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Microsoft has responded to New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick’s complaints about the Surface tablet used on NFL sidelines.

The company released the statement after Belichick told media Tuesday he was “done with the tablets,” and went on a long rant about the myriad problems they cause.

“We respect Coach Belichick’s decision, but stand behind the reliability of Surface. We continue to receive positive feedback on having Surface devices on the sidelines from coaches, players, and team personnel across the league. In the instances where sideline issues are reported in NFL games, we work closely with the NFL to quickly address and resolve.”

Belichick said he would go back to how things were done in the past.

“I’ll use the paper pictures from here on because I’ve given it my best shot,” Belichick said. “I’ve tried to work through the process, but it just doesn’t work for me and that’s because there’s no consistency to it.”

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