Bowl and solely All-Pro choice in his remaining season with the Patriots. He earned three Pro Bowl alternatives whereas with the Patriots.

Samuel was additionally part of two Super Bowl-winning groups with Belichick and Tom Brady.

On Sunday night time, the Patriots got here up simply brief in opposition to Brady and the Buccaneers. Mac Jones led the Patriots down the sector to arrange Nick Folk for a possible go-ahead 57-yard discipline aim within the pouring rain. However, Folk’s kick would doink off the uprights and fall to the bottom. Brady and the Bucs would go into the victory formation to seal the deal on their subsequent possession.

TOM BRADY, BILL BELICHICK HUG AFTER GAME, MEET IN LOCKER ROOM

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches play during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. 

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches play throughout the first half of an NFL soccer recreation in opposition to the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, in Foxborough, Massachusetts. 
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Tampa Bay kicker Ryan Succop hit a 48-yard discipline aim with 1:57 left to offer Tampa Bay the lead and finally the win.

Brady and Belichick would congratulate one another on the finish of the sport. The former Patriots quarterback was greeted by loads of ex-teammates on the sector after the sport.

Brady completed 22-for-43 with 269 passing yards. He didn’t have a landing move.

Ronald Jones II made an look within the recreation and scored a vital landing within the third quarter to offer the Buccaneers the lead. Jones solely ran the ball six instances and completed with 25 yards. Leonard Fournette led the best way with 91 yards on 20 carries. He additionally had three catches for 47 yards.

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel (22) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals during the second quarter of their NFL football game in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel (22) returns an interception for a landing in opposition to the Arizona Cardinals throughout the second quarter of their NFL soccer recreation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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Tampa Bay moved to 3-1 whereas New England fell to 1-3.