Found June 24, 2013 on Sports-Glory:
Bill Parcells, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 3, has one haunting memory from his coaching career: leaving the New England Patriots and the way he handled things with owner Robert Kraft after the 1996 season. 
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  • Remembering back to the Tuna's exit, I was totally pissed at the way he exited and why he didn't return with the team after the Super Bowl loss was disgraceful, never mind his couching decisions made at the Super Bowl.....Bad memories brought back by this article !

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