New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is certainly focusing on Sunday’s matchup against the Tennessee Titans after securing first place in the AFC East, but before that, he’ll be digging into his favorite Thanksgiving dish. 

During his weekly look on WEEI, Belichick revealed what he seems ahead to most through the vacation — and it’s not the stuffing. 

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“Oh boy. It would be hard for me to turn down any type of potatoes,” Belichick stated. “I’ll go with whatever; mashed potatoes, scalloped, baked or however they make it. Load ‘em up. Load ‘em up. Throw some butter on there. Starch me up!” 

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick reacts to a call during the second half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Gillette Stadium.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick reacts to a name through the second half towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Gillette Stadium.
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The Patriots could have some much-needed time to have a good time the vacation after profitable two straight in a shortened week, rising to first place within the AFC East with an enormous win over the Atlanta Falcons final Thursday. 

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick applauds toward his players on the field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Foxborough, Massachusetts.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick applauds towards his gamers on the sphere through the second half of an NFL soccer sport towards the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
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Belichick stated he’s anticipating a problem towards the Titans who’re coming off a loss towards the Houston Texans.

Ryan’s [Tannehill] always played well against us, he’s a very smart player,” Belichick stated. “He’s very athletic, he’s fast … He’s done a good job.” 

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill (17) celebrates after scoring a landing towards the New Orleans Saints within the first half of an NFL soccer sport Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, in Nashville, Tennessee.
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in a closely anticipated AFC East matchup on Dec. 6.