On the Field So consumed by his hatred of Bob Kraft for not being able to buy the groceries, Bill Parcells decides to kick to Desmond Howard all game long. Off the Field Less than a week before the end of the regular season, Chuck Fairbanks resigns as Head Coach of the playoff bound Patriots. The ever bumbling Sullivan and sons refuse to accept the resignation. Not surprisingly, disaster follows. Nearly thirty years later, the episode still seems unbelievable. Most Shocking As he steps to the podium in his introductory press conference, new Patriot Head Coach Clive Rush is electrocuted by the microphone he's holding. As Rush convulses in front of a stunned press, a quick thinking newspaper rerporter unplugs the microphone. Insert your own joke here.