After a tumultuous offseason, many thought the New England Patriots dynasty was coming to an end. However, despite the drama, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and Rob Gronkowski looked primed at another Super Bowl run in an attempt to right the ship and combat rumors of their falling out. This isn’t the first time the dynasty has taken some hits, however.
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We go through all the times the Patriots dynasty nearly ended, including both SpyGate and DeflateGate. We cover Tom Brady’s injury and the impact it had on the franchise for the years after as well as where this offseason ranks in terms of franchise turmoil. Finally, we cover the changes made during halftime of Super Bowl LI and the comeback that changed the course of Patriots history.
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Here is the list of times the Patriots dynasty almost ended:
#1 SpyGate (2007)
#2 Tom Brady ACL injury (2008)
#4 Halftime of Super Bowl LI
#5 Jimmy G saga