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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. Trust. It’s a word that’s been muttered in Foxboro countless times over the years. Trust in Robert Kraft. Trust in Bill Belichick. Trust in teammates. Trust in yourself. Perhaps no sequence of events in Patriots history heightened the trust that is at the foundation of the franchise more than what happened in the fourth quarter of Week 2 of the 2001 season. That’s when Drew Bledsoe was knocked from the game following a brutal hit by Jets linebacker Mo Lewis, and that’s when Belichick was forced to make what ultimately proved to be the best decision in franchise history. Belichick tapped Tom Brady to take over for Bledsoe, who had suffered a vicious injury as a result of Lewis’ blow. Brady, now a future Hall of Fame...
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