Previously named VII Rings to commemorate all of Belichick's Super Bowl victories (two as a coordinator for the Giants and five as the head coach of the Patriots), the vessel got an extra I following New England's 13-3 over the LA Rams in Super Bowl LIII.
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick's fishing boat is already sporting a new paint job - and Super Bowl-appropriate name - after the franchise's recent championship win over the Los Angeles Rams.
Edelman became to first-ever Jewish player to get the MVP. The 32 year old wide receiver joined the Patriots in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft. I know a lot of people were disappointed in me for it. This is what I was put here to do.
At the end of the day, Edelman lost the beard for a great cause.
Before the big shave, Edelman said that winning the Super Bowl - he brought the gleaming Lombardi Trophy with him - is what's most important, but the MVP recognition gave him something personally as well. My father was a tough, hard-nosed guy who, you know, didn't have a father and pushed me to limits I never thought I'd get to. There's no telling what Belichick means by "everything", but it's probably safe to say that it encompasses anything that doesn't have to do with what happens on Sunday afternoon, up to and including personal grooming.
And sure enough, a little over a week after the Patriots' sixth Super Bowl win (and Belichick's eighth), pictures of the updated "VIII Rings" began to make their way around the internet on Monday.
Edelman actually appeared genuinely caught off guard by Ellen's proposition but was still game enough not only to take her up on the offer but also match the donation with $10,000 of his own money.