Fourteen great men have picked up a New England Patriots playbook and stepped on a cold Foxborough field to coach 40 or so football players. Together they make up a special fraternity that runs deep.
Like no other sport in the world football relies on its coaches. They are the ones that spend late coffee-infused nights in a hidden room in some stadium drawing, erasing and redrawing numerous amounts of plays.
The coaching tree in the NFL is something that I have studied. The way that all these coaches are related is very interesting to me.
Fourteen of these head coaches are related by coaching the Patriots. There have been wins and losses. But the red and blue have run deep in all them so here is the definitive list of the best New England Patriots head coaches of all time.