DOES SUCCESS breed stability or vice versa? Who knows, but since coach Bill Belichick (who took over in 2000) and Tom Brady ('01) teamed up, the Patriots have won 167* games, most in the NFL, and dominated an AFC East† otherwise rife with coach and quarterback turnover.
This is an article from the Nov. 9, 2015 issue
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*Brady missed the 2008 season with an injury
†The Colts moved to the AFC South in 2002