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After their disastrous 1-15 campaign in 1990 it seemed the only direction the Patriots could go was up in 1991. The task of reshaping this disorganized band of players fell to the 60-year-old MacPherson.
Coming off a disappointing 6-10 record in 1995, hopes for the New England Patriots in 1996 were for a return to the playoffs. For once the fans’ expectations were not only met but also exceeded, as the Patriots fashioned the most exciting and successful season in franchise history.
As the defending AFC champions the New England Patriots main goal in 1986 was to return to the postseason and capture the Super Bowl victory that eluded them.
After 25 years filled with agonizing losses and utter futility the New England Patriots fashioned the greatest season in their history in 1985.
After a disappointing finish the previous season, the Patriots were determined to wash away the bitter memories of 1979. With the Miami Dolphins looking vulnerable, the pundits again looked for the Patriots to claim the division title and challenge for the conference crown.
In many ways, 1971 was a season of new beginnings for the Patriots. For starters, since the team was no longer playing in Boston, it decided to adopt a new name.