What if fortunes had been reversed?
Ten years ago, the New England Patriots were a season removed from a 5-11 record under first-year head coach Bill Belichick. Tom Brady was filling in for injured starting quarterback Drew Bledsoe. A dynasty had not yet flowered in Foxborough, Mass.
The wind-blown, snow-strewn "Tuck Rule" game, that memorable divisional playoff game against the Oakland Raiders on Jan. 19, 2002, changed all that.
"Sometimes to have a run like we had, you need a signature break," said ...
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