Originally written on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 7/24/14
In 2004, there was no doubt that Bill Belichick and Tom Brady were on a fast track to becoming the greatest coach/QB tandem in the history of the league. Three rings had been won in four years, and both men were in the prime of their respective careers. Things were only looking up in New England.Few would have predicted ten years later, the two would have added exactly zero rings to that once impressive collection of three. During this decade-long championship drought, trips to the AFC Championship game and nut-crushing Super Bowl losses to the Giants became something of routine. But with a David Tyree miracle catch and a Wes Welker red-zone drop, Lombardi trophies kept eluding the Patriots. Greg Cooper/US PresswireThis drought is historic in many ways. Rich Hill of Pat’s Pulpit wrote this week detailing how there has never been a run so statistically successful; but yet did not produce any titles. The franchise has reeled off an unprecedented stretch of nine straight 10+ win season...
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