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Lou Saban was fired as the Patriots head coach after a disappointing 2-3 start in the 1961 season. The Patriots ownership group decided that Saban wasn't getting enough from the players and felt that Mike Holovak would be better suited to get more out of the talent on the Patriots roster. They were right, Holovak went 7-1-1 over the remainder of the season.

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