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Editor’s note: Each day during the week of Dec. 31, NESN.com will feature content based on key events from Robert Kraft’s tenure as owner of the Patriots. “Krafting a Legacy” will examine how the Patriots got to where they are today following Kraft’s purchase of the team. Let’s be clear, no one is going to mistake Bill Parcells‘ tenure in New England for Bill Belichick‘s. Four seasons — two losing — without a Super Bowl ring doesn’t quite have the same allure as 13 seasons — 12 winning — with three Super Bowl rings. Yet, in looking back on Parcells’ days with the Patriots, it’s hard to be overly critical. In fact, Parcells’ reign went a long way toward kickstarting the winning culture that soon became New England’s trademark. When Parcells took over in New England prior to the 1993 season, the Patriots were a sputtering franchise, to say the least. They had gone 14-50 over the previous four seasons, which included a 1-15 1990 campaign and a 2-14 fin...
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