A few weeks ago, I wrote an article expressing my concerns about what I can only think of as The Curse of Pat Patriot. Pat, of course, was the official logo for the Boston Patriots and later the New England Patriots, and he lasted as such for more than 30 years. Some terrific players wore that uniform back in the day, including Hall of Famers John Hannah, Mike Haynes, and Andre Tippett. But the Patriots' troubles were many during the Pat Patriot era. No matter what kind of talent they had, things just seemed always to work out against them. The Pats were the doormat of professional football. I am not alone in believing that Pat Patriot was a curse, plain and simple. Eventually, the look of the Patriots was changed, the Flying Elvis we know and love/hate today was put in place, te ...
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