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Belichick On Gaffney’s Injury: ‘I Don’t Think This Is Life-Threatening’

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Bill Belichick (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bill Belichick (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

FOXBORO (CBS) — Even for the football lifers, training camp can get a little boring. Occasionally, it even leads to the straight-shooters rolling out a bit of a comedy routine.

When Bill Belichick was asked Thursday for an update on the leg injury suffered by Jabar Gaffney the day before, the coach offered his normal response before veering off the usual path.

“Day-to-day, we’ll see how it goes today,” Belichick said. “I mean, I don’t think this is life-threatening.”

Considering Gaffney suffered what looked to be a rather minor quad strain or pull, it should be comforting to know his life is not in jeopardy.

The other noteworthy part of Belichick’s media session came due to the presence of NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy. Belichick was asked if he could ever see himself living on a space station for six months.

“I don’t like heights,” Belichick said. “That’d be pretty interesting. You float around there … .”

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