New England Patriots NFL Team Profile
Based in the Greater Boston area, the New England Patriots are a National Football League (NFL) team. The Patriots are a legendary force not just in their American Football Conference (AFC) East division, but the NFL as a whole. They’ve been dominating the league over the past two decades and they’re showing no signs of slowing down. The New England Patriots are the current defending champions with their most recent win being the 2019 season Super Bowl. Furthermore, the Patriots have a record nine Super Bowl appearances, and tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the most Super NFL wins at six titles.
The New England Patriots call the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts its home grounds. Founded in 1959, the team was known as the Boston Patriots until 1971 after it merged with the NFL from the American Football League (AFL) in 1970. The team’s current uniform colors are nautical blue, white, silver, and red. They have Pat Patriot, a solider from the American Revolution, is their mascot.
Anyone who has been a fan of the New England Patriots knowns that there’s an intense and bitter rivalry between the Patriots and the New York Jets. Some even consider it to be the most antagonistic relationship in the NFL. Both teams are in the same division but tensions were escalated with the swapping of head coaches throughout the years.
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What you’ll find in this New England Patriots guide:
- New England Patriots Schedule
- Best 2019 New England Patriots Super Bowl Odds
- Patriots’ Playoff Performances
Now that the NFL is in it’s preseason, everyone has their eyes on when and how the New England Patriots will perform. We’ve got the New England Patriots schedule below so that Pats fans and bettors know when to watch this all-star team led by legendary quarterback Tom Brady.
|New England Patriots vs.||Date|
|Carolina Panthers||August 22|
|New York Giants||August 29|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||September 8|
|Miami Dolphins||September 15|
|New York Jets||September 22|
|Buffalo Bills||September 29|
|Washington Redskins||October 6|
|New York Giants||October 10|
|New York Jets||October 21|
|Cleveland Browns||October 27|
|Baltimore Ravens||November 3|
|Philadelphia Eagles||November 17|
|Dallas Cowboys||November 24|
|Houston Texans||December 1|
|Kansas City Chiefs||December 8|
|Cincinnati Bengals||December 15|
|Buffalo Bills||December 22|
|Miami Dolphins||December 29|
At a glance, the Super Bowl odds for the Patriots stand at +645 or 6-1 depending on which US sports betting site you’re betting at. This puts the team at the top of the list for winning the Super Bowl again.
AFC East Odds and AFC Championship Odds
In terms of their respective league, oddsmakers are also counting on the Patriots to dominate the AFC East and the AFC in general again. The odds for winning the AFC East are at -480 while their chances of winning the AFC Championship are at +322.
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As mentioned above, the New England Patriots have been dominating the NFL. At the helm of their successful campaigns is Tom Brady who is one of the best players in professional football. Let’s take a look at the laundry list of the Patriots’ accomplishments over the years.
Playing in the AFC East, the New England Patriots have:
- Lost the Wild card playoffs in 1982, 1994, and 2009.
- In 1976, 1978, 1986, 1997, 2005, and 2010 they lost the AFC East divisional playoffs.
- Lost the AFC Championship in 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, and 2015.
Super Bowls Played
- Lost the Super Bowl in 1996, 2011, and 2017.
- Won the Super Bowl in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2016, and 2018.