See the related link below for the history of the New England Patriots.
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they are called that because New England was one of the first places the colonists settled so New England decided on Patriots based on their history.
The only nick name the organization has had is the Patriots. The team was originally known as the Boston Patriots The team was renamed the New England Patriots in 1971.They got the name from England. (HISTORY CHECK) When America went to war with England to gain independence, England fought under the nickname "The Patriots" (hints the name "New England Patriots"). Funny how stuff like that works, huh?
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The most prominent number 80 for the New England Patriots over history are Irving Fryar, Troy Brown, and Don Hasselback.
The New England Patriots.
The New England Patriots and the San Francisco 49ers.
They are currently tied at 14th with the Minnesota Vikings in wins in history with 426 apiece.
The New England Patriots are currently the best team in history with a record of 18-1 and hold the record for most touchdowns in a season with Tom Brady with 50
Through 2012, the Patriots overall record is 450 - 386- 9, a .526 winning percentage.