Anyone who was a fan of the team in the years before Belichick knows this is all gravy now ... we survived: sorry if I missed any or misordered a few. Four stadiums prior to 1971 Aluminum benches bolted to a concrete bowl. The 1978 Chuck Fairbanks suspension. Ron Erdhart Ron Myer The Sullivan - Mihael jackson debacle Victor Kiam and the Sullivan Stadium bankruptcy. Veris, Tippet & Lippett lost for season in last exhibition game. Rod Rust Lisa Olsen Dick McPherson Tom Hodson James Orthwein Bill Parcells sonn to be defection ruining Super Bowl Loss of Curtis Martin Pete Carroll Possible move to Hartford 2001 Raider game call paving the way to Super Bowl #1 Lawyer Milloy loss to ending season winning Super Bowl #2 Vinatieri great heart stopping field goals Eagles almost coming back but winning Super Bowl #3 Loss of Romeo & Charlie in the same season Loss of Vinatieri and the colt's game meltdown Spygate Super Bowl loss to Giants Possible loss of Brady ... just another glitch for us veteran Patriot fans.