Patriots used to be bad, now are a ‘dynasty’
The Patriots as we know them today are a winning football club. In 2012, they are vying for their 10th straight season of winning at least 10 regular season games. But before the 21st century, winning seasons for the Patriots were few and far between. The Patriots’s Super Bowl victory in 2001 was the first in the franchise’s 41-year history, and the first of three in four years.