VIDEO: Bill Belichick smiled seven times this season

New England Patriots
head coach Lord Vader Bill Belichick is a cranky curmudgeon whose view of the media is one of aggressive disinterest.

There are not a lot of touchy-feely moments in Foxborough.

However, there have been instances this season when the bellyaching Belichick has been almost blissful. Seven instances in fact.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Emperor Hoodie smiled a grand total of seven times in all of his postgame interviews this year.

(Courtesy Wall Street Journal)

All of New England eagerly awaits smile number eight – when the Patriots beat the Colts Saturday night in the AFC Divisional round of the playoffs.