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Video: Bills Not Happy With Patriots Assistant Coaches Before Game

Sean McDermott looks onto the field as coach.

FOXBOROUGH, MA - DECEMBER 23: Head coach Sean McDermott of the Buffalo Bills looks on during the second half against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on December 23, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ahead of their huge game against the New England Patriots today, the Buffalo Bills did not take kindly to Patriots head coach Bill Belichick possibly getting up to his old tricks again.

Prior to the game's kickoff, Bills head coach Sean McDermott was seen shooing some Patriots staffers off the field. The staffers were apparently observing the Bills while they were warming up.

McDermott clearly acted upset to see them on the field and gave them a stern talking to before they finally left.

As WROC's Ryan Hannable noted, one of the assistants McDermott shooed away was Bill Belichick's son, Brian.

As benign (and legal per NFL rules) as it may be for assistants to simply watch other teams practice, the Bills know better than to give an inch to Bill Belichick.

McDermott's Bills are 3-0 and playing arguably their biggest game of the year at home against New England. He won't be inclined to let Belichick take even the slightest edge against him today.

Let us also not forget that the Patriots were infamously caught taping other teams, a violation of NFL rules.

This whole situation might just add a little more spice to an already contentious game.

The game is currently being played on CBS.