Found July 01, 2013 on One Jet At A Time:
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Parcells added a little green to his diet when he came to the team in 1997. [Willens, AP] Today, in the first of a three-part series recapping the Bill Parcells era in Jets’ history (1997-99), we’ll look back upon the team’s 1997 season. The 1997 season marked a major turnaround for the Jets. Bill Parcells became the team’s new head coach, and the Jets improved from their league-worst 1-15 record in 1996 to 9-7 in 1997 under his guidance. From New England with love The story of how Parcells, the Patriots’ coach since 1993 and already a legendary figure in New York because of his two Super Bowl championships with the Giants, came to become Jets’ coach is one of complexity. Parcells was unhappy in New England, wanting more control than owner Robert Kraft would give him. The unhappiness of the “Big Tuna” as Patriots’ coach came in spite of the team’s fortunes—he had guided them to Super Bowl XXXI following an 11-5 regular season in 1996. The Jets, conversely, badly ...
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